RSVP: Roundtable discussion for otherwise-abled educators

Registration is still open for two roundtable discussions MEA is hosting in May for members who identify as otherwise abled.

Each of the following two events is scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. and will include dinner:

  • Wednesday, May 18 at the MEA office at 17500 W. 11 Mile Road, Suite 100 in Lathrup Village
  • Thursday, May 19 at MEA headquarters, 1350 Kendale Blvd. in East Lansing

RSVP today at Please let us know if you need any assistance or accommodations, and if you have any dietary needs.

If you have any questions, contact Dorian Prier-Piloto at

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