Purpose and Power in Community
LAE brings the expertise, drive, and dedication of 18,000 educators and allies to advancing justice and excellence in public education.
LAE represents the professionals working in Louisiana's K-12 public school system. Members are teachers, paraprofessionals, counselors, psychologists, librarians, food service workers, school secretaries, custodians, bus drivers, and other non-supervisory certificated personnel. Membership in the association allows educators to draw upon the expertise of their colleagues to help advance in the education profession.
Louisiana Association of Educators is a state affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.