Welcome to Act For Education



As the unified voice for the advocacy and support of all its members, the NSTU promotes and advances the teaching profession and quality public education.

The NSTU promotes and enhances quality public education for all students by:

  • supporting a safe and healthy learning environment
  • advancing the profession
  • advocating social justice and unionism
  • working with other organizations
  • communicating our beliefs in order to affect public opinion and policy

The NSTU serves as the primary advocate for its members by:

  • protecting and enhancing economic benefits
  • improving working conditions
  • supporting personal well-being
  • keeping members informed
  • promoting opportunities to participate

The NSTU is committed to leadership in educational change by:

  • maintaining and promoting excellence in teaching
  • encouraging life-long learning
  • influencing educational trends through research and evaluation
  • disseminating information