Posted on 04/21/14 at 4:43pm

This month, university students looking to teach in Michigan took a new, more rigorous teacher certification test. It was first administered last October and pass rates fell from 82 percent to 26 percent. All education majors have to take the test to become student teachers.

Posted on 04/07/14 at 11:30am

We’re moving into the last months of the legislative session before policymakers take a summer break.

Posted on 04/21/14 at 4:46pm

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-11 when teachers and all school employees are recognized for their contributions to public education. Last week, we asked for your suggestions on how best students, parents, the community and the media can show their appreciation for all that you do.

Posted on 04/14/14 at 1:39pm

The Michigan School Safety and Bullying Prevention Summit will be held at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing on Monday, April 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Posted on 04/14/14 at 1:37pm

If the Legislature provides the funding, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) will implement a new plan to help school districts with budget deficits. The plan is part of Gov. Snyder’s budget recommendations. Currently, there are 46 school districts with budget deficits.

Posted on 04/14/14 at 1:40pm

If you’re looking to get involved in a community event that promotes safety and a healthy habit, consider signing up for the National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 7. In Michigan, the event is sponsored by the Michigan Fitness Foundation to make communities more walkable and “bikeable.”

Long Range Bargaining Committee

Start Date

 

 

2012

Connie Boylan (2014-BdM-Reg 15)

 

2013

IPD Conference Advisory Committee

Start Date

 

 

2009

Olivia Williams (2016-BdM-Reg 11)

Vice Chair

2012

Women's Issues Committee

Start Date

16 members/staggered so 6 or less leave each year 

 

2008

Marcia Mackey (2016-BD-Reg 12  C)

 

Summer Leadership Advisory Committee

Start Date

Steve Cook, MEA President

 

2010

Eric Curtiss (2014-BD-Reg 5)

 

2005 

State Crisis Assistance Program Committee

Start Date

 

 

2011

Rick Trainor, MEA Secretary-Treasurer

Chair

Staff Retirement Plan Board of Directors

Start Date

5-year terms as MEA Board members

 

2008

Percy Brown (2015-MEA Board-Reg 3)

 

Scholarship Fund Trustees

Start Date

Max of 2 consecutive 3-yr terms -- staggered

 

 

3 members or staff not on MEA Bd or NEA Bd

 

Resolutions Committee

Must be a delegate (no alternates)

Start Date

10 members, staggered/no more than 4 leaving at a time

 

2012

Jeff Leonhardt (2015-BD-Reg 15)

Minority Affairs Committee

Start Date

 

 

2010

Robert Gaines (2016-BD-Reg 7  B)

 

2011

MEA-PAC Statewide Screening and Recommendation Committee

Start Date

Members by office held

 

 

Steven Cook, MEA President

Chair

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