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We Are NEA!

We are NEA!

Aspiring Educators
As an NEA Aspiring Educator,, you'll have the nation's largest education association (3.2 million members) working to provide you with tools and resources for a successful career.

Classroom Teachers
Our nation’s teachers help children achieve academically and learn the skills they will need to be successful and productive citizens. NEA offers a host of materials to help teachers understand the unique challenges of today’s classrooms and develop groundbreaking solutions to strengthen public schools.

Education Support Professionals
More than a half million Education Support Professional (ESP) members take care of our children every day and make sure they have the tools they need to succeed in our schools and classrooms.

Higher Education Faculty & Staff
Today, NEA is the largest college and university faculty and staff organization in the United States, representing more than 200,000 higher education employees in public as well as private institutions nationwide.

Our membership today is more than 275,000 and we continue to lead the way in public education and on critical issues including health care and Social Security.

Specialized Instructional Support Personnel
More than 1 million Specialized Instructional Support Personnel (SISP) work in our nation’s public schools helping students remove learning barriers while examining their individual strengths and talents, interests and insecurities. They include professionals such as school counselors, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, library media specialists, speech language pathologists and others.

Substitute Educators
Substitute educators perform a vital function in the maintenance and continuity of daily education.

Effective leadership is fundamental to providing a great public school for every student. School administrators perform key functions in the maintenance and development of schools, their faculty and their students.

National Council of Urban Education Associations
The National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA) is an advocacy organization of local affiliates of the National Education Association (NEA), dedicated to strengthening member advocacy and making the NEA more responsive to member needs.

Whether you are a public school teacher, faculty member, education support professional, retired educator, or a student preparing to become a teacher, NEA and its state and local affiliates have a place for you in our 3.2 million member organization

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