Mission, Vision, and Values


KEA is the preeminent voice for quality public education.


We unite, organize and empower our members to advocate for themselves and to ensure a quality public education for every Kentucky student.


    • Professionalism:  Modeling expertise directed by sound judgment, empathy, and high standards
    • Unity:  Laying the foundation for a strong association through shared vision
    • Advocacy:  Using effective, meaningful communication and action to promote the interests of school employees and public education 
    • Respect:  Consistently valuing individuals and their contributions
    • Integrity:  Demonstrating sincerity, trustworthiness and reliability
    • Collective Action:  Working together to achieve common goals