Call for Applications: 2017 MEA Early Career Leadership Fellow Collaborative

America is experiencing dramatic change within its teacher workforce with the entry of large numbers of early career educators. By profile, these newer educators thrive on collaboration, teaming and social engagement. They are interested in improving the profession, want to see student-centered changes and desire personal recognition. Amidst the decline of the labor movement, they…

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Snyder Signs MPSERS Bill, Budget

In the last week, Gov. Snyder has signed legislation setting the education budget for next year and enacting retirement changes for new school employees. The retirement legislation, SB 401, passed in June despite bipartisan opposition. An analysis of the bill shows the variety of impacts it will have on new school employee retirement, including maintaining a…

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