The UEA-AEP is part of the UEA, an association of Utah teachers, counselors and other related servers. We are a nonprofit, grassroots organization. The UEA-AEP is also part of the National Education Association Aspiring Educators Program (NEA-AEP).
JOIN THE UEA-AEP
- Sign up online using a credit card, or
- Print a 2022-23 Membership Application, fill it out and mail it to the UEA along with your check.
Aspiring Educators Advisory Committee (UEA-AEAC)
The UEA Aspiring Educators Advisory Council manages the business of the Aspiring Educators Program and includes the AE Chair, Chair-elect and one council member representing each of the universities and colleges throughout the state.
Current UEA-Aspiring Advisory Committee (UEA-AEAC) members:
- UEA-AE Chair: Jonathan Frey
August 11, 2022 – 3 p.m.
September 8, 2022 – 3 p.m.
October 13, 2022 – 3 p.m.
November 10, 2022 – 3 p.m.
Click here for printable committee meetings flier.
NEED PROOF OF MEMBERSHIP AND COVERAGE?
Get a printable proof of your membership and coverage in the professional liability insurance program.
UPCOMING AND KEY UEA ASPIRING EDUCATOR PROGRAM EVENTS
EDUCATOR DAY ON THE HILL
UEA HOUSE OF DELEGATES
Each year, the UEA convenes a House of Delegates to conduct Association business. Elected delegates representing the Aspiring Educators Program play an important role in shaping the future of the Association.
NEA REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY
Similar to UEA’s House of Delegates, the Representative Assembly is the primary legislative and policymaking body of the Association and derives its powers from, and is responsible to, the membership. The Representative Assembly adopts the strategic plan and budget, resolutions, the Legislative Program, and other policies of the National Education Association
Aspiring Educator News
Helping You Teach Your Best
The UEA-AEP helps you become a well-informed, professional teacher through top-quality workshops, conferences, publications, websites and the NEA’s Professional Library – offering the single largest source of professional materials for classroom teachers.
Educator Employment Liability Insurance and Legal Protection
When you work with students as part of your preparation to become a teacher, many schools require you to be covered by Liability insurance when you student teach. NEA Educators Employment Liability
Student Loan Assistance Program
Need help paying your student loan? Many Utah teachers and licensed professionals may qualify for loan assistance programs. Check out the resource, Student Loan Debt, and join us for a “Generation Debt” training. Aspiring Educator (Student) Program members receive notice when trainings are held.
UEA-AEP helps you tap into a professional network of educators; practicing teachers at the local, state and national level.
You’re Part of a Family
When you join UEA-AEP, you also join:
- 60,000 student members of the NEA-AEP
- 18,000 members of the UEA
- 3.2 million members of the National Education Association (NEA)
Together, these groups work to:
- Promote excellence in public education
- Help teachers succeed in their chosen profession
- Provide good working conditions for teachers and good learning conditions for students
- Support legislation and candidates that support kids and public schools
Get Your Money’s Worth
Your membership entitles you to discounts on special services like auto, homeowners/renters and life insurance, entertainment, computers, books, magazines, travel and merchandise through our exclusive NEA Member Benefits program and the UEA Access Member Discounts Program & My Deals app which offer savings throughout local, state and national retailers.
Dues Rebate and Reduction
During your first year of teaching and regular UEA membership, you’ll receive a 20 percent UEA dues reduction (mark the “past Aspiring Member” box on the UEA Membership form) and a $20 rebate from NEA for each year of Aspiring Educator membership. This means you may receive more money back than you paid in dues as a student: New Student Rebate Form 2021-22 (Due on or before May 1).
You’ve Chosen a Noble Profession
Let us help you as you pursue your career and acquire your own classroom. Join hundreds of other education students in Utah pursuing the same career path.
Please contact the UEA for more information at 801-266-4461 or 800-594-8996