Education Association 2011 National Member Survey. NEA member and
activist Presidential preferences and strategies for 2012 election.
2012-13 budget. Includes membership numbers for the last 36 years.
Teachers Association/California Associate Staff contract 2009-12.
Collective bargaining agreement between CTA and its own support employees.
Oregon Education Association staff contract for 2008-10. Full text of
collective bargaining agreement reached after staff strike of 2008.
California Teachers Association's Organizational Handbook. CTA
procedures and policies on every possible education and labor issue. (288 pages).
Association Representative Assembly Handbook 2011. Basic information
about procedures and policies, plus detailed budget and staff compensation
breakdowns. (192 pages).
Illinois Education Association 2010-11 Budget. Comprehensive
department-by-department income and expenditure projections. (233 pages)
An Institution at
Risk: An External Communications Review of the National Education
Association. The full text of the 1997 report by The Kamber Group,
credited for launching the "new unionism" movement and proposing strategies
to improve NEA's public image.
Association Council 2009-10 Professional Staff Contract. Collective
bargaining agreement between WEAC and its professional employees.
Association 2010-11 Budget. Summary of income and expenditures.
State Teachers Association "ISTA Center" IRS Form 990 for 2007-08. Shows
value of buildings and land purchased by NEA Properties in 2009.
Campaign 2009 - An
Organizational Victory. A presentation by the government relations
director of the New Jersey Education Association that shows the union's
influence over members in the 2009 gubernatorial election.
Emergency Order to
restore ISTA trust board of trustees. Judge Moberly chides ISTA and the
NEA administratorship for lack of transparency.
Sullivan v. Williams, et al. Filing of charges against former
Indiana State Teachers Association Executive Director Warren L. Williams and
others, related to bankruptcy of the union's insurance trust. (39 pages)
Slides from NEA
Health Benefit Survey and Health Care Reform - 2008. Reveals differences
of opinion on health care reform among NEA officers and members.
* National Education Association's
Compensation Models and Our Members - 2008. NEA's internal
recommendations for dealing with performance pay and other alternative
Indiana State Teachers Association 2009 Sample Collective Bargaining
Agreement Language and Rationale. Similar to the California Teachers
Association Contract Reference Manual (below), contains boilerplate contract
language for most common provisions. (111 pages)
State Teachers Association Insurance Trust IRS Form 990 for 2006-07. The
most recent financial disclosure document for the troubled trust. (281
Teachers Association IRS Form 990 for 2006-07. The union's most recent
financial disclosure document, showing a $4.2 million deficit. (48 pages)
Quinlan's PowerPoint debrief after November 2008 election. This presentation
contains information on NEA's communications strategy and results among
members in key battleground states. (1.42 MB)
PowerPoint debrief after November 2008 election. (1.39 MB)
Teachers Association Handbook, 2008-09. ISTA governance structure and
policies. (356 pages)
State Teachers Association Insurance Analysis, 2009. A breakdown of
fringe benefit costs and coverage for each school district in the state. (56
* The April 2006 results of a
Feldman Group survey of NEA's education support members (ESPs).
Illustrates some of the ideological diversity within the union (36 pages).
Illinois Education Association budget for 2009-10 (195 pages).
* The 2006
Association by-laws (65 pages).
Ohio Education Association's Bargainers Handbook for 2005. The basics of
collective bargaining in Ohio and explanation of "rope-a-dope" strategy in
tough times (85 pages).
Partnership Agreement between AFT, SEIU and AFSCME from November 2007
California Teachers Association's Contract Reference Manual for 2000.
Old, but not out of date. Sample contract language for every imaginable
provision (381 pages).
Report of the Charter Schools Strategic Options Project of the
Pennsylvania State Education Association from November 2000. Best known for
its admission: "If we want to maintain our
influence, our ability to do ANYTHING, we must make sure that education
remains a unionized industry." (23 pages)
2005 Ohio Education Association report on charter schools. It emphasizes
their effect on membership levels (16 pages).
2006 Pennsylvania State Education Association's resource manual for local
presidents. This 616-page monstrosity covers more things than a local
union president will ever have to deal with.
American Federation of
Teachers manual for local treasurers (67 pages).
* Just for fun, a
February 2004 memo from then-NEA President Reg Weaver and NEA Executive
Director John Wilson detailing the events of the union's Quality
Association Initiative Symposium.
NEA insider Hans Moleman discussed how these things go last February,
but you'll want to drink in the entire 18-page description of doom loops,
hedgehogs, fishbowls and BHAGs.