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NEA Today Retired, August 2023

NEA Today Retired, August 2023

How do you craft a retirement that’s uniquely you? Learn how to identify your energy style, and discover what it means for your retirement. Meet a former educator who flipped a school board and is standing up for equity for all students. And find out how ableism and ageism go hand in hand, and what you can do to create change.
NEA Today Retired, August 2023

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Feature Article

How to Unlearn Ableism

by: James Paterson July 1, 2023
Ageism and ableism go hand in hand. Sometimes change starts with asking a question.
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Feature Article

Joe Biden: A President Who Hears Our Voices

by: Abreanna Blose and Amanda Litvinov July 13, 2023
'This is the most pro-public education and pro-union administration in modern history.’ - NEA President Becky Pringle
paraeducator Yahaira Rodriguez sits on a desk and listens to a student speaking up in the classroom
Cover Story

Seven Ways to Make This a Great School Year!

by: Mary Ellen Flannery August 1, 2023
Summer’s over! But things are about to heat up in classrooms and other workspaces. Here are seven things you can do now to smooth the way for a positive and powerful school year to come.
Feature Article

Why Mentoring Matters

by: Mary Ellen Flannery July 20, 2023
A good mentor can keep a new colleague in the profession.
rebecka peterson teacher of the year
Feature Article

Meet 2023 National Teacher of the Year Rebecka Peterson

by: Mary Ellen Flannery April 19, 2023
Peterson, a high school math teacher in Oklahoma, has been selected as the 2023 National Teacher of the Year. Her focus? Student relationships and finding the good in every day.

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Quote byTameka Mays , paraprofessional

“Find a mentor who can help you avoid pitfalls, encourage you when you are struggling, and tell you when you need to do better.”
—Tameka Mays , paraprofessional
Tameka Mays

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