About Us

Professionals United!united

The Des Moines Education Association is both a union and a professional association. We are united by our goal to promote quality teaching and learning environments in the Des Moines Public Schools. DMEA represents over 2,300 hard working teachers, educational support professionals, secretaries, nurses, and other educators in the Des Moines Public Schools. We are the local affiliate of the Iowa State Education Association and the National Education Association.

Standing Up for What We Believe!

What do we believe in as educators? Learn more about the principles that guide DMEA. Read More…

DMEA Leadership

Meet our elected leaders and building level Association Representatives! Read More…

DMEA Staff

Meet our hard working staff that is here to assist our members everyday! Read More…