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NEA members at ESP conference

Conferences & Events

Experience the power of connection
At NEA national events, members swap stories, share news, challenge each other, learn from leaders — and prepare to change the world.
Every summer, NEA holds events for members to connect by career phase and role, and to advance our work on racial and social justice. Browse below for details.

Conference on Racial & Social Justice

The Conference on Racial and Social Justice provides a unique space for educators, students, parents and families, organizers, community members and leaders to unite for the advancement of Justice in Education.

ESP Conference

The NEA ESP National Conference is the premier professional development opportunity for education support professionals across the nation.
Member Gloria Pereyra-Robertson
Through my union, I have been able to do a lot more things, build my network and access more resources. Last summer I was at the Racial and Civil Justice Conference. I got to meet the most amazing teachers who are like-minded. It was like I was at the Oscars!
Quote by: Gloria Pereyra-Robertson, Kindergarten teacher, Oregon Education Association
2019 Salem Kaizer RA delegates

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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.