MEA testimony urges flexibility in high school Merit Curriculum

Testimony continued Tuesday in the Senate Education Committee on legislation meant to provide local flexibility to the Michigan Merit Curriculum. MEA submitted written testimony about SB 600-601, supporting the direction of the bills to provide greater flexibility for districts to design high school requirements that meet the needs of their communities and their students at the…

First Mi-DREAM Winner Announced

Amanda Young, a special education teacher from Bay-Arenac Intermediate School District, is the first of four MEA member winners of the MiDREAM contest sponsored by the MSU Federal Credit Union and MEA Financial Services. For being selected, Young receives $250 for herself and an addition $250 for a charity of her choice, Area 9 Special…

Happy Birthday, Local 1

All seven past and current presidents of MEA Local 1 were on hand for a recent celebration of 41 years since the 1978 formation of the Multi Association Bargaining Organization (MABO) representing more than 5,000 educators in Macomb, Wayne, and St. Clair counties. Leaders, members, and staff from past and present crowded into the organization’s…