New Educators

NEA Micro-Credentials: Professional learning by educators, for educators

NEA and NEA-NH have produced and collected important information and resources for Early Career Educators, ECEs, and listed them here for you.

NEA’s Student Loan Forgiveness Navigator offers a free online student loan evaluation tool to determine eligibility for federal programs to help you manage your student loan debt.

Links for New Educators


 – News and features from NEA


Tomorrow’s Teachers

Tomorrow’s Teachers is an annual magazine for NEA student members. It offers a wealth of resources to those new to the teaching profession. Each issue offers help with job searches, provides classroom tips for surviving the first year in the classroom, recommends strategies for parental and community outreach, and much more.



Teachers share their good ideas with colleagues around the country through our biweekly e-newsletter and online professional practice community.


Classroom Management

Ideas and strategies to create and maintain the best learning environment for your students.


Lesson Plans

Find lesson plans from teachers across the country sortable by grade and subject.


Teaching Strategies

Ideas for motivating and reaching your students


What I Wish I Had Known

Being a new teacher can be daunting, from managing your own classroom to navigating the ins and outs of being a school employee. To help you get off to a great start, we polled NEA members to find out what advice they wish someone had shared with them when they were new teachers.


Reflections on the First Teaching Year

New educators speak out on what they learned and its impact on how they teach.