Student TEA



STEA Advocate Feb 2018


STEA is one of the nation's largest state affiliates for students preparing to teach. Membership is open to students enrolled in any Tennessee college or University. Through its affiliation with the Tennessee Education Association (TEA) and the National Education Association (NEA), our student program leads tomorrow's teachers to a bright professional future. STEA adds to your formal education by providing life lessons about salaries, contracts, competency testing, evaluation, discipline, certification requirements and more.


Join the 60,000 other students across the nation as part of NEA's student program (NEA-SP) as a member of STEA today. There are over 3 million teachers, education support professionals and students just like you waiting to welcome and support you. Plus during your first year of teaching and regular NEA membership, you'll be eligible to receive a rebate of $20 for each year you were a student member.

To find out more, contact TEA's Instructional Advocacy.


Join STEA now!


2020 – 2021 STEA Executive Board

President — Derrick Sanders, Tennessee State University
President Elect — Nikki Belcher, Lincoln Memorial University
Secretary — Will Crawford, University of Tennessee at Martin
Vice President West — Jiya Webster, LeMoyne-Owen College
Vice President Middle — Arianna Herrington, Tennessee State University
Vice President East — Houston House, University of Tennessee at Knoxville