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Executive Committee, National Education Association

Kevin F. Gilbert

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Delegates to the 2013 National Education Association Representative Assembly (RA) elected veteran educator Kevin F. Gilbert, of Ridgeland, Mississippi, to the Executive Committee. Mr. Gilbert began serving a three-year term in September 2013.

Mr. Gilbert has worked as an educator for more than 18 years. He currently serves as coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. Prior to serving on the NEA Executive Committee, he served as president of the Mississippi Association of Educators (MAE) from 2007-2013. Mr. Gilbert has worked as a social studies teacher, coach, bus driver, and an administrator with the Clinton Public School District, Rankin County School District, and the Hinds County School District. His Association leadership includes serving as vice president for governance for the National Council of State Education Associations and chair of the National Education Association Committee on Human and Civil Rights.

Mr. Gilbert earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi. He holds an Education Specialist degree in education leadership from Mississippi College. And in 2015, he received his doctorate in education leadership from Mississippi College.

The NEA ( is the nation’s largest professional employee organization, representing more than 3 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators, and students preparing to become teachers.