More than 7,000 delegates gather in Boston to address the serious challenges facing students and public schools.
NEA Representative Assembly celebrates 2017 Teacher of the Year Sydney Chaffee and 2017 Education Support Professional of the Year Saul Ramos.
Educators should not try to find common ground with an administration that is “cruel and callous to our children,” Eskelsen García tells delegates.
NEA hosts Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly June 25–July 5 in Boston.
Clinton visit and action taken to protect rights of LGBTQ students highlight 2016 RA.
“When students look at us they see role models and someone they can be proud of,” says Connecticut educator Jahana Hayes.
“We see the whole child, we notice their victories and their challenges,” special education paraeducator Doreen McGuire-Grigg tells RA delegates.
In making decisions about education, “we should listen to the teachers and the support professionals who are with our kids every day” Clinton says.
In keynote address to 2016 NEA RA, Eskelsen García urges delegates to turn back demagoguery and win something better for students, families, and communities.