The dedicated faculty, staff, and graduate workers of our nation’s colleges and universities help students pursue their passions and realize their dreams. Their success is our nation’s success.
NEA supports higher education professionals by helping them advocate for safe working conditions, fair pay, academic freedom, and so much more. We help faculty and staff understand the challenges of today’s campuses and empower them to work together to solve problems and build power.
NEA 2024 Higher Ed Conference
Registration is now open
Join us for the 2024 NEA Higher Education Conference on March 15 - 17, 2024, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree ST. NW, Atlanta. Leadership Day is March 14, 2024.
This year’s conference theme is “EDUCATION. DEMOCRACY. FREEDOM. OUR RIGHT! OUR RESPONSIBILITY Retired and Powerful. Promoting, Protecting and Strengthening Higher Education.”
We are excited to offer our members training, professional learning, and leadership opportunities. The conference is full of sessions and activities that allow members to learn, connect, and have fun while remaining safe.
To register CLICK HERE. Registration fee is below:
NEA members $250
Early Bird $210.00 (if registered by Friday, February 17, 2023)
Non-Member Registration Fee $300
Early Bird $260.00 (if registered by Friday, February 17, 2023)
The conference hotel is The Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta GA. You can reserve your room HERE.
Refer to the NEA Higher Ed Conference website for registration updates, including the conference workshop sessions.
For questions, please contact Ashley Spencer at [email protected].
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