Information on Renewing or Reinstating
Renewal or Reinstatement Application
Additional State Forms and Information
Enhancing Student Learning & Performance: 2013 Statewide Survey
You can find links to contracts under the 'more' tab above.
2016-2017 KEA Officers are-
President - Gerri Davis
Vice President - Meredith Lundamo
Treasurer - Allegra Machado
Secretary - Addie Schulz
**For any online vote, state or local, you will need you NEA-AK member number.
NEA-ALASKA's new website requires a new login and password for online voting.
To vote in NEA-AK elections, you'll need to go to the NEA-ALASKA website here: http://www.neaalaska.org/ or click on the link at the left.
You'll then need to put in your username and password. Your username is your member ID number--including the zeroes at the beginning. Your password will be your LAST NAME IN ALL CAPITALS.
If you have trouble logging into the NEA-Alaska website, please email or call Sam Baker, NEA-Alaska Digital Media Coordinator, at email@example.com or (907) 274-0536.
If you don't have your NEA-Alaska member ID number, please email Barb Young at Barb.Young@neaalaska.org or call her at (800) 996-3225 or (907) 274-0536.
Ketchikan Education Association (KEA) is an affiliate of NEA-Alaska (NEA-AK) and the National Education Association (NEA). KEA members include certified teachers, paraprofessionals, cooks, custodians, administrative assistants and technology staff.
1) To represent its members in their relations with their employer.
2) To unify and strengthen the teaching profession and secure and maintain the salaries, tenure, retirement, insurance and other working conditions necessary to support teaching as a profession.
3) To promote professional attitudes and ethical conduct among employees
4) To develop and promote the professional interests and concerns of the members.
5) To work for the welfare of school children, the advancement of education, and the improvement of instructional opportunities for all.
6) To encourage teachers to exercise their rights and privileges as citizens and to cooperate with civic bodies having educational objectives.
7) To hold property and funds for the attainment of Association purposes.
The Ketchikan Education Association has a structure comprised of a governance body and committees.
The Ketchikan Education Association is governed by our membership. It is a representative, grass roots democratic organization in which all policy, budgetary and goal decisions are member-driven. The key governance body is the KEA Executive Board, made up of representatives from every school in the district. The Executive Board includes: KEA officers: president, past president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer; building representatives and delegates to NEA-AK Delegate Assembly. The president of KEA serves as the leader of and is the spokesperson for the Association.
Among the committees are the Employee Rights Committee, the Degree Plus Committee, the Public Relations Committee, the Multicultural Committee, and the Wellness Committee.
The Ketchikan Education Association serves students and families as a leader in promoting great public schools and high standards of excellence in education for every child. Working independently or in conjunction with our state and national affiliates, KEA utilizes our resources to support our membership.
KEA’s work and programs include: year-round advocacy for public education; contract bargaining and member advocacy for employee rights; member organizing for greater resources for education; public relations and image advertising; member benefits/services such as professional liability insurance, and attorney referrals.
KEA also provides professional advice; assistance and training in issues of education excellence including: Recertification; Teacher Evaluation; the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as No Child Left Behind; Response To Intervention (RTI); and other current trends in education. KEA members also serve on school district committees: Curriculum, Insurance, Calendar and Teacher Evaluation.