The Greeley Education Association (GEA) is both a professional association and an advocacy organization.
We are the Teachers’ Union. GEA is affiliated with the nearly 40,000-member Colorado Education Association (CEA) and the nearly 3.2 million members of National Education Association (NEA).
The Association (GEA-CEA-NEA) at all three levels is a highly democratic organization governed by members. The decision-making structure is designed to ensure maximum representation. In addition to GEA-CEA-NEA, you also belong to our local UniServ Unit – Northern Colorado UniServ Unit – NCUU. Our UniServ is staffed by a director and an associate staff member who also provide support and advocacy for our members.
The GEA Officers and Executive Board is the Association’s executive body. It is comprised of four executive officers, plus eight members elected at large from the membership and serve as Level Directors. Each building is represented by one or two building reps known as ARs. The GEA Board and Area Representatives meet monthly.
Annually, GEA members elect representatives to both the CEA Delegate Assembly and the NEA Representative Assembly. NEA’s assembly is one of the world’s largest deliberative bodies with nearly 10,000 delegates. These are the policy-making bodies of the state and national associations.