Becoming an Advocate in 2018

In “Becoming an Advocate,” Cherona Hicklin, a Missouri NEA member who is associate professor of teacher education and student NEA sponsor at Missouri Southern State University, asks us to consider that being involved in our communities “is an educator’s duty.” More…

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What’s Your Union Story?

Early in my career, I advocated to reduce class sizes after teaching a class of 39 students. That’s my union “Aha” moment; what’s yours? I would love to hear your stories of how union activism has made a difference in your professional lives, schools, communities, and states. More…

Guest Blog: Dreamers Welcome Here

It was September 5 when Donald Trump chose Attorney General Jeff Sessions to announce the end of DACA. A local reporter wanted to know why I, as a teacher, was participating in a protest at the ICE building in Phoenix…   More…