On the passing of former MEA President Steven Cook

EAST LANSING – The Michigan Education Association is sad to announce the death of former President Steven Cook, who passed away Tuesday after battling a non-COVID-19 illness. The longest-serving officer of any NEA state affiliate, Cook was the first education support professional to serve as president of the Michigan’s largest school employee union, serving in…

Two Worlds, Big Hearts: Some Educators Work in Health Care, Too

By Brenda Ortega MEA Voice Editor Some MEA members – like the three featured below – are positioned at the crossroads of the current public health crisis, working both in education and health care. They offer a unique perspective on teaching, learning, and appreciation for front-line caregivers in the age of COVID-19. Patrick Lothrop –…

2020-21 AEM Election

The election for AEM President/NEA-RA Delegate, AEM Vice President, AEM Secretary-Treasurer, and AEM NEA-RA Alternate Delegate will be held April 8-April 13, 2020. Speeches from each of the candidates can be found below. Online voting will open on Wednesday, April 8th at 5:00 p.m. and end on Monday, April 13th at 5:00 p.m. To be…