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NEA Affiliates

Our local and state affiliates make it possible for us to make sure every educator, in every city, in every state, has the power to create great public schools.

Our unified structure means that wherever you are, your union colleagues are here for you. Here’s how to connect and join.

Find your state on the map below to join NEA and get current contact information.

If you’re not an educator but want to support NEA’s mission to give every child a quality education regardless of family income or place of residence, become a Community Ally. Aspiring Educators can join NEA here. Use the join links for your state in the map below for all other membership types including active teacher, retired, and ESP.

Brittany Perreault
Having a network of aspiring and current educators has opened my eyes to new opportunities, relationships, and ideas. While the union offers so many resources and opportunities, finding my union family has been the greatest benefit of joining.
Quote by: Brittany Perreault, Aspiring Educator, Michigan Aspiring Educator Program

AFL-CIO Partnerships

A historic agreement provides new ways for the 3 million members of the National Education Association (NEA) and the 12.5 million members of AFL-CIO unions to work together to strengthen and unify the union movement and meet the needs of working families.
National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.