“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!
More teachers, education support professionals and administrators are urging lawmakers to address the crisis of unsafe behaviors in schools. “We need systems in place not only to help teachers who are fearful of reporting incidents of threats, and to ensure that they are protected and heard, but also to provide supports and treatment to the students who need help.”
After sparking the #RedforEd movement that swept the country, West Virginia educators are facing of a new round of attacks.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, NEA invited six educators to share the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of being LGBTQ+ in the classroom.