MEA members are encouraged to provide input regarding the candidates for governor ahead of a Dec. 9 meeting of the Statewide Screening and Recommendation Committee to interview the candidates.
The role of student growth in teacher evaluations is a big topic of concern for educators – and it’s also the focus of an important webinar happening this Wednesday at 4 p.m. The 60-minute session is the second in a six-part webinar series that can be used toward SCECH requirements. This session of the free…
A message from Drew Campbell, president of the MEA ESP Caucus Board:
As we celebrate American Education Week November 13-17, please be sure to recognize the education support professionals in your buildings for all that they do on a daily basis to keep schools running and our students safe.
Parents have through Wednesday to complete an opinion survey on a new “school transparency dashboard” under development by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) to replace the old school scorecards.
The theme of the 2018 Bargaining, Public Affairs & Professional Development Conference could not be more timely: “Nevertheless, We Persist—Don’t Stop Believing.” MEA members have persisted through relentless attacks on public education, and we stand strong today.
Lawyers for MEA and AFT Michigan argued before the Michigan Supreme Court Wednesday in a dramatic culmination to a seven-year legal battle the two unions have waged seeking the return of $550 million taken from the paychecks of 200,000 public school employees.
The tax plan that House Republicans hope to rush through Congress next week is a terrible deal for middle class families and students which will lead to cuts to public schools and overcrowded classrooms.
The Legislature is on recess until Tuesday, Nov. 28 for the hunting/Thanksgiving break, leaving Lansing without having taken further action on two bills MEA has been monitoring:
Hundreds of MEA members turned out for flashlight vigils across the state Tuesday night—on the eve of a state Supreme Court hearing in the 3 percent court case—to shine a light on the faces of those affected by the seven-year legal battle.