Educators play an essential role in the communities they teach. The experience they’ve gained while working with students gives them a unique perspective when it comes to making public education policy, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and setting budget priorities for their communities. 

NEA provides the See Educators Run candidate training program to help NEA members learn how to build winning campaigns. Ready to take the leap? Apply to See Educators Run now!

By the Numbers

The See Educators Run program helps members hone the skills they need to be successful candidates—and impactful elected officials.


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See Educators Run

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See Educators Run trains NEA members to build winning campaigns, and provides them with support they need after the training concludes.

“I couldn’t talk about the problems if I wasn’t going to be part of the solution”

Kimberly Scott-Hayden, NEA’s 2021 Education Support Professional of the Year, shares her experience running for (and being elected to) the school board in Union, NJ.