Alachua County Education Association is a union of professional workers dedicated to advancing the cause of public education. We educate students, empower our members, and work with parents and the community to build a stronger Alachua County.
Teachers and Education Support Professionals (ESPs) who work for the Alachua County Public Schools are eligible for membership in ACEA. Active members pay dues through payroll deduction. Your dues are dependent on your salary.
$35,000.00 AND GREATER = FULL DUES ($32 for 20 pays)
$15,000.00 -$34,999.99 = HALF DUES ($16 for 20 pays)
$14,999.99 and below = QUARTER DUES ($8 for 20 pays)
To join ACEA, you can download this payroll deduction form, complete it, and send it by truck mail to the ACEA office or you can hand-deliver it to the ACEA office at 618 NW 13th Avenue, Gainesville. You can also get this form from your school or worksite rep or by stopping in at the ACEA office. If you have any questions, call the ACEA office at (352) 377-7635
The Retired Alachua County Educators (TRACE) provides opportunities for members to continue their membership and involvement in matters concerning education. Membership is open to any retired education union member. Contact ACEA at (352) 377-7635 for more information.
ACEA offers Associate Memberships to individuals in the local community who are not employees of the Alachua County Public Schools but who are interested in supporting education. Associate Members are invited to attend education-related events and meetings. Annual dues are $10. If you would like to become an associate member of ACEA, please call our office at (352) 377-7635 for more information