The NEA is an enthusiastic supporter of global education, multiculturalism, and bilingual education, passing resolutions on all these issues. The NEA even adopted New Business Item 22 opposing "any attempts to impose the teaching of all subjects in English upon teachers in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico."
How globalism/multiculturalism can be injected into the classroom is indicated by a large poster distributed during the convention called "Cultural & Festival Days of the World 1997." It is a listing of hundreds of festivals around the world, most of which have no importance or relevance to America. This list does include most of our American patriotic and religious holidays, but they are buried under this exercise in multiculturalism.
Here are a few typical listings: Anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution in Cuba, Martyrs Day in Zaire, Womans Day in Greece, National Holiday in Togo, Vinegrowers Day in Bulgaria, Adults Day in Japan, Duarte's Birthday in the Dominican Republic, Martyrdom of Baba Deep Singh in Sikh, Intercalary Days in Baha'i, Peasants Day in Myanmar, Tree Planting Day in Lesotho, Evacuation Day in Libya, Youth Day in Benin, Womans Day in Mozambique, Buddha's Birthday in Japan, Tamil New Year in Sri Lanka, International Workers Day in Cuba, Coronation Day in Thailand, Africa Day in Zimbabwe, Corrective Movement Day in Yemen, Uprising Day in Croatia, Kings Day in Morocco, Anniversary of 58 Revolution in Iraq, National Rebellion Day in Cuba, Limban Oastra in Moldova, Independence Day in Kyrgystan, Referendum Day in Rwanda, Chulaloughkrons Day in Thailand, Igbal Day in Pakistan, National Day in Laos, Guru Teg Bahadurs' Martyrdom in Sikh. (The omission of apostrophes on the poster must be a concession to "inventive spelling.")