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2018 NEA National Leadership Summit

Thank you for attending the 2018 NEA National Leadership Summit in Chicago!

The 2019 NEA National Leadership Summit will be held on March 15-17, 2019 in Denver, CO.  In addition, the NEA Higher Education Conference (pre-Summit) will also be held in Denver on March 14-15, 2019 and the NEA-Retired Conference (post-Summit) on March 17-18, 2019.

Check back to this site in late Fall for updates.

Moments from the 2018 Summit: View and Download here!

Interested in attending the 2019 NEA National Leadership Summit on March 15-17, 2019 in Denver, Colorado?

The Summit is open to all NEA members! To participate, you can:

  • Fund yourself
  • Contact your local affiliate
  • Contact your state affiliate for additional information on scholarship opportunities

If you have any additional questions, or would like to subscribe to our Summit mailing list, please send an email to
Refer back to this website for Summit updates coming soon!

Leadership Summit Mission Statement

Purpose of the National Leadership Summit:
To develop activist leaders and prepare them with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to lead a relevant, thriving associations and to lead in their professions.

Summit Objectives:
To deliver annually a unified, strategic, and interdisciplinary approach to leadership develop that reinforces and supports key leadership competencies in six strategic areas. The leadership summit is one vehicle to support the institutionalization of a competency-based and continuous learning system designed to develop the next generation of leaders and Activist leaders.

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National Leadership Competencies 
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