The 2017 Summer Leadership Conference will be held at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, August 1-3. The conference will start with lunch at noon on Tuesday, August 1, at the Cisler Center. The General Session will start at 1:30 and will feature Randy Fox as the Keynote Speaker. Randy’s bio is on page 6 of the announcement.
We still don’t know the substance of a coming attack on the school employee pension system, but we know it’s coming – and we’ve also learned Republican leaders plan to move quickly once legislation is introduced.
That means we need to be quicker.
We need to start calling and emailing state House and Senate lawmakers NOW to oppose this latest effort.
Closing off new employees to a defined benefit system would cost billions of dollars, leave dedicated educators without a secure retirement, and worsen the growing teacher shortage.
We’ll have a better chance of defeating plans to dismantle MPSERS if we stay on message and share individual stories. Put the arguments above into your own words. Tell your story, and share what’s happening in your family, your town, your region, the state of Michigan. Do it today!