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Established in 1946 and independent since 1978, the Akron Education Association is one of the largest independent teacher unions in the country. The Association represents more than 2000 teachers and support staff in the Akron Public Schools. The Association works toward improved teaching conditions, wages that attract and retain quality teachers, as well as the betterment of student welfare.

The Association also assists with issues common to other urban school districts and teachers in Ohio, through its membership in such organizations as The Coalition for Public Education, and the Ohio Eight Coalition. The Ohio Big 8 consists of the union presidents and superintendants of the eight large Ohio urban school districts.

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Mar 2017

We have reached a tentative agreement in our contract talks with the Board of Education.  We have scheduled a general membership meeting to vote on the tentative agreement on Sunday, March 26 in the gymnasium at Firestone High School.  Doors will … Read the rest


Aug 2015

All Principals – 2015 All Head Principals – 2015 All Assistant Principals – 2015 High School Head Principals – 2015 High School Assistant Principals – 2015 Middle School Head Principals – 2015 Middle School Assistant Principals – 2015 Elementary Head … Read the rest


May 2015

The AEA Random notes For May 2015 are available in the News section.