ICYMI: Legislative action expected

Watch for action this fall on some key education priorities in the Michigan Legislature, including: Senate Bill 395 to amend Michigan’s teacher evaluation system to remove student growth from educator scores, eliminate punitive aspects of the system to focus on teacher development, and get rid of mandates to test kindergarten students in the first 30 […]

Nominations sought for ESP Caucus Board

Nominations are being accepted for several positions on the MEA ESP Caucus Executive Board. Open positions are as follows beginning Sept. 1, 2024: PRESIDENT: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027 VICE-PRESIDENT: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, 2027 SECRETARY: 1 Position — Sept. 1, 2024 to Aug. 31, […]

ABOVE AND BEYOND: Grosse Pointe Flamingle

The Grosse Pointe Education Association’s Family Flamingle Event was a wonderful opportunity for GPEA members and their families to have fun together at a beautiful local park to kick off a new school year. The free event included a wild bubble-making machine, face-painting, free coney dogs and more. The event came at a perfect time […]

Letter to Members: health and safety

Concerns about school safety and student mental health have been forefront in the minds of MEA members for several years. Educators return to these related topics again and again, in surveys, trainings, conversations, and calls for resources from leaders and policymakers. The tragic shootings at Oxford High School and Michigan State University provided stark and […]

MEA Voice Magazine – October-November 2023 Issue

Click to view online. In this issue: Letter to Members: health and safety Above and Beyond: Grosse Pointe Flamingle Nominations sought for ESP Caucus Board ICYMI: Legislative action expected THE FUTURE IS NOW: New MEA affiliation brings secondary-level Educators Rising opportunities Member Voices: Despite book bans and smear campaigns, I count my blessings Cover story […]