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NEA Handbook

The NEA Handbook is published primarily as an e-book online for use by Association leaders, national and state staff, members, and other interested persons in the field of education. The Association’s key governance and policy documents—including the Constitution, Bylaws, and Standing Rules; the federal legislative program; resolutions; NEA Policy Statements; and new business adopted by the NEA Representative Assembly for the current program year—are included in this volume. The handbook also provides general information on governance, committees, program units and staff, strategic goals and core functions, and membership. Questions and other comments related to the NEA Handbook may be emailed to

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last updated: May 1, 2019