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Our Mission

The mission of PGCEA: Future Teacher Committee is to recruit and serve the National Education Association student members in Prince George’s County. We are committed to establishing a professional relationship with the county’s student members by assisting them with the transition from college to the workforce, as well as providing them with a clear understanding of how the teacher’s association and union benefit the public school system.

Meetings

The committee meets in person every month. If you are interested in serving as a member please call PGCEA and ask to be placed on our e-mail list so that you may receive information about your meetings and events.

Duties and Responsibilities

    1. To recruit and serve the National Education Association student members in Prince George’s County.
    2. Be committed to establishing a professional relationship with the county’s student members.
    3. Assisting student members with the transition from college to the workforce.
    4. Provide student members with a clear understanding of how the teacher’s association and national union benefit the public school system.
    5. Provide students with a clear understanding of a Teacher’s job.
    6. Assist student members with their on and off campus activities that promote student leadership and the importance of being an Educator.

Activities

    1. Attend local Colleges & Universities Educational Club meetings
    2. Assist members with preparing for the Praxis
    3. Send two students members to represent Prince George’s County and the state of Maryland at the Student National Educational Association (NEA) Conference.
    4. Send Student members to represent PGCEA at the Maryland State Educators Association (MSEA) Conference in the capacity of a student member.
    5. Shadow a Teacher Program
    6. Encourage student members to attend Lobby & Rally’s that PGCEA may be in attendance
    7. Encourage student members to attend at least 2 PGCEA representative council meetings.