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Your professional organization

Your Professional organization

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  • Take a moment at your table to share what you think you know about our professional teacher’s organization.

  • Next, share what you are wondering about our professional teacher’s organization

  • Share out…

Your local organization



We are approximately 600 local educators

Members Serving Members

Nafcea your voice with local administrators and school board

NAFCEAYour voice with local administrators and school board

  • Local discussion teams meet with administrators to voice teacher’s views and share teacher’s expertise. (Central Discussion; Building committees; Bargaining committee)

    • INOW- elementary report cards

    • Rosetta Stone

    • Collaboration and data binders

    • Teachers writing, revising CFAs

    • Middle school schedule discussion

    • Worked jointly to create new evaluation tool

    • Hours discussion

    • Bargaining wages and wage-related benefits /new compensation model

  • Local advisor on employment issues

    • Weingarten Rights

    • Licensing workshops

    • Retirement workshops

    • Access to legal advice and representation

Nafcea website

NAFCEA Website


Your state affiliate organzation


  • ISTA

We are Indiana educators –47,000 statewide.

We advocate for public education and public educators

“We advocate for public education and public educators.”

Your state affiliate ista indiana state teachers association

Your state affiliate…ISTA (Indiana State Teachers Association)

The Indiana State Teachers Association represents more than 50,000 teachers, education support professionals, retired educators, higher education professionals, students studying to become teachers, school counselors, school nurses, social workers, and school psychologists. 

 ISTA is a statewide network of individuals with similar struggles, successes and goals. Members are ISTA. Members form a strong community of dedicated, caring professionals who support each other, in the work place and in our communities.

  • Provide connection from the local to NEA

  • Expert representation through ISTA’s legal services programs.

  • Quality professional development programs and workshops.

  • Recognized influence in education policy making in the Indiana General Assembly.

We advocate for public education,

Ista website

ISTA Website


Nea your nationial affiliate


We are the National Education Association – the largest professional organization in the country

…3.2 million members

Your professional organization

  • The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

Your professional organization

  • The National Education Association

  • VisionOur vision is a great public school for every student.

  • MissionOur mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.

Our core values these principles guide our work and define our mission

Our Core ValuesThese principles guide our work and define our mission:

  • Equal Opportunity. We believe public education is the gateway to opportunity. All students have the human and civil right to a quality public education that develops their potential, independence, and character.

  • A Just Society. We believe public education is vital to building respect for the worth, dignity, and equality of every individual in our diverse society.

  • Democracy. We believe public education is the cornerstone of our republic. Public education provides individuals with the skills to be involved, informed, and engaged in our representative democracy.

  • Professionalism. We believe that the expertise and judgment of education professionals are critical to student success. We maintain the highest professional standards, and we expect the status, compensation, and respect due all professionals.

  • Partnership. We believe partnerships with parents, families, communities, and other stakeholders are essential to quality public education and student success.

  • Collective Action. We believe individuals are strengthened when they work together for the common good. As education professionals, we improve both our professional status and the quality of public education when we unite and advocate collectively.

Your professional organization

  • NEA believes every student in America, regardless of family income or place of residence, deserves a quality education. In pursuing its mission, NEA has determined that we will focus the energy and resources of our 3.2 million members on improving the quality of teaching, increasing student achievement and making schools safer, better places to learn.

Benefits nea


  • Professional resources via workshops, conferences, and the World Wide Web

  • Programs through NEA benefits

  • Recognized influence on national education policy in Congress.

  • Discounts on travel, prescriptions, subscriptions, shopping.

  • Publications and communications prepared especially for teachers

  • Professional development through NEA Academy

  • Educators Employment Liability Insurance (up to $1 million)

Nea website

NEA Website



Your professional organization

Our people…

Teacher of the Year – Carla Thomas

Teacher member mentors -

Kim McClure, Abbey Smith, Donavan Robinson, Doug Taylor, Susan Rosenbarger, AmelliaDusch, Lisa McIntyre

Your professional organization

  • When you join the women and men of the National Education Association, you'll be part of a strong, united team that's making a difference for America's children. Advocating for excellence in education 'is what NEA is all about. Your membership and involvement is a positive investment in the public schools of America.

  • We invite you to join the professional organization that's dedicated to creating great public schools for every child.

Local structure

Local Structure

  • Officers

    • Joy Lohmeyer, President, (Hazelwood M.S.)

    • Michele Adams, Elementary V. P. (Greenville Elementary)

    • Doug Taylor, Middle School V.P. (Scribner M.S.)

    • Steve Bonifer, High School V.P. (NAHS)

    • Mark Doyle, Treasurer, (Prosser)

      Executive Committee: officers, 3 high school reps,

      3 middle school reps, 3 elementary reps, past president, secretaries (corresponding & recording), communications chair, parliamentarian

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Local Structure

  • Representative Assembly

    • Building reps from each school (number depends on the size of building 10:1)

    • NAHS: Lee Kelly & Shannon McIntyreFCHS: Chris Street

    • Prosser: Mark Doyle & Amy Terry

    • HMS: Wendy McCrory & Linda Batman

    • HHMS: Carla Thomas

    • SMS: Lisa McIntyre

Local structure building reps pre and elementary schools

Local Structure: Building reps Pre and Elementary Schools

  • CANA: Laura Sauer

  • Fairmont: Katie Nacrelli

  • FKE: Kara Baumann & Rebecca Hertle

  • Georgetown: Marcia Cox & Cheryl Carroll

  • Grant Line: Lindsay Anderson

  • Green Valley: Phyllis Vernia

  • Greenville: Athenus Mattingly

  • MTS: Jim Adams III

  • SEJ:

  • SR: Terri Sanders & Amy Crosser

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Local Structure

  • Building committees: building grade level or department level teachers who represent and communicate with their colleagues regarding building issues

  • Central Discussion: district level representation for discussion

    • Elementary

    • Secondary

Central discussion district level representation

Central Discussion District level representation

  • Elementary:

    • Katie Nacrelli – Fairmont

    • Sherry Cheatum – FKE

    • Kim McClure – Georgetown

    • Lindsay Anderson – Grant Line

    • – Green Valley

    • Kimberly Lewis – Slate Run

    • Christina Mayfield – Greenville

    • Abbey Smith – Mt. Tabor

    • Mary Ann Tucker – SEJ

    • Julie Brewer – CANA

  • Secondary:

    • Kurt Meyer – HMS

    • Bonnie Thrasher – HHMS

    • Lisa McIntyre – SMS

    • Susie Moss – FCHS

    • Lee Kelley – NAHS

    • Mark Sickles – Prosser

    • Nancy Givens – Special Ed.

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