Educator Rights to Accommodations
Learn how COVID-19 impacts your right to accommodations under the ADA.
Learn about your rights and remedies if you contract COVID-19 at work.
Educator Rights to Paid Sick Leave
Need to take leave related to COVID-19—either because you tested positive or need to care for a family member? Check out these resources.
Paraeducator and Other Education Support Professional Rights
This guidance provides information about safety practices as well as your rights to accommodation and leave under federal law.
COVID-19 and Liability Waivers
Before you sign, learn about your rights.
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Clean Air and Surfaces
With in-person instruction at schools and campuses, questions about the health hazards of cleaning and disinfecting products and protocols continue to arise.
School Operations and Contingency Plans
With the right strategies in place, we can keep students and educators safe and healthy.
Vaccines are the safest and most effective way we can protect ourselves and our loved ones from the coronavirus.
The NEA advocated for Federal funding to get our schools free COVID-19 testing – learn how to get tests and why they’re so important.
Using Our Collective Voice
Advocating for ESSER Funds
NEA guidance for how local affiliates can bargain and advocate for resources that not only support student learning, but also students’ social-emotional well-being.
Sample Demands for Safe and Just In-Person Learning
You and your community can use these criteria to ensure the health and safety of students, educators, and families.
Educators are feeling overwhelmed as their demands have expanded during the pandemic
Educator Voice in the COVID-19 Environment
Learn about how collective bargaining plays a role in ensuring educators' safety during in-person instruction.
Amplifying Educator Expertise to Address COVID-19 Issues
The voices and expertise of educators have never been more important.
Assignments and Staffing During COVID-19
This NEA guidance offers suggestions for ongoing labor-management conversations related to changes in assignments and staffing.
More Safety Plans, Protocols, and Guidance
Funding Your Safety Plans
Learn how you can unlock funds from the American Rescue Plan, among other legislation, to fund your cleaning and safety plans.
Mental Health Safety
Its not just about protecting our bodies. We also must protect our mental health
Advocating for Educators’ Legal Rights
NEA details your rights and protections as an educator during the pandemic.
Funding the Recovery
Thanks to the tireless advocacy of NEA members, we have an unprecedented opportunity to reshape the future of public education with the huge investment in public schools under the American Rescue Plan (ARP).
OUR VOICE = POWER Speak Up for Public Schools
When we unite and speak truth to power, we can have an enormous impact. Stay up to date on the latest actions you can take to protect and improve public schools for all students.