NEA Member Benefits launches NEA Vacations

NEA Member Benefits has launched an exciting new benefit for NEA members: NEA Vacations! Just in time for spring and summer vacation planning, the multifaceted NEA Vacations offers the guaranteed best value on hotels, luxury resorts, cruises, guided vacations and more. Members will be able to take care of all their travel planning needs, including domestic and international flights, by booking online or calling a Member Service Representative.

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‘It Can Wait’ program highlights the dangers of distracted driving

The It Can Wait campaign is a free program you can bring to your high schools to help educate students on the dangers of distracted driving and encourage them to take the pledge to keep their eyes on the road and not their phones. The campaign is a partnership between the Wisconsin State Patrol, AT&T, and AAA to hold events at high schools across the state to drive home the dangers of distracted driving. During these assemblies, students watch an AT&T video called “The Last Text” about lives altered by someone’s decision to text and drive.

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Two schools, one district nominated for Green Ribbon Awards

Two Wisconsin public schools and one school district will be considered for awards from the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program. The awards program recognizes schools and districts that act to reduce their environmental impact and costs, improve health and wellness, and provide effective environmental and sustainability education. Wisconsin’s 2017 nominees are Houlton Elementary School, Hudson School District, and Kromrey Middle School, Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District. In addition, Washburn School District was nominated for a District Sustainability Award.

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