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Last updated: 17 November, 2013

Welcome to the New NASE website

We have rebooted the website with updated content. More info will be on its way soon.

Vacancy in Vice-President Position

The Executive Board unanimously voted to append the job description for the Vice President (currently vacant) to include the duties of the newly identified Membership Coordinator position. This is the result of member input and a full discussion with the Treasurer and members of the Board.  We feel this would help our financial stability as well as improve our membership accounting.

If you are interested in applying for this new position, please send an e-mail immediately to Sharon Carlson at  For those members who sent a recent e-mail for the Vice President's position, please re-apply to Sharon and mention that you are re-applying with the new duties attached.

Position will begin January 1, 2014 for the remainder of this school year and will pay 50% of the annual salary.  It will continue on normally after that.  Please send your written e-mail or request to Sharon Carlson, President, JFK, at by December 5, 2013.

Annual Salary:  $1,250 with 3-way dues paid in full.  This position will include assuming President's position in her absence, assistant to President, will represent the Association when directed, shall keep membership informed of all legislative matters, and shall perform the duties of Association Parliamentarian,  Additionally, he/she will maintain all membership records for all units and act as liaison between Human Resources, MTA, and the NASE Treasure, be responsible for new hires, terminations, retirees, and current membership and will distribute agency fee materials and new member packets.

Dues Schedule

Current Dues Schedule for 2013-14



Please note: There are other fees for those employed less than 25%, those hired after certain dates of year, and whose salary is less than $12,000 per year. Dues are collected on a 10-month September to June schedule.


Contracts will be coming!  Look for your contracts to be arriving in December.  Every member will receive a new updated contract that you will be signing for.  Please read it thoroughly when you receive it.

MTA cards

You should have received your new MTA card by now. Didn't get it? Contact member services by e-mail or call MTA's Division of Affiliate Services at 1-800-392-6175 x8102.

The Benefits of Membership

Not sure if you should become a member of NASE, MTA and NEA? Click here to find out what you would be missing.

See where your dues go and why our collective bargaining rights are so important.  Click here.