Antioch Education Association is the professional organization and bargaining unit for all the teachers in the Antioch Unified School District. The core values of the Antioch Education Association are the shared beliefs of our members and the elected leaders of our organization. Individual members and leaders shall strive to reinforce these core values in our professional endeavors.

Core Values of the Antioch Education Association

Respect: We champion an organization that genuinely appreciates, respects and protects our fellow AEA members, their families and the community we serve each day in our classrooms and in our schools.

Advocacy: We strive to achieve the economic and professional goals of our members through dedicated and forceful advocacy. We are a strong body of teacher advocates dedicated to protecting the rights of teachers as a means to improve the quality of teaching and learning.

Relationship Building: We value building strong interpersonal relationships within our own organization, and foster mutually supportive alliances with other community and statewide groups. We believe these relationships will promote the collective action necessary to protect our members and enhance their economic well being.

Professional Development: We promote relevant, innovative and challenging training opportunities as a means for members to strengthen their teaching skills and enhance the learning of their students. We promote teachers' control of their own professional destiny and thereby inspire students to achieve academic success enabling them to shape their own future.

Your Association…

  • Protects your rights
  • Provides professional development workshops and conferences
  • Helps to build relationships through social networking
  • Represents you at the bargaining table
  • Is your voice within the the CTA/NEA
  • Offers legal and financial services through its affiliation with CTA
  • Supports you with $1,000,000 liability insurance protection through its affiliation with NEA
  • Lobbies state and national legislators on educational issues through CTA/NEA
  • and much much more!

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State Testing Waiver

CTA has started a petition to ask the California Department of Public Education and the State Board of Education to pursue a waiver for state testing in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click the link below to sign on in support of a testing waiver.


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AEA Scholarships

Every year, AEA offers scholarships for graduating dependent children of AEA members who plan to enroll in college or vocational school for the following year. The deadline for 2021 AEA Scholarships is March 25, 2021 by 5:00 pm. Email aeapresident@sbcglobal.net or aeaoffice@sbcglobal.net for an application.

AEA Mini Grants

AEA offered up to 20 grants of $150 to members to fund innovative ideas for their classrooms or to meet their technology needs during distance learning. The deadline for 2021 AEA Mini Grants was February 9, 2021. Members will receive notice of whether their grant was approved or denied by March 3, 2021.