NEA Minority & Women’s Leadership Training

Minority Leadership and Women’s Leadership Training Programs

The Minority Leadership and Women’s Leadership Training programs prepare early career educators and emerging leaders to be powerful advocates for their students, their profession, and their Association. The hands-on training curriculum teaches participants foundational leadership skills, the logistics of running for elected office, and how to advocate for student-centered policies and social justice issues that impact their schools and communities.

East Conference

Minority and Women’s Leadership Training Conference

Friday, January 27 – Sunday, January 29, 2017

Tampa Marriott Waterside l Tampa, Florida

ECOEA is proud to provide one $500 scholarship for an ECOEA member to attend this training. The scholarship is by lottery drawing. The deadline to apply was Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

Congratulations to Michelle Martin Jones, Canton Professional EA, our 2016-2017 Scholarship winner.

ECOEA policy states:

8.9 NEA Minority and Women’s Training Conference

One $500 scholarship may be awarded based upon the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must be an ECOEA member.
  2. Selection of the winner shall be by a lottery. Deadline for applications will be          determined annually and announced in the ECOEA newsletter/website.
  3. The winner shall send a receipt of expense to ECOEA after attending the conference and a reimbursement check will be sent to the recipient.
  4. The scholarship will be awarded to a member who has not previously received the NEA Minority and Women’s Training Conference Scholarship. If all applicants have previously received this scholarship, the most recent recipient shall be disqualified from consideration.

CONGRATULATIONS TO MICHELLE MARTIN JONES OF CANTON PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION FOR RECEIVING THIS ECOEA SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2017.