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MEA Partners with Flint Grassroots Initiative to Help Distribute Water, Food, Clothing

MEA has partnered with the Flint Grassroots Initiative to respond to the Flint Water Crisis. As part of the effort, MEA members and leaders last Saturday helped unload and deliver help to Flint residents in the form of water, food, clothing, and hygiene items – including two semi-trailers loaded with pallets of water from Nestlé. 

Statewide Supplies Drive for Flint Happens This Month

There’s still a little time left to get involved if you want to be part of a statewide classroom supplies drive to benefit students and school employees in Flint.
 
MEA members interested in helping are asked to conduct supply drives and deliver donations to local UniServ offices for pick-up in late April. The deadline for getting materials turned in is next Tuesday, April 19. 
 

Van Buren Teacher Vindicated in M-STEP Investigation With MEA Assistance

With the help of MEA, a third- and fourth-grade teacher from Van Buren Public Schools is poised to return to her classroom facing no discipline after being cleared of wrong-doing in an investigation into M-STEP procedures during last spring’s test administration. 

MEA ESP Hall of Fame Inductee: “It Takes All of Us to Make Students Successful”

Connie Boylan rose from volunteering at her kids’ school to nurturing students’ love of reading as a Traverse City Area Schools library media paraprofessional to leading the state’s ESP Caucus Executive Board – all because she wasn’t content on the sidelines.

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