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Higher Ed Professional Growth

Since 1999, NEA has partnered with the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network to provide teaching guides for faculty.

No faculty member wants to be the “sage on the stage” anymore. Few students learn much by listening to endless lecturing. 

But what should faculty do? 

With practical advice on topics including interactive lecturing, evidence-based instruction, and more, NEA’s library of Thriving in Academe guides can help faculty to help students learn. Each is written by a faculty developer, specifically for NEA, and intended to be useful for all faculty, whether you’re new to the profession or an experienced college-level educator.

Member Marcia MacKey
The union has supported me in everything. I have gotten all sorts of training. I think I am much better in the classroom because of my union work. I think I am a better advocate because I found out I have a voice.
Quote by: Marcia MacKey, Associate Professor of Sport Management and Aquatics, Michigan Education Association
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.