Delaware State Education Association
"The Delaware State Education Association, a union of public school employees, advocates for the rights and interests of its members and outstanding public education for all students." One Voice for great public schools More than just words, that is our mission. DSEA is the voice of education employees - in the General Assembly and the courts, in contract talks and before school boards and state agencies - wherever people make decisions affecting school employees, our schools, agencies -- our students and their families.
... to increase the capacity of the local affiliates and members to effectively ADVOCATE for their needs ... to ADVOCATE and build public support necessary for a quality public education for all students ... to increase MEMBERSHIP, member commitment and involvement in activities of the union and its affiliates, and ... to maximize member involvement in the POLITICAL ACTION process in order to impact policy and laws for the benefit of our members ... to increase the capacity of our human resource, fiscal and communication SYSTEMS ... to utilize the best TECHNOLOGY available to collect and share information that will enable effective decision-making.
... that public education is the best way to provide opportunities for all in a democratic society; ... that our members in public education and public health are our most valuable resources. It is through their empowerment and involvement that we will achieve our mission and goals; ... that advocacy on behalf of our members and public education is the primary focus of our organization; and .. that we build relationships based on fairness, dignity and respect.