Mission Statement:The NEA Student Program will address the needs of today's diverse student population in order to facilitate student achievement by preparing pre-professional educators with ideals of professional ethics and standards.
The National Education Association Student Program strives to:
- promote community partnerships
- foster leadership through pre-professional opportunities and peer mentoring
- promote membership among diverse populations
- provide networking opportunities
- supplement formal teacher-education training
- promote the national accreditation of teacher-education training
- recruit and retain pre-professional members, and
- maintain a presence at all NEA conferences.
- The NEA Student Program is Essential
Nearly 2 million teachers across the country retired last year. We must take aggressive steps to replace these educators and ensure a quality teacher in every classroom. NEA supports teachers who are well qualified and prepared for their careers.
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