Students in a Kenowa Hills STEM program literally watched their ideas soar into the atmosphere at the end of the school year.
This week at the NEA Representative Assembly in Minneapolis, 230 delegates from Michigan raised $74,793 for the NEA Fund, the federal PAC dedicated to helping elect friends of public education. Their contributions put MEA in fourth place among all NEA state affiliates for money raised at this year’s annual meeting (MEA President Paula Herbart and…
EAST LANSING – The Michigan Education Association is pleased to announce our recommendation of Rashida Tlaib for election to Congress in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. “Rashida is a proven fighter who will protect our public schools, support our educators, and ensure all our kids have a chance to learn and thrive,” said MEA President Paula…
EAST LANSING – The following statement can be attributed to MEA President Paula Herbart regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME:
June 20, 2018
By PAULA HERBART/President – Michigan Education Association
Michigan’s public education system was the envy of the country. We provided our schools with adequate funding and led the nation in student achievement. Families relocated to Michigan for good jobs and a great public school system. As recently as 20 years ago, Michigan led Great Lakes states in education funding and student proficiency.
MEA members, Over the past few months, MEA has collected input from members on key priorities they hoped to see in the education plan of our recommended candidate for governor, Gretchen Whitmer. Her education plan was released today and I’m pleased to say that Gretchen has made good on her word to listen and act on…
When Steve Croschere heard that some attention-challenged students at Bothwell Middle School in Marquette needed standing desks to help them learn, he quietly set about making some.
Induction into the Hall of Fame for any profession implies a long list of achievements by the honoree.
Aspiring educators from several universities got a taste of the transformative power of their future careers this spring.