Welcome to Lily’s (new and improved) Blackboard

If you have been following Lily’s Blackboard for the past few years, you will be happy to see all the new features. If this is your first time here, Welcome!!! Here are some of the exciting new features you will find on the new site: First and most obvious, we have a new design and More…


Back to School with the Amazing Educators in California

The National Education Association is ready to welcome all our students back to school. Lily had a full first day “back to school” in California with educators in Los Angeles. Check out the social media we produced: [View the story "Time to Raise Your Hand: Back to School in California" on Storify]

Trib Talk: Chatting with Lily

Lily Eskelsen García joined Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about high-stakes testing, class sizes, immigration and other lessons she learned in Utah classrooms. Watch the conversation here:

We are at Netroots Nation!

We are at #NN14 advocating for public education with president-elect Lily Eskelsen García. If you are here stop by!

Mona Shield Payne / National Education Association

We Are Fearless and We Will Not Be Silent

NEA president-elect Lily Eskelsen García, after praising those who have supported and worked in concert with her, concluded NEA’s 152nd Annual Meeting with a strong message to those “who don’t know what they’re talking about”: We will not be silent. More…

Live from Netroots Nation!

Our very own president-elect Lily Eskelsen García will be part of the opening keynote at Netroots Nation! We will be livestreaming here. Don’t miss it!

Cesar Chavez: An American Hero

“You Can’t Humiliate Someone Who Has Pride. You Can’t Oppress Someone Who’s Not Afraid Anymore.” – Cesar Chavez Local Associations are going to the movies March 28th and taking friends. Lots of friends. Because they bought out the theater, and for a very good reason. We must pack the theaters and make this film a More…