National Education Association
|National Education Association|
|President:||Dennis Van Roekel|
|Vice-president:||Lily Eskelsen Garcia|
NEA was founded in 1857 by one hundred educators. In 1966 it merged with the American Teachers Association. Since that time, its membership has increased to over 3.2 million.
NEA is governed by a nine-member executive committee and a board of directors. The current president is Dennis Van Roekel, and the vice president is Lily Eskelsen Garcia.
Donations to ballot campaigns
- California Proposition 1A (May 2009): $3,000,000
- Maine Auto Excise Tax Repeal, Question 2 (2009): $350,000
- Washington Lower Property Taxes, Initiative 1033 (2009): $340,804
- Washington Referendum 71 (2009): $15,000
- Arizona Majority Rules, Proposition 105 (2008): $500,000
- Colorado Education Funding and TABOR Rebates, Amendment 59 (2008): $250,000
- Nebraska Civil Rights Initiative, 424 (2008): $50,000
- Utah School Vouchers, Referendum 1 (2007). Between the national office of the NEA and its Utah affiliate, $3.1 million was given to the campaign to defeat the referendum.
- Missouri Minimum Wage Act, Proposition B (2006): $200,000
- Ohio Minimum Wage Initiative (2006): $710,000
- Maine Education Funding Carryover Initiative (2004): $300,000
- Washington Charter School Authorization, Referendum 55 (2004): $500,000
- Florida Minimum Wage, Amendment 5 (2004)
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