A Guide to Lame Duck

The Michigan Education Association lobbyists are busy this lame duck session working to preserve collective bargaining rights and protect public education. As union members and public school employees we must support their efforts by communicating with our lawmakers on our issues. The MEA is setting up several ways for members and their families to stay…

Deadline Extended for Submitting Award Nominations

The deadline for nominating candidates for two prestigious MEA awards – honoring educational excellence and human rights advocacy – has been extended. The awards will be presented at the MEA Winter Conference this February in Detroit. Fill out a nominating form by Nov. 30 for the following awards: Educational Excellence The nominee should have demonstrated commitment to…

Two MEA Awards Accepting Nominees

MEA is accepting nominations for two prestigious awards to be presented at the MEA Winter Conference this February in Detroit. Fill out a nominating form by Nov. 30 for the following awards: Educational Excellence The nominee should have demonstrated commitment to educational excellence and a concern for the improvement of student-focused education. Elizabeth Siddall Human Rights…

A Win for Students, Educators

Wins for a slew of MEA-recommended candidates in Tuesday’s election, highlighted by Gretchen Whitmer’s victory in the race for governor, represent a “course correction” for Michigan and public education, says MEA President Paula Herbart. “With Governor-elect Whitmer’s victory, along with many new pro-public education legislators, we look forward to our state’s top elected officials reaching out…