Purpose/Goals of the BEA

The purposes of the Association shall be:

  1. To represent its members as their bargaining agent in employment relations with the Department.
  2. To improve, promote and protect the economic and professional welfare of its members.
  3. To improve and protect the working conditions of its members.
  4. To promote professional attitudes and ethical conduct in the profession.
  5. To support and encourage continuing education among its members.
  6. To promote the employment of highly qualified candidates at the entry level of the profession.
  7. To promote and support excellence in public education.