Shelly Moore Krajacic, an English and drama teacher from Ellsworth, Wisconsin, was elected to the National Education Association’s (NEA) executive committee in July 2015 for a three-year term. Shelly, a National Board Certified Teacher, is a third-generation Wisconsin educator with 17 years of classroom experience. Prior to her election to NEA’s Executive Committee, Shelly served in numerous national, state, and local leadership capacities. She has been especially active in her local NEA affiliate. She was also a candidate for the Wisconsin State Senate in 2011.

In addition, she is a member of the board of directors for the Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) and served on NEA’s Board of Directors for six years. The NEA Executive Committee consists of nine members — three executive officers and six members elected at-large by the representative assembly. The committee is responsible for setting general policy and maintaining the interests of the NEA.

Shelly earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. She received a master’s degree in English education from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls, where she previously served as an adjunct instructor.