FORSYTH + NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION EDUCATORS
HOW WE STARTED
We are working to change the perception of our association from being an organization for teachers. We have individuals that represent all areas of our education system. It is important to us that we hear the voice of all that makes education work. Because we are an advocacy group that endeavors to do good work in our community. FCAE wants to make sure that our name/organization is held in high regard by the community because of the work we do. To this end, we engage our members in social justice/equity issues, community service projects, and policy change. We are represented on committees in the school system and the community. FCAE joins like-minded advocate groups that want to be a change, agents. We need to be a driving force to change the face of education for our students and families of Forsyth County.
FCAE is an all-inclusive Association with many categories of professional school personnel eligible for membership. Teacher assistants, school support staff, bus drivers, cafeteria staff, school mechanics, and carpenters are eligible for membership in our three-tier organization as Education Support Professionals.
Teachers, Student Services, Assistant Principals, Principals, and Central office staff along with our ESPs make up our Education Team.
The Forsyth County Association of Educators is the local affiliate of a three-tiered system with NEA being our National organization and NCAE being our State organization.
The North Carolina Association of Educators was formed on
JULY 1, 1970
by the merger of the North Carolina Education Association and the North Carolina Teachers Association.
NCAE is the state’s largest education advocacy organization for public school employees and represents active, retired, and student members.
FCAE is a local affiliate of the largest professional employee-led organization in the nation.
The North Carolina Education Association was organized in 1857 and the North Carolina Teachers Association was