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Developing Strong Leaders

The Ethnic Minority Early Identification and Development Program identifies Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) CTA members of color who are interested in expanding their roles in CTA. EMEID’s goal is to increase the number of CTA leaders of color in roles such as: President, Bargaining Chair, State Council Rep, Service Center Council Chair and Officers and any other respected leadership role/position.

Once identified and accepted in the program, participants are paired with a coach who assists them in defining goals and identifying appropriate steps to achieve those goals. 

The program builds on existing CTA/NEA programs, trainings, conferences, events as well as incorporates interaction and coaching with Local Chapter, CTA, and NEA leadership and CTA Staff.

CTA has a long-standing commitment to increasing leaders and staff of color. EMEID reinforces our commitment to continue the efforts well into the future. 

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