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2018 NEA Leadership Summit Speakers

Watch the Inspirational Speeches from NEA Leaders and Keynote Speakers.

The Power of the NEA Leadership Competency Framework:
NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia



National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia opens Day 1 of the Summit on Friday, March 17, 2018 in Chicago, IL. The plenary and Lily’s story reinforces the purpose of the Summit and offers an explanation of the NEA Leadership Competency Framework. For more details about the NEA’s Leadership Competency Framework and the annual Leadership Summit, go to www.nea.org/leadershipdevelopment.


Leading at All Levels to Build Local, State, and National Power:
NEA Vice President Becky Pringle



During Day 2 of the 2018 NEA National Leadership Summit in Chicago (March 17, 2018) NEA Vice President Becky Pringle uses the power of storytelling to share with participants her leadership path to becoming an activist leader, highlighting challenges and successes along the way. Vice President Pringle joins with five, dynamic, and diverse educators from across the country who, like Pringle, understand that strong, public schools begin with educators who understand the importance of leading in and outside of their worksites. For more details about the NEA’s Leadership Competency Framework and the annual Leadership Summit, go to www.nea.org/leadershipdevelopment.


Leaders Can Make a Difference:
NEA Secretary Treasurer Princess Moss



Reminding educators of the important roles they play in the lives of students, NEA Secretary-Treasurer Princess Moss closes the NEA Summit with a powerful story of how each of the leadership competencies helped prepare her to advocate for her students as a music teacher and on the international stage leading the single, largest labor union. For more details about the NEA’s Leadership Competency Framework and the annual Leadership Summit, go to www.nea.org/leadershipdevelopment.


Building Power Through Active Citizenship:
Eric Liu, 2018 NEA National Leadership Summit (Chicago, IL)



Eric Liu, founder and CEO of Citizens University, uses his experiences as an author, educator and civic entrepreneur to demonstrate how powerful educators can be when the understand and exercise their citizenship collectively.


Educators’ Role in Protecting and Defending:
Bryonn Bain, 2018 NEA National Leadership Summit



Using a combination of spoken word and lecture, artist and activist Bryonn Bain recounts his experience with being profiled by police and the importance of educators in using their leadership and position to understanding, and ultimately dismantle the systems that profit and promote inequality.

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