Their counterparts in big cities garnered national attention, but educators in smaller towns are also notching wins for students and their profession.
Delegates return home ready to use their collective power to “listen and learn and teach and reach and engage and organize and convince.”
Rodney Robinson tells RA delegates that lawmakers who refuse to stand up for our most vulnerable students will face a day of reckoning on election day.
“We deserve a seat at every table where policies and decisions are made that impact our work, our students and our communities that we serve.”
David Schneider, a professor and union leader at Saginaw Valley State University, was honored by the NEA Representative Assembly.
“The power of this union and the collective voice of our 3 million members was on full display today,” said NEA president.
The late Dolores McCracken was honored by the nearly 7,000 educators at the 2019 NEA Representative Assembly.
Political action isn’t subversive, Lily Eskelsen García tells the 2019 NEA Representative Assembly. “It’s the essence of democracy.”
Creating images that go along with a movement, whether it’s social justice or #RedforEd, brings people together, and creates ownership in the movement.
The theme of this year’s annual meeting is Our Democracy. Our Responsibility. Our Time!