MSEA Aspiring Educators is a student-led and student-driven arm of the union that supports and prepares pre-service teachers in Maryland to be leaders in their community, schools, and profession.

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Bowie State University
Community College of Baltimore County
Coppin State University
Frederick Community College
Frostburg State University
Frostburg State University – Hagerstown
Hood College
Morgan State University
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Salisbury University
Towson University
University of Maryland – College Park
University of Maryland – Eastern Shore

Want to connect with a chapter directly, but don’t see a way? Email [email protected].

Ready to get Involved?

Step 1: Complete the statewide interest form to get connected on your campus.

Step 2: Pay your dues to be a full member at the chapter, state, and national level.

Step 3: Dive in and take advantage of all the opportunities!

$20 Dues Rebate After Graduation

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 an aspiring educator member. Submit your rebate here.

Grants and Programs for NEA Aspiring Educator Members

NEA CREATE Grants: $2000/project
Submission deadlines: February 1, June 15, October 15

MSEA Black Lives Matter at School Grants: $1000/project
Submission deadline: May 1.

MSEA Human and Civil Rights Grants: $1000/project
Submission deadline: May 1.

Praxis Sessions for Aspiring Educators

7813 Elementary Content Knowledge – Math Overview
October 18
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

7815 Elementary Content Knowledge – Social Studies
October 20
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Teaching Reading Elementary (TRE) Praxis II Overview
October 25
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Managing Test Anxiety – You Got This! 
October 28
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Secondary History Praxis II Overview
December 9
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Professional Development

Praxis: Special Education (5354)

Do you need to take the SPED 5354? Join this overview session to learn what is on this test. We will review the topics covered, the best resources to study, and strategies to pass! Plus learn about the one-to-one support available to you.


Praxis: Social Studies Secondary (5086)

Are you working to become a licensed secondary (7-12) social studies teacher? Join this overview session on the Secondary Social Studies Content Praxis II 5089. This overview will cover various topics that are on the test, strategies to pass, and other useful resources available. Leave with a plan to pass!


ParaPro Overview (1755)

This session is designed for paraprofessionals who are practicing or seeking to practice as a paraprofessional. This session will provide you with an overview of elements that are measured/assessed such as math, writing, skills and knowledge in reading, and the ability to assist in instruction in a classroom environment.


2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Racial Social Justice Summit

This year’s theme is I am Somebody! Leading the Change for Equitable and Just Schools, Communities, and Beyond. This one-day combined event will convene educators, students, community members, and experts to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy, recognize award winners, and provide engaging workshops that further our work for racial and social justice for students and educators.