We are a part of a nationwide organization of over 3.1 million members and almost 70,000 members statewide.  This affiliation creates a powerful network of resources for educators ranging from professional to consumer to grant opportunities that support effective teaching.

Our professional affiliations increase our credibility and enhance our practices and behaviors as educators.

Texas State Teachers Association

TSTA is a movement to change the way public schools, their students and employees are treated. Our mission statement says it best: “The Texas State Teachers Association will unite, organize and empower public education advocates to shape public education in Texas thus providing a quality public school for every child.”

Founded in 1880, we are the Texas affiliate of the National Education Association, 3.1 million members strong. Our headquarters building is one block from the Capitol at 316 West 12th Street, Austin 78701. Call us at (877) ASK-TSTA or(512) 476-5355. Visit our site at

National Education Association

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States. Visit us at

NEA Great Public Schools Network

The Great Public Schools Network is a place where teachers, parents, school support professionals, and community members share ideas and resources to improve student success.  It is free and open to all. Visit us at

NEA Member Benefits

For more than half a century, NEA Member Benefits has helped enhance the lives of NEA members and their families through advocacy, service and information. We work with each and every member to find the best solutions to meet their needs. We strive to help all members increase their economic security through financial services, insurance programs and investment advice. We want to maximize members’ hard-earned dollars through consumer discounts and special travel and leisure offers. We also offer resources designed to help educators in the classroom—from professional development services to discounts on instructional materials. At NEA Member Benefits, we take pride in being advocates for members and providing them valuable and trustworthy service—every step of the way. Visit us at

NEA Foundation

The NEA Foundation, a not for profit organization, advocates for the advancement of both educators and their students. For those we work with, we are the source of grant funding, illuminating programs, and perhaps most important, empowerment. We are a trusted partner to and unwavering supporter of public school educators throughout the country. And everything we do is fueled by one thing – our relentless dedicated to lifting student achievement. Visit us at

NEA Health Information Network

As the non-profit health and safety arm of the National Education Association (NEA), the NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) provides health and safety information, programs, and services for the benefit of the more than 3 million members of the NEA and their 43 million students. NEA members include teachers, bus drivers, school custodians, cafeteria workers, and other school employees who make up almost 15,000 local associations throughout the U.S, and on military bases in Europe and Asia. Visit us at