Seeing an abundance of food and supplies in one corner of their lives and a severe need for these necessities in another, two educators jumped into action.
The bad news is that the demands and pressures on our schools are growing. The good news is that the nation is finally looking to educators for solutions.
Educators in Springfield fight against nepotism and institutional biases, form group to help recruit, retain, and support educators of color.
Custodian and pastor Stephone Avery works hard to implement ESSA and raise ESP voices.
Whether it was fighting overtesting or school takeovers, educators across the nation have stood up, spoke out, and scored victories.
“When educators, parents, communities, and students stand together, we are a formidable force and together we can fight and win.”
“We are creating confident, strong citizens, who are collaborative, compassionate, and powerful,” Mandy Manning tells delegates.
Alaska paraeducator Sherry Shaw shows and tells during her RA address.
In keynote address, Eskelsen García salutes student activists. “They are demanding something from all of us and demanding something of themselves.”
The more than 6,000 delegates to NEA’s Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly are energized as they gather and prepare to vote on key education issues.