Reg Weaver is one of the board members of the Executive Board of Education International, and former President of the National Education Association (NEA) of the United States of America. Reg Weaver was nominated president of the 2.7 million-member National Education Association at NEA’s 2002 Representative Assembly in Dallas, Texas. He then worked as head of the nation’s largest professional worker organization on the 1st of September 2002. Weaver ascended to the NEA ranks, working as a local association president in Harvey, Illinois from 1967 to 1971, and then president of the Illinois Education Association from 1981 to 1987. He also served on the NEA Executive Committee from 1989 to 1995, and for six years, he served as NEA vice president. As president of NEA, Reg Weaver traveled across the country as an envoy for public education, and spoke on behalf of education innovation and reform in schools. He has spoken to several education organizations and has lectured in national conferences and public policy forums, the ASPIRA, NAACP, the National Council of La Raza, the National Urban League, Rainbow/Push Coalition, National Conference of Black Mayors, the National Conference of State Legislators, and the Cable Television Association. He was chosen by Illinois Governor Jim Thompson to the Illinois Commission for the Improvement of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Illinois Literacy Council, the Illinois Project for School Reform Advisory Council, and the Task Force on At-Risk Youth. He also worked on the Administrator’s Academy, the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory Advisory Committee, the Joint Committee on Minority Student Achievement, and Illinois State Board of Education’s Blue Ribbon Committee on the Improvement of Teaching as a Profession.
Education Secretary Rod Paige and Reg Weaver, leader of America’s largest teachers union and the former National Education Association president, are two of the nation’s most influential education heads.
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ThinkExist collected quotes from Reg Weaver, the Education International Executive Board member.
According to NEA’s Reg Weaver, he gives his all-out support to Barack Obama.
Internet Movie Database listed the three education-related films Reg Weaver featured in. These films include Tavis Smiley (2004), No Child Left Behind (2005) and Class Act (2006).
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Reg Weaver delivered a speech at the Democratic National Convention.