MEA President — on picket line in Big Rapids — statement on Ferris State faculty strike

BIG RAPIDS – The following statement regarding the faculty strike at Ferris State University can be attributed to MEA President Paula Herbart: “This morning, I have the honor of walking a picket line with my union sisters and brothers of the Ferris Faculty Association in their efforts to settle a fair contract with the university.…

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Some Members Face Increased Retirement Deductions or Opt-Out Choice

Beginning in the first pay period of 2017, some school employees may have more money deducted from their paychecks for retirement savings unless they opt out during a small December window. Members who miss the December opt-out will have the withdrawal made from their first paycheck in January, but they can choose to opt out…

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Calling Artist-Members

MEA members in good standing can submit artwork for an annual art exhibition and sale that results in some pieces being purchased for display at MEA headquarters or regional offices. Entries to the 53rd Annual MEA/Michigan Art Education Association (MAEA) Art Acquisitions Purchase Exhibition will be accepted from Feb. 20 – March 4, 2017. Works…

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