Galvanized by the historic mobilization of public school educators that caught the attention of the entire nation, educators converged on the George E. Brown convention center in Houston, Texas on July 4 for the 157th National Education Association Representative Assembly (RA). The theme of the 2019 RA was Our Democracy. Our Responsibility. Our Time! After four
Kristin Ellenberger (center) and PSEA President Rich Askey accept the Friends of Education Award from NEA President Lily Eskelsen García during the 2019 NEA Representative Assembly. On Friday, the Representative Assembly (RA) posthumously honored Dolores McCracken, former president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), with NEA’s highest honor, the NEA Friend of Education Award.
NEA President Lily Eskelsen García delivers the keynote address at the 2019 NEA Representative Assembly. In her keynote address to the 2019 National Education Association Representative Assembly on Thursday, NEA President Lily Eskelsen García told the more than 7,000 delegates that the stakes in 2020 are too high for any educator to disengage from the
Delegates stand to vote during Red For Ed Day at the 2018 NEA Representative Assembly in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 5th 2018. (Photo/Calvin Knight) Nearly 7,000 NEA members will begin arriving in Houston, Texas, today for NEA’s 157th Annual Meeting and 98th Representative Assembly (RA), the world’s largest deliberative body that sets policy for the organization.