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National Education Association (NEA)

The National Education Association is the nation's largest professional employee organization, representing 3 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators and students preparing to become teachers. NEA has a long, proud history of advocating for its members, America’s children, and public schools. Founded in 1857 to elevate the character and advance the interests of the teaching profession and to promote the cause of popular education in the United States, NEA has remained constant in its commitment to its original mission -- to fulfill the promise of a democratic society by promoting quality public education and advancing the education profession; expanding the rights and furthering the interests of educational employees; and advocating human, civil and economic rights for all.

Michael J. Kaspar, Ph.D.
Senior Program/Policy Analyst, STEM/P21
National Education Association (NEA)
1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-3290

Phone: (202) 822-7793
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www.nea.org