The 2021 Virtual NEA National Leadership Summit Recap
On March 12-14, nearly 2,000 educators signed up and participated in NEA’s first ever virtual National Leadership Summit. The lineup of impressive keynote speakers included:
- Nancy Maclean, historian, professor, and author of Democracy in Chains: The deep history of the radical right’s stealth plan for America.
- Dr. Andre Perry, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, author of Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities.
- Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II, president and senior lecturer at Repairers of the Breach and co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.
Other Summit participants included:
- 2021 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year Takeru Nagayoshi
- Mecca Verdell, youth poet
- Natalie Acosta, youth organizer with Voces de la Frontera
- Malcolm Jamal Warner, actor, director, musician, and producer
Watch the Highlights
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National Leadership Summit Virtual Attendee Hub
The National Leadership Summit Virtual Attendee Hub is still open. Registered participants can login and view plenaries, sessions, and access other content.
We hope you will join us for the next NEA National Leadership Summit, March 11-13, 2022
Every one of our members is inherently a leader. Our job is to help them live out their passion.