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NEA's Back to School: for Educators

NEA's Back to School Guide! Chock full of teacher-tested tips, advice, and resources for a successful start to the school year.



NEA's Back to School: for Parents

Developed through a joint effort between NEA and National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), these two-page guides provide parents and caregivers with fundamental tools to encourage their children's success in school all year long.

More Back to School Resources

Tips! Ideas! Strategies! Get your school year off to the best start possible with these tried and true resources from educators like you.   


NEA's 2015 Back to School Tour

NEA will be back on the road this September, meeting with members, students, and community partners to raise awareness on issues affecting the nation’s public schools. Check back for highlights from the tour and national media coverage. 

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In a national television commercial called “Ready,” the National Education Association welcomes students and educators back to school.

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Best of Works4Me: Back to School

by NEA Staff editors

21 of the best back-to-school-themed teaching tips we’ve gathered over the years, each one authored the a real expert, an educator like you.

Start the New School Year Strong  Head back to school with exclusive resources that NEA Member Benefits has gathered to help you freshen up your fall style, create the ideal classroom, eat right, and more!