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The NEA Representative Assembly is the largest democratic deliberative assembly in the world. California sends more than 1,000 delegates to the NEA RA each summer. During this annual meeting, CTA members help set policy and chart the direction of NEA business through participation on various committees, constituencies, caucuses, and leadership groups.  

NEA Representative Assembly 2017:

July 2-5 - Boston, Massachusetts

The NEA Representative Assembly for 2017 will be held July 2-5 in Boston, MA with the first caucus meeting set for June 30. Deadline to submit the official Declaration of Candidacy form is Jan. 31. The 2017 Declaration of Candidacy form is available now. Please check this webpage for additional information.   


View highlights from last year's RA - Unite, Inspire, Lead! - July 2-7, 2016 in Washington, DC:

 'I'm with you!' Hillary Clinton tells 7,000 RA delegates
 NEA’s ESP of the Year Doreen McGuire-Grigg addresses the body
 Teacher of the Year from Connecticut says to 'Be your students' hero'
 Educators stand up for Unity, Social Justice
 Congratulations to the California winners of the 2016 NEA Social Justice Activist of the Year Award
 NEA takes stand on School-to-Prison Pipeline 
 The group honors the Golden Anniversary of the merger between NEA & ATA
 NEA Executive Director emphasizes giving a voice to the new generation of educators

 New Business Items (NBIs) from NEA RA 2016 NEA RA 2016!
 About the NEA RA
 RA 101


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