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Professional Learning

Leadership in Organizing - Micro-credentials

This stack of6# micro-credentials is designed to support educators interested in developing leadership skills to support the work of local affiliates.

At a Glance

This stack was developed to support educators who are interested in developing leadership skills need to support their local association.


  • Collective Bargaining
  • Education Funding


  • Learn to develop a plan for creating community partnerships that engage a diverse variety of stakeholders in advocacy for public education issues.
  • Learn to identify leaders.
  • Learn to organize using the story of self.
  • Compile and analyze data to identify your constituency's problems and issues.
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: November 24, 2020


Audience Role

  • Affiliate
  • Aspiring Educator
  • Education Support Professional
  • Teacher


  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School

Session Length

Approx. 15 hours per micro-credential

Session Format


Individual micro-credential topics include: 

  • Data Driven
  • Developing a Leadership Team
  • Meaningful Partnerships
  • One-on-One Meetings
  • Story of Self
  • Worksite Mapping

NEA Micro-credentials are offered at no cost to NEA members. Non-NEA members will be charged a $125.00 scoring fee per micro-credential at the time of submission. The full list of available NEA micro-credentials can be found at:

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