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What is NEA-Alaska?

NEA-Alaska is an advocate for an excellent public education for each child in Alaska and works to advance the interests of public school employees.

NEA-Alaska, an affiliate of the National Education Association, is an organization of 13,000+ members who work in Alaska’s public schools.

Whether it’s in a crowded urban classroom or a remote community in rural Alaska with only one school, we all aim to accomplish the same task: provide an excellent public education for every child in Alaska. Please join us in our journey.

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What’s new?

NEA-Alaska’s 18-19 Grant Opportunities
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Local Presidents: Submit Your DA Delegates Today! 
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Where are we?

To find information on your school district and local association, click on the toggle in the top left corner of this map.

Next Steps on Alaska’s Education Challenge

Every once in a while, in the midst of the constant hype of one new “answer” after another, something that is actually great arrives in [...]

What are we doing to Improve Student Learning?

What’s happening Federally?

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Social Media in the Classroom Grant

What could a $1,000 grant do to upgrade your classroom? Win a Grant of $1,000 When You Show Us How [...]

NEA-Alaska NEST Grant

2018-2019 NEST Grants DEADLINES: APPLICATION (online): Friday, December 14, 2018 @ 5pm Submit your online application here. NEA-Alaska wants to [...]

Community Outreach Matching Grants

2018-2019 Community Outreach Matching Grants for Local Associations DEADLINES: APPLICATION (online): Friday, December 14, 2018 PROGRESS REPORT: Friday, March 22, 2019 [...]

Applications for the 2020 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship Open Oct. 15!

The current NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows tell us that the fellowship's 12 months of professional development are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity [...]

Carrs Safeway Alaska Education Grant Program

Carrs Safeway and the Alaska Council of School Administrators are proud to support innovative teaching practices across the state of [...]

NEA-Alaska Membership Cards

Anchorage School District and teachers union reach stalemate in contract negotiations, agree to federal mediator

9/16/2018 | By: Tegan Hanlon, ADN The Anchorage School District and the teachers union that represents about 3,300 of the city's [...]

Walker signs education bills at teacher welcome back day

Aug 11, 2018 | Erin McGroarty, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner FAIRBANKS — Gov. Bill Walker signed four education bills Friday morning [...]

Teacher’s Union making progress on new contract with ASD

08/07/2018 by Scott Gross, KTVA "It's a start," AEA team bargaining spokesperson Brian Nelson said. "We're making progress but we [...]

Secretary DeVos Approves Alaska and Iowa’s ESSA State Plans

MAY 16, 2018 | U.S. Department of Education WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of [...]

I’m a Conservative and I’m Sticking with My Union

By Rick Morgan, Mat-Su CEA Hello, my name is Rick [...]

Alaska Educators Find Their Voice in ESSA and Alaska’s Education Challenge

By Rebecca Himschoot, Sitka teacher And Paul Campbell, Anchorage teacher [...]

Are Unions Still Necessary? The Story of “Sam”

Sam (name has been changed to protect his identity) was [...]

“Our Sherry” Gets Busy on the National Stage

Sherry Shaw speaks to the NEA Board of Directors. [...]

NEA Directors’ Newsletter

See what’s going on at the NEA level by reading the most recent NEA Director’s Newsletter or catching up with archived issues of the newsletter. Check it out >>


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