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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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May 2015

The AEA Random notes For May 2015 are available.Click Here


Mar 2015

Save the Date! Friday, May 22, 7:10 p.m. Tribe vs. Cincinnati Reds. Ticket order forms will be in your building after Spring break! Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis.


Mar 2015

The Present Contract between AEA and the Akron BOE is now available in the “News” section of this site. Click here for the PDF version of the contract or paste the text below into your browser’s address bar.