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Meetings & Events

Conferences, Seminars, & Training Programs for NEA Members

National Leadership Summit

The 2015 NEA National Leadership Summit will occur February 27 - March 1, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  This Summit is is open to all regions. Read more...

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. This year's ESP Conference is March 6-8, 2015

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.

2015 NEA/AFT Joint Higher Education Conference

The 2015 NEA/AFT Joint Higher Education Conference will be held March 13-15, 2015, at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL. Its purpose is to facilitate the exchange of information, skills development and networking among higher education community professionals, and inform and empower them to organize around issues that affect members of the profession. Click here for more information and event registration resources.


NEA- Retired Organizing Conference

March 24 - 26, 2015
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

The 2015 NEA-Retired Organizing Conference is devoted to training retired members to organize their communities to advance the cause of public education.

Registration site for the 2015 Retired Organizing Conference is now open.  Please click here. The link will set you up with registration for the conference and you will receive and email confirmation with a link to the hotel. 

NEA-Retired Annual Meeting

June 28-29, 2015
Hyatt Regecy Orlando
Orlando, Florida

The 2015 NEA-Retired Annual Meeting 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.

Registration will open on March 1st, 2015.  Please click the Conference Registration link March 1st to register.  Registration closes on June 5, 2015.

Joint Conference on Minorities and Women

An annual two-day event, June 29-30, 2015, 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.

National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA)

Summer Conference

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.


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