How to Join..

Sign Up To Become A Member

eJoin Enrollment ExampleWEA membership is available to public school employees: teachers, support professionals, substitutes, coaches, higher education faculty, etc..  If you are employed in public education in Washington state and represented by one of the more than 370 local associations affiliated with WEA, you can enroll online here.  This online enrollment process, eJoin, is an easy and secure way to sign up! 

Want to know more about WEA and your UniServ Council before you enroll?  This document we've prepared may help answer your questions!

Need a little help with eJoin online enrollment?  We have created some handy eJoin Guides - available to help you with the enrollment process (these guides are also included in the document link mentioned above).  

Certificated Employees

Education Support Personnel (ESP)

Higher Education Employees

If you have questions you can contact the Field Assistants at WEA-Southeast who handle dues.   Michelle can be reached at, and Bridget can be reached at

Other Types Of Membership:

Student Membership

Student Membership is available to those who are enrolled in a postsecondary program that is preparatory for employment in a position that will make you eligible for Active (teacher) membership in the NEA. You can enroll online here.  

WEA-Retired Membership

As a member of WEA/NEA-Retired you remain a part of the nation's largest advocacy voice for public education. Join or renew here.

Associate and reserve membership

Former WEA Active members, (certificated or educational support professional), including those on an unpaid leave of absence from public education employment are eligible for Reserve membership.

Association membership is open to community members who are public education supporters: Associate/Reserve member enrollment form.


This webpage provides a breakdown of how the dues dollars are allocated for both NEA and WEA.