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Not an educator? There’s a role for everyone with NEA! Join our community and make a $25 contribution to help create safe schools, advocate for educator pay, and fight for equal opportunities for all students.
Learn more about the parents and activists who are taking action for students and public schools.

Community Allies are the dedicated parents, families, and friends of public education who want to support America’s students and educators. Teachers, education support professionals, and public employees can’t do it alone. Only together can we:

  • Advocate for smart, just policies and funding
  • Elect candidates for office who support educators, students, and public schools
  • Support the education professions 
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We need to dismantle unjust systems. We need to fully fund public schools. We need to hold our elected leaders accountable to our communities. And we need your help to make it happen.
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.