You must be a CSEA member or Retiree Unit member to access the information. The service center is available to assist you over the phone; please call CSEA Member Benefits at (866) 487-2732. You can also email email@example.com. If you have not created an account, register to access your benefits and more. Contact your Chapter President, Labor Relations Rep or Member Services at (866) 487-2732 or firstname.lastname@example.org for your Member ID number.
Shop a brand-new collection of CSEA-branded items or shop the clearance section for some of our oldies but goodies! You will find pens, drinkware, clothing, and more for yourself, your family, and your chapter members. Inventory will be limited and available while supplies last, so get ready to shop! Go to www.csea.com/store.
CSEA Dependent Scholarship
Looking for ways to help pay for your dependent’s college education? CSEA awards $1,000 Dependent Scholarships to graduating high school seniors as well as those already enrolled in community college, college/universities, or trade/vocational colleges. Applications are available and can be found here. Applications are due February 1, 2021. Applicants must be a dependent of a CSEA member in good standing. The selection of the scholarship winners is overseen by the CSEA Scholarship Committee and all applicants are notified of their award status no longer than the end of April.
Member Career Grant
Are you a member taking college classes on a part- or full-time basis? Then this program is for you! CSEA can help offset the cost of furthering your education. $1,000 grants are awarded based on a combination of criteria, which includes financial need, career goals, community service, and participation in CSEA activities. Applications are available beginning in June and are due October 31.
Member Student Loan Reducer
Student loan debt is a major problem that many of our members face. Thanks in part to an annual grant fromSchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union. CSEA can help members ease the debt with $500 grants. Applications are available in September of each year and are due February 15. Applications can be found here. The selection of the grant winners is made by the CSEA Scholarship Committee and all applicants are notified of their award status no later than the end of March.
Member Reimbursement Subsidy
Union Plus Scholarships
This scholarship is for members or their dependents attending higher education. The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Applications are available in June and are due January 31. More Info: https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships
Amusements & Attractions
Get tickets and discounts to all major theme parks like Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Legoland, Universal Studios, Aquarium of the Pacific, San Diego Zoo, Sea World, museums, movie theaters and much more.
Everyday Benefits & Discounts
Spend less on everything from flowers and gifts to cell phone plans and pet insurance. CSEA offers everyday savings for you and your family.
CSEA has discounts for your next family vacation, including a vacation planning service, rental car discounts, and great hotel rates.
From credit unions to direct deposit bank cards to budget and debt counseling, CSEA membership can help you manage your finances and save money.
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
Get free checking with no minimum balance requirements, no monthly fees and unlimited transactions. SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union exclusively serves school employees and their families throughout the state with benefits and services designed for you. Visit: https://www.schoolsfirstfcu.org/
First Financial Federal Credit Union
CSEA members and their families enjoy free checking, a no-cost personalized auto buying service, competitively low auto loan rates for new and pre-owned cars, budget friendly real estate loans, and so much more. Visit: https://www.ffcu.org/about/community/local-endorsements
Provident Credit Union
Capital One CSEA Credit Card – Union Plus
The Capital One Union Plus Credit Card offers a competitive 1.5% Cash Back on all purchases. Featuring competitive interest rates and valuable Mastercard® benefits, members can choose from three different card options to earn rewards and build credit with responsible use. Visit: https://theunioncard.com/csea-california-school-employees-association-credit-card
Free Budget and Debt Management Counseling
Members have 24/7 access to experienced consumer credit counseling advisors. Your free session covers a complete financial review, including budget analysis, credit management and counseling, assistance in budgeting, and an action plan. To request credit counseling, call (877) 833-1745.
Wisely Direct by ADP
Real Estate Rewards with Union Plus
Members who are buying or selling a home can earn $500 cash back for every $100,000 in home value when you use a real estate agent approved by SIRVA. Access over 4,600 licensed agents and get in touch with a local professional who specializes in your real estate market. More Info: https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/home-auto/real-estate-rewards
CSEA members are automatically covered with a free $5,000 policy and can save on auto, home, disability, life, dental, vision, and other insurance. Visit: https://csea.com/member-benefits/insurance
CSEA CalPERS Pre-Retirement Webinars
Retirement Frequently Asked Questions
You’ve got questions and we have the answers. Want to know when you are eligible to retire? Are you wondering what formula is used to calculate your retirement benefit? These are among the most common questions classified employees ask. Visit: https://csea.com/member-benefits/retirement/retirement-faq
CSEA Assistance Fund
CSEA takes care of its members on the job, but it also lends a helping hand in times of crisis through the Dorothy Bjork Assistance Fund. Members who are facing a natural disaster or personal tragedy can apply for financial assistance. This fund helps members going through some of the toughest times of their lives and is entirely sourced from member donations. More Info: https://csea.com/member-benefits/assistance-fund-programs
- Emergency Assistance Program
- Humanitarian Assistance Program
- COVID-19 Funeral Expense Reimbursement Assistance
CSEA Legal Referral Program
Do you have a personal (non-work-related) legal concern? Obtain a referral to an attorney who will provide a free consultation and may also offer a discount to CSEA members. Call the CSEA Legal Referral Line. More Info: https://csea.com/member-benefits/legal-help?keyword=&benefit_category_id=105&check_logged_in=1
Union Plus Legal Program
Do you have a legal question? Need to hire an attorney? Because you’re a union member, you can get free access to basic legal help or upgrade to a higher level of premium legal services for a low monthly fee. More Info: https://csea.com/member-benefits/legal-help?keyword=&benefit_category_id=105&check_logged_in=1
Are you interested in learning more about mental health, the district budget, or retirement options? You can access on-demand videos right here to view trainings on these subjects and many more! Videos range from 2 to 30 minutes. More Info: https://csea.com/events-and-training/on-demand-training