(Adopted by 2008 Delegate Assembly)
We, the members of the Nebraska State Education Association, believe the purpose of public education is to promote a democratic society. Therefore the following principles guide our union's work.
Our vision is a great public education for every student.
The mission of the Nebraska State Education Association is to advocate for all education professionals, empowering them to provide an excellent public education for every student.
OUR CORE VALUES
We value equal access to a quality education that is adequately and equitably funded.
We value diversity as being vital to the education process and integral in preparing students to function in a democratic society that protects human and civil rights.
We value being accurately informed activists contributing to the ever-changing system of public education.
We value partnerships that foster excellence, nurture a desire for lifelong learning, and create responsible, productive citizens.
We value the expertise of education professionals and recognize that fair compensation and respect are vital for a quality public education.