Featured Benefits

No-Cost College

CSEA's No-Cost College Programs

CSEA members and their families can earn college degrees, teaching credentials, and take online courses for professional growth from an accredited university at no cost.

Paraeducator Conference

Paraeducator Conference

CSEA is hosting our 25th Annual Paraeducator Conference this year in Southern California, March 8-10. Join us at our first in-person conference in two years!

School First

SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union

SchoolsFirst exclusively serves school employees and their families throughout the state with benefits and services designed for you.

Benefits Categories

Education Services

CSEA offers a no-cost college program to members and their families, as well as $110,000 per year in scholarships and grants.

Amusements & Attractions

Get discounts on all the major theme parks in California and save on tickets to aquariums, zoos, movie theatres, waterparks and 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.

Financial Services

From direct deposit bank cards to credit unions and a mortgage program, CSEA membership can help you manage your finances and save money.


CSEA members are automatically covered with a free $5,000 policy and can save on auto, home, disability, life, dental, vision, and other insurance.


It’s never too early to plan for retirement. CSEA offers counseling on your CalPERS pension, Social Security benefits and Medicare Health Plan.

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.

Legal Help

As one of the benefits of CSEA membership, you may speak with an attorney in CSEA’s Legal Department about non-employment matters for no charge.

Irene Martinez-Leon

“Thank you for believing in me and helping me achieve my dream of becoming a nurse.”

Irene Martinez-Leon
Guaren Long

“What a rewarding journey it has been. I would recommend CSEA's Free College Program to others in a heartbeat.”

Guaren Long
Lanisha Barney

The [Humanitarian Fund] donation that CSEA members have provided lifted a heavy burden off our shoulders. We are so grateful, and thankful for the opportunity to have received your support.

Lanisha Barney

Free Benefits for CSEA Members

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Free College
No-cost Associates and Bachelor’s Degree programs
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Free Wisely Direct
Versatile direct deposit bank card with no hidden fees
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Free Insurance

$5,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

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Free Retirement Planning

CalPERS, Social Security and Medicare counseling

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Free Webinars

Educational, on-demand training videos

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Free Legal Referral

Off-the-job legal help and referral

Member Benefits Service Centers

CSEA Member Benefits Service Centers are located at our San Jose Headquarters and the Fresno Field Office. Members can make in-person purchases Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

We are available to assist you or place your order over the phone; please call CSEA Member Benefits at (866) 487-2732. You can also email us at memberbenefits@csea.com

Member Benefits Service Centers