Published: April 4, 2022
We believe every child deserves a free, quality, public education, regardless of ZIP code.
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AEA offers many professional development opportunities and grant resources to help you advance in your career.
When you need an advocate before the school board, at the bargaining table, or at the Capitol, AEA is there for you.
Through AEA you have a voice in decisions about your working conditions, salary, benefits, class sizes, and professional growth.
Connect with others like you with your passion for public education in your building and across the state at AEA events and online.
AEA's leaders and lobbyist advocates for education funding and legislation to improve and protect your profession.
AEA is your best resource for education news through our magazine, newsletters, website, and online social networks.
AEA's attorney and $1 million liability insurance provide you with the support you need when you need it.
AEA membership provides exclusive discounts and savings on many benefits and services.
Become part of the movement improving public education and advocating for better salaries. Together we are the biggest and loudest advocates for our schools, our students, and ourselves.
Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education
With more than 20,000 members, the Arizona Education Association (AEA) is the labor union for public school employees in Arizona. AEA members are teachers, community college professors, counselors, speech pathologists, bus drivers, secretaries, retired educators and student teachers and they belong to more than 150 local affiliates across Arizona.