NOMINATIONS FOR NTA OFFICERS AND NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERS
 

Candidates for elected position shall be nominated by petition of fifteen (15) members of the Association in good standing.  All qualified candidates so nominated and giving their consent shall have their names placed on the ballot.  Nomination petitions are available on the by clicking here or going to the NTA website or by contacting your building rep or the NTA office.   
 
Completed nomination petitions must be received in the NTA Office or via email to elections@newteach.org by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021. 
 
Nominees to the following positions are needed.  Information on the officer roles and responsibilities are contained in the NTA Bylaws and are posted on the NTA website.
 
Two-year term offices:

President
First Vice President
Second Vice President
Recording Secretary
Treasurer
Assistant Treasurer


Negotiations Committee members:
Unit A:
Two (2) from elementary;
Two (2) from middle school;
Two (2) from senior high schools;
One (1) special subject teacher (art, music, p.e., library/media, etc.)
One (1) from Pupil Services/Special Education (psychologists, social workers, learning center teachers, therapists, etc.)
Unit B:  Two (2) any level.
Unit C:  Four (4) any level.
Unit D:  Two (2) any level.
Unit E:  Two (2) any level.
 

NEA/MTA ANNUAL MEETING DELEGATES
Those members who wish to seek the position of NEA and/or MTA delegate must declare their intention to run for election by submitting a completed nomination form to the NTA Office or via email to elections@newteach.org by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021.  Nomination forms are available on the by clicking here or going to the NTA website or by contacting your building rep or the NTA office.  NOTE:  A member may be a candidate for delegate to both the NEA and MTA meetings.  However, in order to be a delegate for the NEA meeting, one MUST also attend the MTA Annual meeting in Springfield in May.

The 2020 NEA ANNUAL MEETING (Representative Assembly) will occur from July 2nd through July 6th, 2021, in Denver, Colorado.  The NTA will fund up to thirteen (13) delegates who are elected by the membership.  Candidates for delegate positions who receive insufficient votes to be elected will, if necessary, become successor delegates and will fill vacancies in the delegation in order of the highest number of votes received.

Eligibility:  Delegate candidates to the NEA Convention may be members of any NTA unit (A, B, C, D or E) and must have been a member of NTA/MTA/NEA as of January 15th, 2020.
Procedure:  Anyone who is eligible may become a candidate by selecting "NEA Delegate/Successor" on the NEA/MTA DELEGATE NOMINATION FORM and returning the form to the NTA office or via email to elections@newteach.org by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021.
Responsibilities:  Delegates should plan to attend at least seven (7) of the eight (8) business sessions of the NEA representative assembly.  Additionally, delegates attend morning caucus meetings of the MTA delegation.  Both the MTA and the NTA provide delegates with travel stipends.

The 2021 Annual Meeting of MTA will occur on April 30 and May 1, 2021 in Springfield, MA.  The NTA may send delegates who are elected by the membership; the number of delegates to be sent will be determined by the MTA based on March 1, 2021 membership numbers and will be known by the NTA as of March 2.  It is anticipated that there will be approximately 38 delegates.  Alternate delegates will be elected at the same time and in the same manner that will be followed in electing successor NEA delegates. (see above)

Eligibility:  Delegate candidates to the MTA Convention may be members of any
NTA unit (A, B, C, D or E) and must have been a member of NTA/MTA/NEA as of January 15, 2020. 
Procedure:  Anyone who is eligible may become a candidate by selecting "MTA Delegate/Alternate" on the NEA/MTA DELEGATE NOMINATION FORM and returning the form to the NTA office or via email to elections@newteach.org by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021.
Responsibilities:  As a delegate to the MTA Annual Meeting, you are expected to attend the Friday afternoon business session (begins at noon until about 5:00) and the all-day Saturday business session (9 a.m. until close of business) of the meeting.  You are able to use a personal day for attending the Friday session (see contract).  The NTA will provide delegates with travel stipends.
 
Both NEA and NTA reaffirm the commitment to the goal of maximum ethnic minority participation in organizational governance and members who qualify as ethnic minority members are particularly encouraged to become candidates.