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

Calfornia has been granted a waiver to allow school districts to use local assessment tools in place of state standardized test for the fall of 2021. Thank you for your advocacy to ask our legislators to make this change!

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General AEA Information

Finishing the 2020-2021 School Year

The general membership of AEA will be continuing to provide their services in a distance learning format for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year in accordance with the AUSD School Board’s recommendation. K-5 SDC classes and high school CBI classes will be offering an in-person component as of April 20, 2021.

AUSD is running Learning Centers and Learning Pods to provide an in-person setting for students who elected to return to a campus setting for the remainder of this year. AEA members will not be responsible for working in Learning Centers/Pods and will continue to teach classes using a digital format.