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                               2020 NEA National Leadership Summit

                                               March 13-15, 2020
                                                    Orlando, FL
                                        Hyatt Regency Orlando

                 Our Democracy. Our Responsibility. Our Time!


Due to an overwhelming response and capacity, registration for the Summit is closed. If you need additional assistance, please contact the Summit Team at

We are excited about the 2020 NEA National Leadership Summit. We have more than one hundred, quality leadership development trainings for educators who seek to lead in their professions and in their Associations.

We know that members are excited about the Summit and want to know more, so we have prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions that we hope will be helpful. If you need additional information, please email

Leadership Summit Mission Statement

Purpose of the National Leadership Summit:
To develop Activist leaders and prepare them with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to lead relevant, thriving associations and to lead in their professions.

Summit Objectives:
To deliver annually a unified, strategic, and interdisciplinary approach to leadership development that reinforces and supports key leadership competencies in six strategic areas. The leadership summit is one vehicle to support the institutionalization of a competency-based and continuous learning system designed to develop the next generation of leaders and Activist leaders.

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2019 NEA Leadership Summit Opening Session

2019 NEA Leadership Summit Saturday General Session

2019 NEA Leadership Summit Closing General Session

2020 NEA National Leadership Summit

Before you register, it is important that you download and read the Registration Instructions. To read and review sessions and Institutes, please click on one of the links below:

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Explore the NEA Leadership Competency Guide  
(PDF, 4.7 MB, 32 pgs.)

leadership development resources

Electronic Communications Notice: As we begin the planning stages of the 2020 NEA National Leadership Summit, there will be a series of email communications sent to summit attendees. In the event you are not receiving summit information in your inbox, please check your clutter and junk folders in your respective mail servers (i.e. Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo). Thank you.

2019 NEA Summit
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