Legislative Calls to Action

Speak up for the education budget students, educators need As the state budget process for 2024-25 enters its final stages, it is imperative that MEA members make their voices heard on the priorities students and educators need. Michigan must adequately fund public education — from preK through higher education — so schools can pay competitive [...]

Letter to Members: It’s a New Day

As your new MEA officers, we are proud to represent Michigan’s educators, as we work together to continue to advocate for the educational tools all students need and the professional support all school employees deserve. And now more than ever, we believe that our hard work and dedication over the past ten years have been […]

Saginaw Valley prof talks design and preparing students for careers

MEA member J. Blake Johnson received MEA’s Distinguished Servant of Public Education Award for the Cardinal Solutions program he founded at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) in 2013, which allows students to do design and other work for local nonprofits and businesses before graduation. ____________________________________________________________________ What art and design work did you do before becoming […]