Michigan Education Association

Professional Development

As an education employee, you need high-quality professional development to maintain and improve your job skills. MEA sponsors several conferences throughout the year with training designed for all types of public education employees.

MEA offers the following events annually:

  • Statewide Bargaining/Political Action/Public Relations Conference

  • Unity Conference

  • Educational Support Professional Statewide Conference

  • Student MEA Professional Development Conference

  • Minority Involvement Program

  • Labor Relations Practicum

  • Summer Leadership Conference

  • Instruction and Professional Development Conference

  • Higher Education Conference



Updated: February 19, 2009 6:45 PM

Did You Know?

MEA brings training to you, too. MEA provides training to small groups of members locally or regionally. If you’d like to build your skills in a certain area—or you’d like to know the kinds of training available, contact your local president or UniServ director.

MEA is committed to helping you strengthen your local to better meet the needs of members like you. The Building Full Capacity Locals initiative provides ongoing programs, trainings and materials to help build your knowledge and skills.

Here are some examples:

  • Statewide Presidents Summit
  • High performance leadership team training
  • Local Presidents Academy
  • ESP Issues Summit
  • Elections: Getting motivated and mobilized
  • Crisis planning

For more information about this initiative, contact your local president or UniServ director.