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VT-NEA President Don Tinney sits in the statehouse gallery with fellow educators

Our Leaders

VT-NEA Leadership
Members at the VT-NEA Representative Assembly elect VT-NEA's top officers, debate issues, and set VT-NEA policy. Here are your leaders, making your voice heard.
VT-NEA members statewide set Association policy, most notably through an annual Representative Assembly (RA) Meeting. Between Annual Meetings, the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee are VT-NEA's top decision-making bodies.

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.
VT-NEA President Don Tinney speaks into a microphone.
Every school must be a sanctuary for every student. And the way we achieve that is by strengthening our public education system and strengthening the educator voice within that system.
Quote by: Don Tinney, VT-NEA President
VT teachers stand smiling with signs; one says "Proud to Teach."

Together we're stronger. Together we're heard.

You belong in the movement! Join today to belong to the movement of educators and school staff fighting for the pay and working conditions we all deserve.

Use Your Educator Voice.

We are THE voice for educators in Vermont. See what membership can mean for you!

What’s on Your Mind?

We’re here to help. Our community comes to us seeking tools (guides, reports, trainings, and more) to help answer everyday questions. We’re here to support you in whatever you need.

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.