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Navigating COVID-19

AEA's General Counsel and other experts detail your rights and protections as an educator during the pandemic.

Have questions about your rights as an educator and eligibility for support during the pandemic? We've got answers. Start here, then visit our COVID-19: Educating Through Crisis page for more.

Know Your Rights

Get guidance relating to your rights, responsibilities, pay, and benefits amid school reopenings during the pandemic. Learn more.


Dr. Anthony Fauci Answers Educator Questions About COVID-19 NEA and AFT host a virtual “fireside chat” with the nation's leading infectious-disease expert.

Dr. Anthony Fauci
The American Rescue Plan hopefully will provide the resources for masking, better ventilation, resources, and for whatever else is needed to protect students, schools, and to get teachers vaccinated as quickly as we can.
Quote by: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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.