This site is dedicated to the nursing assistant educators in the State of Illinois.

The functions of the organization shall be to:

  • Identify and analyze issues affecting the practice of CNAs.
  • Promote the quality of basic and continuing education programs for CNAs.
  • Monitor clinical practice issues affecting the direct and indirect patient care activities of CNAs and their impact on educational programming.
  • Provide a forum for the exploration and discussion of problems unique to CNA education.
  • Represent and serve as spokespersons for CNA education.
  • Study and evaluate trends and research in education, nursing, and healthcare.
  • Issue statements of position and recommendation to appropriate government bodies.

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To all CNAEA Members! 

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A heartfelt thanks for all that you do!
Mark your calendars for our next Northern Region CNAEA Meeting:
Friday, May 20, 2022
11 am – 2 pm
Zoom Invite to follow


Have you submitted your Membership Application/Renewal yet?
If not, please follow this link and complete it now:

For Northern Region: Enter your information directly https://forms.gle/Eufzi7TKkLBHU67J6

For Central Region:Central Region Membership Application

For Southern Region: CNAEA Membership Application Southern Regions 04.2019

Am I eligible for membership?

Membership is open to all IDPH-approved Certified Nursing Assistant Instructors, Program Coordinators and other individual vested stakeholders. Please email us at cnaea.north@gmail.com if you have any questions about CNAEA and membership.