around the country to participate in the Democratic National Convention
Some 5,000 delegates to gather in
Charlotte, N.C., for 46th DNC
WASHINGTON—More than 200 educators will participate in the 46th annual
Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, N.C. Since
educators have been one of the largest groups represented at the DNC.
NEA members attending the Convention will help put education front and
center in the 2012 election. Educators understand that elections are
about visions and choices. NEA members across the country are
organized, energized and poised to play a critical role in the DNC and
the 2012 election.
The theme for the convention is: We Make it Possible.
than 200 educators, including:
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel,
NEA Vice President Lily Eskelsen
NEA Secretary-Treasurer Becky
Democratic National Convention
September 4 – Thursday, September 6, 2012
locations throughout Charlotte, N.C.
Highlights of NEA leader and member preconvention and convention
Tuesday, September 4
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel will participate in the Democratic
Governors Association Policy Panel at 10a.m. at the Google Convention
Site, 310 S. Tryon Street. The conversation will focus on growing
economy, expanding business and creating jobs.
Vice President Lily Eskelsen will participate on the Voto Latino People
Powered Politics Panel at 2p.m., Stage Door Theatre, 130 N. Tryon St.
Voto Latino is an organization that empowers American Latinos to claim
a better future by voting.
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel will participate in the Democrats for
Education Reform Townhall meeting.
To request an interview with an NEA officer or educator at any of the
activities, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The National Education Association is the nation’s largest professional
employee organization, representing
more than 3 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education
faculty, education support professionals, school administrators,
retired educators and students preparing to become teachers.