Teaching Profession

What Did the Teachers’ Unions Get Up to at Those OTHER Conventions?

By Stephen Sawchuk — July 26, 2016 1 min read

In the deluge of news from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, which featured a starring role for the heads of both of the national teachers’ unions, it’s easy to forget that both the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers held their own internal political conventions this past summer.

If you missed them at the time, here’s your chance to get up to speed on all the details.

Photos: NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia, left, and AFT President Randi Weingarten, right.—J. Scott Applewhite/AP


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A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Beat blog.