How Do I Become a Member?

Simple! Just complete the AFDEA fillable PDF and email it or through NEA's online portal.

Yes, it's that easy!

Why Should I Be a Member?

As a member of the AFDEA, you have: a voice, the ability to make changes in education, a community of support, thousands of educators who can help and support you, a better skill set, through professional development and training, and a brighter future, as we advocate together. 

Below are few of the reasons to join your local, state, and national association. By joining one, you join them all! For more information, visit any of the links below, or visit the AEA website.

Local reasons  to join

Our Accomplishments

The Agua Fria District Education Association  provides:

State reasons to join

AEA's Top 10 reasons to join

While the local association has the most direct impact on policies implemented in the Agua Fria District, there are still numerous issues in Arizona that are handled by the Arizona Education Association. AEA is without a doubt our primary voice at the state legislature on issues such as teacher compensation, performance pay, class sizes, teacher gag bills, & funding, but they also provide other key services to teachers, such as:

“Education Day at the Capitol.” Arizona Education Association, 

National reasons to join

NEA Member Benefits

While AEA fights for teachers at the state level, the National Education Association is the nations largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.. They are the number one advocate for education at the federal level, and lobby Congress on bills that affect education. Benefits offered by NEA include:

“Advocating for Change.” National Education Association, 

Membership Dues

ALL classified and certified employees of the Agua Fria Union High School District may become active members of the Association upon payment of dues to the Agua Fria District Education Association, Arizona Education Association, and National Education Association. 

There are 3 ways members can pay dues;