ARP funds help Northview students reconnect, reengage post-pandemic

Educators in West Michigan’s Northview Public Schools realized students required more than tutoring and other academic supports to reintegrate into school life following months of isolation during the pandemic. To help students reconnect with friends and re-engage with school activities, the Northview educators designated American Rescue Plan funds to launch the Belonging and After School […]

Meeting Space Requests

If your group/team would like to reserve meeting space at MEA Headquarters, please complete the form linked here. Please submit the completed form along with any questions you may have to Dominique Muse at You can also contact her by phone at (517) 337-5491. To ensure enough time for processing, please submit this form […]

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 [...]

Construction Career Days event inspires students

More than 4,500 students from across Michigan gathered in Howell last week for two days of hands-on experience with tools, materials and heavy equipment as part of the 16th annual Michigan Construction Career Days event. The event, hosted at Operating Engineers Local 324’s training center in Howell, showcased to students from grades 7-12 the diverse […]

We need paid parental leave

By Shana Saddler While on maternity leave, I heard from a number of my colleagues with well wishes and congratulations: “I am so happy for you!” and “I am so proud of you.” However, the one that stood out most in the very forefront of my mind ended with the words, “I will see you […]