Posted on 08/20/14 at 9:48am

Fallout is still being felt two months after the release of the Detroit Free Press' report on the state's charter schools. The investigative report uncovered a general lack of accountability and transparency in how charter schools spend the more than $1 billion in state taxpayer money they receive.

Posted on 08/26/14 at 5:04pm

Michigan won a renewal of its waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) for the 2014-15 school year. Without the waiver, schools would have to follow NCLB standards that require 100 percent of students proficient in math and language arts.

Posted on 08/26/14 at 6:07pm

The U.S. Department of Education is giving states until the 2015-16 school year-a two-year delay-to use student test scores for teacher evaluations. Education Secretary Arne Duncan made the announcement after more than a year of NEA and other education groups calling for such action.

Posted on 08/26/14 at 6:10pm

Despite claims that charter schools lack financial and academic oversight, 18 new charter schools are opening this fall. With 11 charter schools closing at the end of the last school year, there are now a total of 303 charter schools in the state.

Posted on 08/26/14 at 6:13pm

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan will be retiring July 2015, and you can share your thoughts and recommendations on the qualities a new superintendent should have.

Posted on 08/11/14 at 10:10am

Schools across the state will be starting a new school year in less than a month, but there’s been no further legislative action on the adoption of a statewide teacher and administrator evaluation system. And the MEAP will still be used this school year since no new statewide student assessment has been chosen that will measure student growth—a measurement that will impact teacher and administrator evaluations.

MEA Financial Services Board of Directors

Start Date

 

 

2013

Keith Swets (Nov. 2015)

Secretary/Treasurer

2011

Long Range Planning Committee

Start Date

Officers

 

 

Steven Cook (2014)

 

 

Long Range Bargaining Committee

Start Date

 

 

2012

Connie Boylan (2014-BdM-Reg 15)

 

2013

Leadership Mentoring Advisory Committee

Start Date

 

 

2007

Nikki Klonaris (2016-BdM-Reg 3)

 

2007

Governance Review Committee

Start Date

 

 

2014

Jonathon Fielbrandt (2014-BdM-Reg 6 )

 

2007

MEA Executive Committee

First

Last

Bargaining Unit

Region

CommitteeTitle

Steven

English Language Learners (ELL) - Migrant Education Committee

Start Date

6 members/staggered by 2’s

 

2010

Ann Marie Borders (2016-BD-Reg 3)

Chair

Elections Committee

                                   MUST BE A DELEGATE (no alternates)

Start Date

Must have 9 members

 

2013

Joanmary Nenninger (2016-BD-Reg 2)

Distinguished Service Awards Committee

Start Date

Board Members Only

 

2013

Debra Irvin (2016-BdM-Reg 9)

 

Credentials Committee

MUST BE A DELEGATE (no alternates)

Start Date

7 members, at least 2 of which are BdM , must be RA delegates

 

2005

Frank Burger (2016-BdM-Reg 10)

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