Summer Leadership Conference

2018 Summer Leadership Conference

July 31 – August 2 – Saginaw Valley State University

Registration Deadline: July 18, 2018

Activism begins with one person venturing one step—and soon a trail is blazed for others to follow. The MEA Summer Leadership Conference points the way.

Frontline educators like you who step up every day to lead make MEA an unwavering voice for school employees’ rights, working conditions, and benefits; for best practices; for healthy neighborhood schools; and for social justice across our most vulnerable communities.

New Michigan Teacher of the Year Focuses on “Big Things”

Michigan’s newest Teacher of the Year keeps “big rocks” glued to the back of her cell phone.

Not those kind of rocks. The three typed reminders stuck on her phone represent her top priorities as an educator – their metaphorical name taken from the work of author Stephen Covey, known for his best-selling self-help book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.   

New Survey: Michigan teachers, education support professionals oppose arming school employees

MEA members support enhanced school safety, oppose allowing more guns in schools

LANSING – The Michigan Education Association (MEA) today released results from a new statewide survey of its members that found an overwhelming majority oppose arming educators. Legislation to allow school personnel to carry guns or keep guns in locked boxes in schools has been proposed by politicians at both the state and national level.