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Advice & Support

Best of Works4Me: Halloween Activities

A few of our favorites on Halloween activities, lesson plans and resources.

Parent-Teacher Communication

Parent-Teacher Conferences

NEA Staff

Tried and true advice for making the best of preparing for and conducting parent-teacher conferences.


substitute teachers

Best of Works 4 Me: Preparing for Substitute Educators

These teaching tips and strategies will help you prepare for productive days in your classroom when you can't be there.


Advice & Support

Dreaming of School Gardens?

Anita Merina

Forget the polar vortex, ice, sleet, and snow. It’s time to talk about seeds, soil, science, and school gardens.


NEA edCommunities

NEA's edCommunities is a place where teachers, parents, school support professionals, and community members share ideas and resources to improve student success. It is free and open to all!


Demanding Support for Claims
Reformers have used and abused misinformation, false claims, exaggerations, and even fabrications ito promote reforms such as high-stakes testing, merit pay, charter schools, Value-Added Model (VAM), and Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). Check out these NEA resources to help you demand academic truth.