The. Campaign. www.ncae.org/weheartpublicschools. Let’s Save Public Schools!. Let’s inform the media, politicians, and the general public about the issues teachers care most about! Let’s stop the dismantling of public education! Let’s restore respect for the teaching profession!
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Teachers visit legislative incumbents and candidates to invite them to town halls and legislative forums.
Town Halls for teachers to tell their stories to the audience with candidates and the media listening.
Legislative forums where candidates go on record regarding where they stand on our issues.
Turn out voters for the May 6th election and primary.
Mobilize teachers, parents, and students to the legislature or local education rallies on May 14th.
Write, call, and visit state legislators in their offices.
Fill legislature balcony seating on Monday nights.Key Steps:
Share the online petition at this link.
Call your NCAE UniServ Director orLocal Chapter NCAE President if you need extra support or information on what is going on!
Meet with your local legislative candidates, ask them to sign thepetition, and invite them to an upcoming Town Hall or Candidate Forum.Getting Started
Your local NCAE UniServ Director or Activist Committee are scheduling Town Halls & Legislative Forums near you.
We encourage retired teachers to moderate them.
Candidate Forum & Interview Questions will be available for everyone in attendance, who are encouraged to keep these issues the focus of the evening.Town Halls & Forums
The President of your local chapter should facilitate legislative candidate endorsement interviews.
Contact your local President to find our how you can get involved.
Endorsement Interview Questions should be utilized during the interviews.Endorsement Meetings
The General Assembly begins its short and only legislative session of 2014 on May 14th.
Teachers can ask their principal for a personal day on May 14th(2 weeks notice is best) this time, it’s personal!
Public schools supporters, wearingRED and/or
t-shirts will greet legislators as they arrive in the morning and begin filling the balconies at 11am
Every Wednesday: Local activities directed at legislators: calls, emails, post cards, office visits, etc.May 14th:They’re Back!
Fall Activism session of 2014 on May 14
So Let’s Get Going! session of 2014 on May 14
We can’t do this without you! If you aren’t a member already, please consider joining the NCAE at this link: