The NEA will utilize existing resources to publish and promote a position statement stressing contributions made by experienced educators in the protected age category in terms of dedicated service to students and mentorship to new educational employees. The statement will cite news accounts of experienced educational employees being targeted for harassment and dismissal; will condemn the discriminatory practices that lead to targeting, harassment and forced retirements of members; and will advocate for the support and retention of experienced educational employees.

Cost Implications

This NBI can be accomplished at an additional cost of $25,750.