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Protect Your Membership

Our strength lies in our unity. The stronger our membership, the greater our collective bargaining power to secure fair wages and comprehensive benefits for public school educators in Utah.
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We’re here to make sure Every Student & Educator in Utah Succeeds.

The Utah Education Association (UEA) is more than 18,000 people—educators, students, activists, workers, parents, neighbors, friends—who believe in opportunity for all students and in the power of public education to transform lives and create a more just and inclusive society.
UEA President Renée Pinkney
A strong public education system is critical to Utah's future. Together, we will work to guarantee an environment where every public school student can succeed.
Quote by: Renée Pinkney, UEA President

Our best hope for student success is you.

Your passion and commitment are crucial to helping all students—of all colors and backgrounds—learn, grow, and fulfill their potential. Here’s how you can get started...
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Be a voice for each and every student.

Students have a right to a safe, welcoming, and affirming learning environment in a school that respects and values them and is free of bias. Learn about issues affecting our students and how you can help students succeed.
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Advocate for your rights & working conditions.

Those who serve our students and communities need the support, resources, and working conditions to excel in their work. The power and influence of the NEA community are here to help you understand your rights and improve your working conditions.
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Achieve professional excellence and become a leader in your profession.

Being an education professional requires passion, dedication, confidence, and resilience. Our community helps educators at all stages in their career become leaders in their profession, in their union, and in their communities. Explore how you can achieve professional excellence and mentor others through leadership development.
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Advance justice with us.

Institutional racism prevents students from getting the opportunities they deserve. See how you can bring racial and social justice into our schools and transform our communities.

Use Your Educator Voice.

We are THE voice for educators in Utah. See what membership can mean for you!
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Our journey began more than a century ago. Yours starts now.

We’ve spent decades working for students and educators—but, there’s still more to do. Like our progress during the civil rights and women’s rights movements, we need to dig in and speak up for the students and educators who are still facing inequality every day.

Let's get real

Let's bring real change

Let's get real

Utah ranks 50th in the country for per student spending.

Let's bring real change

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Through our 2024 Legislative Priorities, Utah Education Association members are calling on the Utah legislature to pass and fund at least a 12% increase in per-pupil funding to prioritize the well-being of our public school students and educators.
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Utah educators make 72¢ for every $1 other college-educated professionals with similar experience make.

Let's bring real change

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Being a part of the policy ambassadors made me a proud member of my teacher’s union. I feel like my union dues genuinely go to a cause that helps advance public education effectively and professionally.
— Brady Arnold-Diaz, Granite Education Association
Learn More About the Policy Ambassador Program

Standardized tests are inaccurate, inequitable, and don’t accurately measure student learning and growth.

Let's bring real change

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"I don’t think there’s any worse way to decide the worth of a human being than by how they choose A, B, C or D on some standardized test."
— Pete Stone, Teacher
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What’s on Your Mind?

We’re here to help. Our community comes to us seeking tools (guides, reports, trainings, and more) to help answer everyday questions. We’re here to support you in whatever you need.
UEA members at the Freedom to Learn Rally in 2023

Together we're stronger. Together we're heard.

You belong in the movement! Join today to belong to the movement of educators and school staff fighting for the pay and working conditions we all deserve.

Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education

With more than 18,000 members across the state, UEA supports equal opportunities for success for ALL Utah students, and respect and support for all educators.