The mission of FEA is to foster the recruitment and development of prospective educators worldwide through the dissemination of innovative programming and relevant research.
By elevating the image of teaching, FEA will attract dynamic and diverse students who will become tomorrow's great educators.
The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with Phi Delta Kappa and Future Educators Association, is dedicated to the support of Kentucky students interested in pursuing careers in the education profession.
FEA is a federally recognized Career and Technical Student Organization and the largest support organization for future-teacher programs in the United States.
FEA and KDE work together to develop the next generation of great educators by helping to:
- Elevate the image of teaching and promote it as a challenging and rewarding career;
- Encourage students from all backgrounds to enter the education profession;
- Develop exemplary future educators with leadership and instructional skills; and
- Reduce critical teacher shortages, particularly within the areas of math, science, and special education.