Run for office

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Upcoming training dates are not yet available. Apply now and you’ll receive a follow up when new training sessions are scheduled.

Learn how to run for office … and win

At our three-day trainings, NEA experts and top political consultants help you develop the confidence and skills you need to run a successful campaign.

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What You'll Learn

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How to prepare to become a candidate for office
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Fundraising basics
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How to communicate effectively with voters
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Tips for recruiting volunteers and running a field operation
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Policy talking points to use on the campaign trail
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The nuts and bolts of running a campaign
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  • See Eductors Run is open to NEA members and their immediate family.
  • Trainings are free and include travel and hotel. Meals will be provided or reimbursed.
  • Trainings take place from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon—no need for a substitute!
  • To keep up with the latest information, sign up for email updates using the form above.

Our success stories

So far, we've trained hundreds of educators. Hear what Kyrstin Delagardelle Shelley had to say about the experience.

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What's your story?

Are you running for office? Currently serving? Share your story with us, and connect with fellow candidates on See Educators Run’s Facebook group.