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Rally for Child Care, November 29

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MEA Annual New and Non-Tenured Members Social

If you’re a new or non-tenured MEA member, please join us. It’s a guaranteed good time!

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MEA 2016-17 Election Results

The election results for next year’s slate of MEA officers are in. Here’s who was voted into office for the 2016-17 school year: President – Michael Ginsburg Vice-president – Mary Ellen Babik Treasurer – Steve Isleib Secretary – Erin Smith … Continue reading

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Ethnic Minority Affairs Commission Open House

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MEA Officer Elections

  This year’s MEA Elections for the 2016 – 2017 school year will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 3:45 p.m. at Jeffery School – Room 23. The following individuals have accepted a nomination: President: Michael Ginsburg, Joan Fidler Vice President: Jennifer Aguzzi, Mary-Ellen Babik, Dawn … Continue reading

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CEA Calls for New Improved Teacher Evaluation Guidelines

January 25, 2016 Teacher Evaluation Guidelines Detrimental to Student Learning CEA calls for new, improved guidelines; releases plan that focuses on student achievement and success Connecticut’s current teacher evaluation guidelines result in too much bureaucracy for teachers andadministrators and lost … Continue reading

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CEA Leaders Speak Out on Friedrichs vs. California Teacher Association Case

Friedrichs vs. the California Teachers Association is an important case moving before the U.S. Supreme Court that could would be a major blow to all unions if the court rules against the teachers’ union. It is a direct attack unions’ abilities … Continue reading

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Teachers Call for a Better and More Authentic Testing Program

Read this important message from CEA regarding the elimination of misguided federal testing mandates, which includes the video below, featuring our own MEA Vice-president Paul Coppola and many others speaking out about teacher concerns…  

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2016 – 2019 Contract Ratified

On December 1, 2015, a quorum of over 100 MEA members voted to ratify a negotiated settlement agreement for a new three-year contract that will go into effect July 1, 2016.  On Tuesday, December 1, the Madison Board of Education … Continue reading

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Contract Ratification Meeting Tuesday, December 1st

On November 12/13 after hours of mediated negotiations that lasted until close to 1AM, the MEA’s and the Board of Education’s negotiations teams reached a tentative settlement on our next collective bargaining agreement. We will be holding a district-wide meeting … Continue reading

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