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National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA)

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Register for 2016 NCUEA Fall Conference

When: November 30 - December 3

Where: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Room Rate: $149.00 per night


To register and for more conference information please visit 2016 NCUEA Fall Conference

The theme for this year's conference is Building Equity The 2016 NCUEA Fall Conference, will focus on all kinds of work being done in our locals around the many elements and topics related to equity. We are planning a relevant, enriching and provocative Fall conference and we look forward to your participation.

Please note that conference proposals are due September 30, 2016.

Use #ncuea16 when sharing your NCUEA Fall Conference experience and comments on social media.


NEA's Urban Grants

NEA’s Urban Grants support development of large local NEA affiliates representing pre-K-12 educators, higher education faculty, and education support professionals. This grant funding is intended for projects that increase membership recruitment and involvement, build Association capacity, issue organizing and organizing and engage communities. Urban Grants, administered by the NEA Center for Organizing, will be awarded for programs that align with the NEA Strategic Plan. Read More & Apply!

The National Council of Urban Education Associations (NCUEA) is an advocacy organization of local affiliates of the National Education Association (NEA), which is dedicated to strengthening member advocacy and making the NEA more responsive to member needs.


The mission of the National Council of Urban Education Associations is to promote and advance quality Public Education in urban schools by empowering and supporting Local Associations, leaders, and members. In carrying out this mission, NCUEA focuses on the following areas:

  • United Voice for Urban Education
  • Promotion of and Advocacy for Local Associations
  • Partnership with NEA
  • Partnerships with Education-Focused Organizations
  • Training for Local Urban Leaders
  • Human and Civil Rights for All
  • Celebration of Diversity
  • Communication Among Local Associations
  • Staff/Leadership Relationships
  • Quality Working Conditions


NCUEA members believe it is their responsibility to communicate their needs clearly and concisely to their colleagues within the NEA. The members believe NCUEA is the most effective method for making their case and for gaining a favorable hearing for their needs. Through the conduct of official business, NCUEA members work in a concerted fashion to influence the direction of NEA.



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