He Showed Me My Voice

[Editor’s Note: Asked to comment about her former teacher, Robert Lurie, for an article about him in MEA Voice magazine, Reilly wrote the following reply in response to the question how has Mr. Lurie influenced your life?] By Reilly Farr Waverly High School Class of 2019 Where do I even begin with this? I’ll start with a…

Saginaw Valley State University professor honored as 2019 Higher Educator of the Year

David Schneider honored at NEA Representative Assembly for dedication to student retention on campus SAGINAW — David Schneider, a communication professor at Saginaw Valley State University, was honored as the 2019 Higher Educator of the Year at the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly this month in Houston. Schneider is a longtime member and leader of…

Visit StrongPublicSchools.org to engage in Election 2020

NEA’s new StrongPublicSchools.org website offers some great tools to help you learn more about the candidates for the 2020 presidential race and get engaged in next year’s election: – Compare Candidates – Especially useful given the number of candidates running, the Compare Candidates tool lets you select from everyone running to learn more about their stances on issues important for…

Watch NEA presidential forum this Friday

Delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly will get to hear first-hand from 10 presidential candidates who accepted an invitation to a forum at the annual event in Houston this Friday – and you can join them via a livestream of the event. The #StrongPublicSchools Presidential Forum will occur from 3-5 p.m. Eastern time on Friday,…

Statement from MEA President Paula Herbart regarding Benton Harbor

EAST LANSING – The following can be attributed to MEA President Paula Herbart regarding the tentative plan to address the academic and financial challenges facing Benton Harbor Area Schools: “From the outset, we have emphasized the need for everyone involved to engage together in vital conversations about what’s needed to provide Benton Harbor students the…