KEA Aspiring Educators (AE) Program will hold an online election, if necessary, to choose its voting delegates to the 2024 NEA Representative Assembly, scheduled to be held July 4-7 in Philadelphia . Elected delegates will take part in the Aspiring Educators Leadership Conference as well. The number of delegates elected will be based on KEA Aspiring Educators membership as certified by NEA on March 15, 2024.
Any member of KEA Aspiring Educators who wishes to represent Kentucky as a delegate to the Representative Assembly and Aspiring Educators Leadership Conference must complete and submit the official nomination form to KEA by 5 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. The form can be accessed here and must be submitted via this form.
If there are more nominations than KEA-AE slots, an online election will be held at KEA.org, beginning at 6 a.m. (EST) on Tuesday, April 23 and ending at 6 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, April 30. If you are a member in good standing of KEA Aspiring Educators, you are eligible to vote in the election. To log in you will need to provide your last name, the last four digits of your social security number and the name of the county in which you attend school. The results of the election will be unlocked and posted on the KEA website on Wednesday, May 1.
KEA provides a stipend to all elected delegates to offset the cost of attending the NEA RA. KEA Aspiring Educators pays for transportation, lodging and meals for delegates to the Aspiring Educators Leadership Conference. All delegates must submit a completed voucher, with appropriate receipts, within 60 days of adjournment of the NEA RA, as required by KEA Board Policy 3.2. Nominees must read the guidelines for delegates posted at KEA.org and agree to be bound by them.