Great teachers and support professionals, with the right policy supports and resources, are the ideal agents of permanent change. But educators can’t do it alone. Linked below are resources to help educators, association leaders, families, community members, school leaders and policy makers support the transformation of our nation’s priority schools.

Resources to Increase Staff Capacity and Student Success

Resources to Increase Affiliate and School Leadership Collaboration

Resources to Create Community Oriented, Family Focused Schools

Click here to access materials from the NEA Priority Schools Campaign Changes, Challenges and Collaboration Forum in New Orleans.


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What K-12 Educators Can Do

What Education Support Professionals Can Do

What Community Members Can Do

What Student Members Can Do

What Retired Educators Can Do

What Higher Education Members Can Do


The Priority Schools discussion group is an online forum for sharing ideas and resources that support union-led school improvement. If you are interested in how schools, unions, and communities collaborate to create great public schools for every student, then look no further.

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Additional resources for:

Successful Students

Professional Educators

Engaged Families and Communities



Classroom Superheroes

Educators in priority schools are rising to a superhero challenge every single day. Nominate educators in your community and support others at

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PSC Superhero Keith G. Pemberton

Keith G. Pemberton is a social worker at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, N.C., where he has built a strong and steady pipeline for parental involvement, specifically among fathers and male mentors. Check out his Classroom Superhero profile and leave some words of encouragement.

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