Education Summer 2022
Local Interest Form

Goal and Purpose of the Program

Strengthen locals through membership growth

Create a positive & effective back-to-school and new hire membership & engagement campaign

Identify potential leaders & engage new leaders

Strengthen worksite leadership structures

Identify local workplace issues & engage in collective action campaigns

Local Expectations

  • Set realistic local membership growth goals
  • Promote, recruit, interview and hire member organizers
  • First time organizers will be required to attend NEA’s virtual member organizing trainings (dates TBA). Generally these sessions are scheduled from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. twice monthly starting in May
  • Returning organizers, local president and UD commit to participate in orientation Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 10-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.,  and submit weekly reports of progress
  • First time and returning organizers commit to participation in a statewide program kick-off Thursday, July 21 from 10-12 p.m. and weekly check ins
  • Acquire a full potential member list from each worksite

NEA and WEAC Expectations

  • Fund three paid organizer positions ($30 per hour) per local; 20 hours per week for 6 weeks
  • Provide data, hot lists and technical support
  • Train, coach and mentor organizers and local leadership team
  • UD will participate in Education Summer organizing orientation July 20 and program kick-off July 21, lead weekly check-ins, and review weekly reports
  • UD will coach and advise locals in issue organizing campaigns and pivot from membership to action

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