Teachers across the globe are said to be the reservoir of knowledge and wisdom since they are responsible for administering any country’s educational system and curriculum.
Every teacher is described as the root of a country’s educational system. Teacher are expected to provide education to school children, trains and nurture them while in school environment.
Teachers also play a vital role in school children life by providing them with mental and moral support they need to be well fit into society.
In the United States of America (USA), there are a large number of teachers represented by various Teacher Unions.
Records available show that, there are about 3.2 million full-time teachers teaching in about 130,930 K-12 schools across the United States of America, USA.
In view of the larger number of teachers, various Teacher Unions emerged from different States in the US, which are responsible for safeguarding, protecting and providing the necessary welfare to their members thus; teachers.
According to reliable data, about 70% of all teachers in the United States of America belong to a specific Teacher Union.
Note that, among the available Teacher Unions in the United States of America, there are two main largest Teacher Unions from which other Unions were either created or serves as affiliates. These are the National Education Association (NEA) and American Federation of Teachers (AFT).
Below are the top 15 largest Teacher Unions in the United States of America, USA
Top Teacher Unions in the United States of America, USA
1. The California Teachers Association (CTA).
2. New Jersey Education Association (NJEA).
3. Education Minnesota (EM).
4. California School Employees Association (CSEA).
5. National Education Association (NEA).
6. American Federation of Teachers (AFT).
7. New York State United Teachers (NYSUT).
8. Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA).
9. Michigan Education Association (MEA).
10. Florida Education Association (FEA).
11. Illinois Education Association (IEA).
12. Ohio Education Association (OEA).
13. Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA).
14. Maryland State Education Association (MSEA).
15. Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA).