Meetings & Events
Conferences, Seminars, & Training Programs for NEA Members
National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA)
Each year in June, before the NEA Representative Assembly, attendees of the NCUEA Summer Meeting consider new business items, positions on NEA amendments, and other issues that could come before the Representative Assembly.
Attendees of the NCUEA Fall Conference will set the agenda for the coming year and will be able to participate in training sessions and seminars to help them augment local programs and keep up-to-date on changes in urban education.
National Leadership Summits
Members of state affiliates in the Pacific, West, and Midwest will attend the January 17-19 “West” Summit. The “East” Summit will occur February 21-23 for members of state affiliates in the Mid Atlantic, Southeast, and Northeast. Read more...
Minority Leadership Training
Minority Leadership Training seminars provide members of NEA's four designated ethnic minority groups (American/Indian Alaska Native; Asian/Pacific Islander; Black; and Hispanic) the skills they need to be effective leaders in their schools, communities, and the Association.
Women's Leadership Training
Thousands of Association women leaders across the country have participated in the Women's Leadership Training, designed to meet the needs of emerging and experienced Association leaders.
Education Support Professionals
Education Support Professionals (ESP) Conference
Convened annually, the ESP National Conference is a great opportunity for ESP members to develop new skills and learn more about relevant, important issues.
ESP Leaders for Tomorrow Program
Any NEA ESP member (K-12 and higher education) who has been an NEA member in good standing for at least the last three years may apply for the Leaders for Tomorrow program. Selected participants must be able to attend all three sessions.
Learn more about the ESP Leaders for Tomorrow Program.
Joint Conference on Minorities and Women
An annual two-day event, the Joint Conference on Concerns of Minorities and Women attracts more than 1000 education employees—active, retired, and student members; education support professionals; and higher education faculty. Participants explore human and civil rights issues, education research, and other critical matters affecting public school students and staff.
The NEA-Retired Annual Meeting, held in June before the NEA Representative Assembly, includes the NEA Student Outreach to Teach activity, a presentation of annual awards, and the annual banquet. Official delegates to the NEA-Retired Annual Meeting with full voting rights for all elections are those NEA-Retired members elected from their State Association as delegates to the NEA RA.
NEA Retired Conference
The NEA Retired Conference replaces the 2 NEA-Retired Regional Conferences and is designed to align NEA-Retired to the Stretegic Goals and Core Services of the NEA.