Run for office

Answer the call

Learn about the See Educators Run program and start the process to run for office in 2021!

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Trainings will take place virtually through the summer with a final in-person training in September 2021.

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Learn how to run for office … and win

The See Educators Run program brings together NEA experts and top political consultants to 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 Educators Run is open to NEA members.
  • Trainings will start virtually in August with three training sessions being held
    • August 4
    • August 11
    • August 18
  • An in-person training will be held September 17-19 (location TBD) for members who are active candidates running in 2021 and who successfully complete the application process and three virtual sessions. Please note that the in-person training date and location could change due to COVID-19 circumstances.
  • The in-person training is free and includes travel and hotels. Meals will be provided or reimbursed.
  • The in-person training takes 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.