Representing our members at the 2010 NEA RA: Conclusion

At 7:24 P.M. on Tuesday, Jul, 7, NEA President Dennis Van Roekel pounded the gavel, concluding the  2010 NEA Representative Assembly. Over the course of the past four days, more than 8,000 delegates (including 34 from the Columbus Education Association) debated more than 80 New Business Items (NBIs) received a wide variety of reports from NEA Officers and staff, voted on Bylaw Amendments, Constitutional Amendments and candidates for a variety of elected positions within NEA.

To learn more about the business of the 2010 Representative Assembly, click on the link below.

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Representing our members: CEA Delegates at the NEA RA: July 3, 2010

CEA delegates at the Ohio caucus before the start of the first day of the 2010 NEA RA. Photo: Robert Hern.

Delegates from the Columbus Education Association (CEA) attended the third Ohio caucus on the morning of July 3, 2010. The group listened to speeches from candidates running for National Education Association (NEA) positions. Ohio delegation members then turned toward electing six members to sit on the NEA Resolutions Committee.  

The Committee reviews proposed additions or amendments to NEA’s Resolutions. NEA’s Standing Rules define resolutions as “formal expressions of opinion, intent, belief or position of the Association.” Resolutions that are reviewed by this committee are then reported on at the following NEA Representative Assembly (RA).  The Resolutions Committee safeguards the formal review process that allows NEA RA delegates to maintain and revise the institutional beliefs of NEA.

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Delegates represent CEA members at national urban council

Delegates from the Columbus Education Association (CEA) attended the 2010 Summer Meeting of the National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA) in New Orleans from June 26-29. CEA has been a member of the council for many years. Ohio members of NCUEA include CEA, the Dayton Education Association and the South-Western Education Association.

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