About us...

The Bedford Education Association is the professional organization of over 300 members who work in the Bedford Public Schools. The Association is the exclusive representative for the purpose of collective bargaining with respect to wages, hours, and other conditions of employment for all professional employees employed by the School Committee. The goal of the association is to provide the highest possible quality education for the young people attending the Bedford Public Schools.

The Bedford Education Association is a member-driven organization, governed by democratic principles, that accepts and supports the interdependence of professionals and unionism. The BEA promotes the use of its members' collective powers to advance their professional interests. The BEA is committed to human and civil rights, and advocates for quality public education in an environment in which lifelong learning and innovation flourish.


Some BEA members volunteering at the Pan Mass Kids Ride in Bedford (June, 2012).

Letter from Kristen Tocci, BEA President, in support of New Bedford Teachers: 

January 12, 2014

Dear President St. John,

The Bedford Education Association formally supports New Bedford educators in their resistance to turnaround policies that harm students and educators alike. We will spread the word about what is happening in New Bedford and garner support for the rally.

In solidarity,
Kristen Tocci

Bedford Education Association

How can we support the teachers of New Bedford?

-go to moveon.org and search for ‘new bedford teachers’ to sign a petition

-attend the rally Friday, January 17 at 3:30 PM on the steps of City Hall in New Bedford. (Williams Street)

BEA Contact Information:

9 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730

(781) 801-5347 - mobile


© Bedford Education Association 2013