California School Employees Association

The California School Employees Association is the largest classified school employee union in the United States, representing more than 240,000 school support staff throughout California.

CSEA members perform a wide range of essential services in our public schools and community colleges, including security, food services, office and clerical work, school maintenance and operations, transportation, academic assistance and paraeducator services, library and media assistance, computer services and more.

Formed in 1927, CSEA continues to thrive as a member-run union, democratically controlled by member volunteers in more than 750 local chapters throughout the state. The union is led by the CSEA Board of Directors. Labor Relations Representatives and other professional staff work under the authority of CSEA’s Executive Director.

We are proud of our contributions toward California’s future and we strive every day to carry out our mission to improve the lives of our members, students and communities.