Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


Human Relations Committee

The duties of the Human Relations Committee are to: 

  • Selects and nominates Tennesseans for NEA Human and Civil Rights Awards
  • Works with world concerns activities in development and/or implementation of international education programs
  • Recommends ways for TEA to encourage "all inclusiveness" in association activities, including the involvement of higher education, educational support, student, and retired members
  • Stimulates interest in workshops or training activities for local association activities
  • Recommends ways for TEA to encourage cooperation between and among its various affiliates and members
  • Increases awareness among all educators in the state of the Tennessee Education Congress, a forerunner of the current TEA
  • Publicizes Education International, its activities and programs
  • Involves interested associations in promoting international projects
  • Suggests ways of creating an awareness of international concerns and needs of educators and students
  • Recommends nominees to receive the E. Harper Johnson Human Relations Awards, the TEA Local Association Human Relations Awards


Staff Liaison:

     Theresa Turner


     Diamond Kelley