NEA Annual Meeting & Representative Assembly

July 3 - July 7, 2019

Houston, TX

The RA is the largest democratic deliberative assembly in the world. NEA’s Annual Meeting takes place during the final week of June and/or the first week of July. Various committees, constituencies, caucuses, leadership groups, and delegates from state and local affiliates gather to set policy and chart the direction of NEA business. The 2019 Annual Meeting will take place in Houston, TX.

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Represent NEARI at the 2019 NEA Representative Assembly

Are you interested in participating in setting the priorities for the organization as a NEARI delegate? 

Any active NEARI member may seek the nomination to the Assembly as an at-large delegate or a regional delegate. At-large delegate nominees must obtain 100 valid signatures, with at least 10 from NEARI members within each region. To be nominated as a regional delegate, a nominee must obtain 50 valid signatures from NEARI members within the region. For both at-large and regional submissions, no more than 50 percent of signatures may be from one local. 

Nomination papers are available now at NEARI offices, 99 Bald Hill Rd. Cranston, during business hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. 

Completed nomination papers must be delivered to NEARI or postmarked by Monday, January 14, 2019. Local unions may send delegates, consult your president for nomination procedures. 

For purposes of nominating and electing National Education Association Rhode Island (NEARI) delegates to the 2019 NEA Convention, in accordance with NEARI's Constitution and By-laws, and in accordance with NEA mandates, the five (5) regions are as follows:

Region I
Burrillville
Cumberland
Cumberland ISE
Davies Faculty
Davies Tchr Assts.
Foster
Foster ACT
Glocester
Glocester ACT
North Smithfield
North Smithfield ESP
Ponaganset
Ponaganset ACT
RI School for the Deaf
RI School for the Deaf Tchr. Assts.
Scituate
Scituate ESP
Scituate Para Professionals
Smithfield 
Smithfield ATACE

Region II
Jamestown
Jamestown ESPA
Little Compton
Little Compton ESP
Middletown
Middletown AASP
Newport
Newport Special Ed.
Portsmouth
Roger Williams Faculty
Roger Williams PPE
Roger Williams PSSA
Tiverton

 

 

Region III
Chariho
Chariho ESP
East Greenwich
East Greenwich ESP
East Greenwich Custodians
Narragansett
Narragansett ACTP
New Shoreham
ESP of URI
URI Physicians
URI PSA
Westerly

Region IV
Exeter-West Greenwich
CCRI Faculty
CCRI/PSA
CCRI/ESPA
North Kingstown
North Kingstown ESP
South Kingstown
South Kingstown ESP
Department of Health 

 

Region V
Barrington
Barrington EST
Bristol /Warren
East Providence
East Providence Tchr. Assts.
East Providence Sec.
RISD Faculty
RISD Part Time Faculty
RISD Technical Association
RISD Facilities Trades Assoc. 

 

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Cranston, RI 02920-2631
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