Washington teacher encourages other educators to use their voices to take a stand against the Trump-DeVos budget.
Issue Activist Profiles
Educators have impact when they share their stories with elected leaders who can make a difference in students’ lives.
Murray uses educator stories to outline for senate colleagues why vouchers are bad for students and public education.
“When I look at what’s happening across the country in the field of education – the attacks on unions, the dismissive way teachers are treated by policymakers and the alarming funding priorities, I know that I need to take action.”
Educators invite lawmakers to participate in roundtable discussions to plot better assessments and futures for students.
When Kai Burley returned to Waianae, the West Coast of Oahu, Hawaii, from the U.S. mainland, she wanted to become a teacher. “Here is where my heart is—here is where I wanted to teach.”
“This is not a one and done. I don’t look at this as single training or a one-off rally, but as a beginning point for continuous community engagement that will transform the lives of our students, communities and the world.”
Meet two early career educators determined to take on tough social justice issues affecting their students.
Also, he fell short of a state senate seat, but the experience has stoked one educator’s passion to fight for children.
The NEA Ed Justice team catches up with Stephanie Tellez two years after her participation in NEA’s Minority and Women’s Leadership Training Program.