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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CEA Delegates Arrive at NEA Annual Convention

Delegates for the Columbus Education Association have arrived in San Diego, California to participate in the NEA’s Annual Convention.

President Rhonda Johnson, Vice-President Sally Oldham, District 1 Governor Greg Goodlander and High School Governor-At-Large attended the National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA) earlier in the week.

NCUEA’s membership base includes over 300 local chapters of the National Education Association, as well as a number of merged NEA-AFT local affiliates. Delegates to the Council received reports from NEA President Dennis Van Roekel, NEA Secretary-Treasurer Becky Pringle and NEA’s Chief Counsel Bob Chanin.

During the course of the business agenda, the Council approved the 2009-2010 budget. A number of NCUEA New Business Items (NBIs) were approved. Several of those NBIs directed the Council to submit NBIs to the NEA to be voted on by the more than 9,000 members of the Representative Assembly.

Columbus Education Association delegates will be in attendance at Federal Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s town hall meeting tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. PST.