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National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA)

NCUEA Highlights

Register for 2017 NCUEA Summer Conference

When: June 25 - 28

Where: The Omni Parker House, 60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108

Room Rate: $239.00 per night

To register and for more conference information please visit 2017 NCUEA Summer Conference

The NCUEA Summer Conference will be one of the most beneficial meetings you will attend this year. During this conference you'll hear from local presidents' share their work to improve working relationships with management; engage members; transform their leadership and address the needs of their members. Wondering what's new for you at NEA? Come to the conference to hear about campaigns and ideas to engage members on educational issues and professional development and to help you as an Association leader.

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NEA's Urban Grants

NEA’s Urban Grants support development of large local NEA affiliates representing pre-K-12 educators, higher education faculty, and education support professionals. This grant funding is intended for projects that increase membership recruitment and involvement, build Association capacity, issue organizing and organizing and engage communities. Urban Grants, administered by the NEA Center for Organizing, will be awarded for programs that align with the NEA Strategic Plan. Read More & Apply!

The National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA) is an advocacy organization of local affiliates of the National Education Association (NEA), which is dedicated to strengthening member advocacy and making the NEA more responsive to member needs.


The mission of the National Council of Urban Education Associations is to promote and advance quality Public Education in urban schools by empowering and supporting Local Associations, leaders, and members. In carrying out this mission, NCUEA focuses on the following areas:

  • United Voice for Urban Education
  • Promotion of and Advocacy for Local Associations
  • Partnership with NEA
  • Partnerships with Education-Focused Organizations
  • Training for Local Urban Leaders
  • Human and Civil Rights for All
  • Celebration of Diversity
  • Communication Among Local Associations
  • Staff/Leadership Relationships
  • Quality Working Conditions


NCUEA members believe it is their responsibility to communicate their needs clearly and concisely to their colleagues within the NEA. The members believe NCUEA is the most effective method for making their case and for gaining a favorable hearing for their needs. Through the conduct of official business, NCUEA members work in a concerted fashion to influence the direction of NEA.



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