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2017 Summer Leadership Week Launched

Join us for NEA-NH Summer Leadership Week and learn about “Building a Network from Within.” John Maxwell said, “The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders, and continually develops them.” Raising members up as a knowledgeable, supported leader in their local association is the purpose of NEA-New Hampshire’s Summer Leadership Week. During the week of August 7-11, members have access to over 30 workshops

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Spring 2017 Retirement Planning Seminar Dates

We all hope for a well-deserved retirement with financial security. NEA-NH and NEA Member Benefits are pleased to present seminars to help you plan and prepare. A well-planned retirement can result in fiscal security, but there are many factors to consider. Come and learn how to take full advantage of the resources available to you. Registration for this seminar is $10 for NEA-NH members plus one guest at no extra cost. We will review many pieces of the retirement puzzle, including: The NH Retirement System Medicare Financial Planning NEA Member

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California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant

Application Deadline: January 15, 2017 Public High Schools and Middle Schools in need of financial help for their sports programs are urged to apply for a California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant. Qualifying teams can score up to $3,000. Applications must be received at www.calcasathleticsgrant.com by January 15, 2017, for consideration for the 2016/2017 year. The grant is named after California Casualty Chairman Emeritus Tom Brown, who is a firm believer that lessons taught on the playing field – teamwork, confidence and sportsmanship – help develop youth who are

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My Union Experience: Standing Strong for Education for More Than 150 Years

This legislative session is shaping up to be a challenging one. Now more than ever, our collective strength will enable us to serve the needs of our students and members. During the 2016 Campaigns we heard our candidates speak out eloquently in support of public education and labor unions. We also heard the same anti-labor, anti-teacher, anti-public education rhetoric. Sadly, many of those supporting these views have won office. We know that our union experience is far different than the cliches, scapegoating, and name-calling. My union experience starts with recognizing

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