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Howard County Education Association

HCEA 2020 Elections-Information and Candidate Bios

At the end of January, HCEA members will elect Officers and Directors, as well as representatives to the state and national delegation. The state (MSEA) Rep Assembly will be held in OC, Maryland October 16-17, 2020.  The national (NEA) Rep Assembly will be held in Atlanta, GA July 2-6, 2020. Nominations are open to help lead the charge and raise the volume on our message of equity in resources, quality schools for every child, and compassion and respect for families and their communities.


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Active HCEA members may run for:

HCEA Board of Director & Delegate to MSEA Rep Assemblies: Five (5) seats – each a two year term (7/1/20-6/30/22)

HCEA President and Delegate to the MSEA & NEA Rep Assemblies, One (1) seat- three year term (7/1/20-6/30/23)

HCEA Vice President and Delegate to the MSEA  & NEA Rep Assemblies, One (1) seat- three year term (7/1/20-6/30/23)

HCEA Delegate to the MSEA Rep Assembly: Ocean City, MD October 16-17, 2020 (27 funded seats)

HCEA Delegate to NEA Convention: Atlanta, GA July 2-6, 2020 (13 funded seats)


2020 General Election Calendar

October 8, 2019

Nominations Open

November 22, 2019

All forms due, nominations close (except for delegates to the NEA RA which will include write-in opportunities on the ballot)

January 13, 2020

Submitted biographies appear on the HCEA website

January 14, 2020

Eligible candidates for HCEA speak at the HCEA Rep Assembly (opportunities for NEA/MSEA candidates to speak at the December 10th, January 14th and February 11th meetings)

January 27, 2020

Voting begins online at 9:00am

February 21, 2020

Voting closes at 5:00pm

February 26, 2020

Election results validated and released