The Kansas National Education Association
We the members of Kansas NEA, are the voice of educational professionals. Our work is fundamental to Kansas, to the nation, and we accept the profound trust placed in us.
Our mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members, Kansas, and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.
Our Strategic Work
The strategic work of Kansas National Education Association is to empower its members to promote quality public schools, strengthen the professional of teaching, and improve the well-being of members.
The Core Values
These Principles guide our strategic work and define our mission.
Equal Opportunity: We believe public education is the gateway to opportunity. All students have the human and civil right to a quality public education that develops their potential, independence, and character.
A Just Society: We believe public education is vital to building respect for the worth, dignity, and equality of every person in our diverse society.
Democracy: We believe public education is the cornerstone of our republic. Public education provides individuals with the skills to be involved, informed, and engaged in our representative democracy.
Professionalism: We believe that the expertise and judgment of education professionals are critical to student success. We maintain the highest professional standards, and we expect the status, compensation, and respect due all professionals.
Partnership: We believe partnerships with parents, families, communities and other stakeholders are essential to quality public education and student success.
Collective Action: We believe individuals are strengthened when they work together for the common good. As education professionals, we improve both our professional status and the quality of public education when we unity and advocate collectively.
The symbol of NEA
Lily Eskelsen Garcia Addresses the NEA