MEA-Wayne State partnership energizes Next Gen

More than 30 high school students from across Michigan and Illinois who are interested in pursuing a career in education participated these past two weeks in the Next Gen Teacher program.  This great collaboration between MEA and Wayne State University – made possible through an NEA grant – introduces young people to a potential career […]

MEA member’s first-of-its-kind student literacy platform wins MIVirtual EdTech contest

UTICA — MEA member and Utica Community Schools teacher Jonathan Marceau has won first place in the Michigan Virtual EdTech Contest for his first-of-its-kind digital learning platform intended to boost student literacy and reduce prep work for educators. The Utica teacher’s winning pitch, Spelling Safari, reinvents the spelling curriculum with a software solution customized to […]

THE FUTURE IS NOW – The Sometimes Forgotten Benefit

Many people think of collective bargaining for salary, benefits and working conditions as the most essential benefit of union membership, but the solidarity created by belonging to a union family is at least as important. That solidarity was demonstrated recently through the work of both AEM (Aspiring Educators of Michigan) members and MiNE (Michigan New […]