Member Spotlight: Melissa Kempski

Melissa Kempski is the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator for Michigan. The K-5 technology and library specialist in Lake Orion was recognized for integrating digital media and resources into classrooms in a “bold and fresh” way to spark students’ love of learning. What’s an example of connecting technology to the curriculum? We’ve been using Bloxels on…

New Leaders Assume Office

by Brenda Ortega – MEA Voice Editor For the first time in decades, an entirely new slate of statewide officers will take the reins at MEA next month—and their first order of business will be to embark on a Listening Tour across Michigan. Incoming President Paula Herbart, Vice President Chandra Madafferi, and Secretary-Treasurer Brett Smith want…