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Member at 2023 RA

Governance & Policies

Our Union's Practices and Beliefs
Our bylaws, resolutions and policies are reviewed frequently by our Board of Directors and voted on by member delegates at our annual Representative Assembly.
See the pages below to view full Vermont-NEA bylaws, resolutions, and policies.


Section 1: Purpose: The purpose of Vermont-National Education Association shall be to promote the educational welfare of the State of Vermont and all individuals therein; to promote professional excellence in and among educators; to promote recognition of the importance of the teacher in the learning process; to promote professional autonomy; to promote recognition of the importance of support personnel in the school community; to promote the exercise of employee collective bargaining rights and privileges, as set forth in federal and state labor relations enactments; to organize and to represent employees in the exercise of their employment and collective bargaining rights and privileges; to unite educators for effective citizenship; to promote and to protect human and civil rights; to promote the safety of students and school employees in school; and to carry out any and all other lawful purposes.


Vermont-NEA Resolutions as adopted at the 2023 Representative Assembly.


UniServ Assistance and Legal Assistance Policies.

Board Meetings

Below is a list of Vermont-NEA Board of Directors meeting dates for the 2023-2024 school year. All meetings run from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and are held at Vermont-NEA headquarters, 10 Wheelock Street, Montpelier, unless otherwise noted.

Annual Union Elections

Vermont-NEA elections will take place Monday, April 8 – Sunday, April 21, 2024. Candidate petition form submission period closed on January 15, 2024.

Fall District Meetings

Vermont-NEA invites you to join fellow members and association leaders at the annual Fall District Meeting in your area. This meeting is free, includes dinner, and is open to all members and new members. Together, we will discuss unprecedented critical issues such as school safety, collective bargaining, health care, teacher pensions, and the future of public education in Vermont. We hope you will be able to join us!
Christine Nold poses for a selfie.
We can’t deny the experiences so many of our students are having in their lives . . . It’s on us to provide the space to discuss these issues.
Quote by: Christine Nold, Social Studies Teacher
VT teachers stand smiling with signs; one says "Proud to Teach."

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The Union of Vermont Educators

The Vermont-National Education Association is the union of Vermont educators, 13,000 professionals who teach the state's children every day. As the state's largest union, Vermont-NEA is proud to represent the people who make a difference in the lives of students in classrooms across Vermont.