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Aspiring Educators Conference

Fight for the present. Shape the future.

The NEA Aspiring Educators offers future educators the opportunity to connect with their colleagues, learn about their profession, and take action on important education issues affecting public schools and communities.

Aspiring educators meet each year at the end of June, before NEA's Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly. Stay tuned for registration information for the 2021 conference.

NEA Aspiring Educator Awards

Don’t miss your opportunity to be recognized for all your hard work this school year.  We have simplified the application process to make submissions easier to complete.  Apply for as many awards as you like, click the award below to go to the form.  

Recipients will be announced at the NEA Aspiring Educators Conference in June during the Gram-AE Awards Ceremony.  

Application Deadline: May 14, 2021

The School Me Podcast

The School Me Podcast

Designed with early-career educators in mind, the School Me podcast is your on-demand audio destination for advice from fellow NEA members and educators who have been there, done that. Whether you're looking for classroom management tips, leadership inspiration, or simply a reminder of why your work is so important, we've got something for you.
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.