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NEA President Dennis Van Roekel opened the National Education Association's 91st Representative Assembly today with a challenge to members to stand up for their profession and come together in a united mission to transform America's public schools into world class institutions of learning.
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Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden appeared at the National Education Association's Representative Assembly on July 3, 2012 in Washington, DC. Biden said teachers make dreams a reality. He stressed that our success as a national depends on our ability to educate all children.
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National Education Association Executive Director John Stocks delivered his first address as executive director of the nation's largest professional organization. Speaking to the nearly 9,000 delegates at NEA's annual Representative Assembly, Stocks challenged the educators to become "social justice patriots."
"Our American DNA is embedded with a profound sense of possibility, an unshakable belief in a better tomorrow, an abiding faith that the American Dream is not only real, but a belief that there are many Americans who are willing to ensure that it's truly accessible for everyone...organized labor is the 'only effective answer' to corporate greed..."
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Video highlights of NEA's 2012 Representative Assembly (RA) held in Washington, DC
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On July 3, 2012, the National Education Association announced that Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota is this year's recipient of the America's Greatest Education Governor Award. The annual award recognizes and honors governors who have made major, state-level education strides that improve public schools. Gov. Dayton accepted the award in Washington, DC at NEA's annual Representative Assembly.
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An elementary school health technician from Colorado is the National Education Association's Education Support Professional of the Year. Judy Near energized nearly 9,000 fellow educators, attending NEA's Representative Assembly (RA) today with a powerful speech about the critical roles ESPs play in helping to ensure student success and lead the profession.
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NEA's Vice President Lily Eskelsen kicked off the annual Representative Assembly with a stirring version of the National Anthem
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The National Education Association will announce the first ever NEA RA Mayor at the 2012 Representative Assembly. All delegates are eligible, just pick up a game card next to the NEA Fund Booth, complete the tasks and return your game card by 2 PM on July 5th. Learn more at www.nea.org/ramayor.
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There are many illustrations of what happens when unions lead the professions During this presentation at the National Education Association's 2012 Representative Assembly, Vice President Lily Eskelsen and Secretary/Treasurer Becky Pringle highlight incredible people and programs where NEA is leading the way. The 2012 convention took place in Washington, DC.
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NEA's Outreach to Teach took place on June 27th, 2012 at Thomas Johnson Middle School in Lanham, MD. Sponsored by NEA's Student Program, each year Outreach to Teach selects a deserving public school in the area of the host city of NEA's Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly to receive a free makeover. More than 400 future, current, and retired teachers, higher ed faculty and education support professionals painted, cleaned, landscaped and decorated the high-needs school.
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Donna Brazile is a major player in Democratic Party politics, a social commentator for numerous national media outlets, and an out-spoken advocate for the rights of all Americans. She recently spoke at the National Education Association's Joint Conference on the Concerns of Minorities and Women - Washington, DC - June 28, 2012
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This five-teacher panel of members of the National Education Association speaks on topics ranging from students success and fighting poverty to defending union rights and leading school reform. Presented at NEA's Joint Conference on the Concerns of Minorities and Women -- Washington, DC -- June 28, 2012.
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Dr. Adolph Brown, chair of the Department of Psychology at Hampton University, forcefully demonstrates how teachers and school staff influence the adult success of every student. National Education Association's Joint Conference on Concerns of Minorities and Women -- Washington, DC -- June 29, 2012