The centennial of the National Education Association parallels the course of modern education in this country. The NEA was instrumental in founding and working out its aims and spirit, and in supplying curricula for kindergartens, elementary and high schools, teachers' colleges. Co-education and the integration of Negro students and teachers were part of the program. The ideals of the great teachers were interpreted and projected. NEA has worked in behalf of liberal values and dones its share in the international picture.