President’s Message – July 2021

I hope this finds all of you well and having enjoyed the Fourth of July weekend (despite the less than perfect weather)! I want to start this month’s message by highlighting the NEA RA! For four days last week, June 30th—July 3rd, 22 of your fellow MEA members...

President’s Message – May 2021

I hope this month’s message finds ALL of our educators, in all roles in our schools and on our campuses, knowing that they are appreciated during this National Teacher Appreciation Week—because you are!   It was Eleanor Roosevelt who first got Congress to proclaim a...
MEA President’s Message – December 2019

MEA President’s Message – December 2019

December already?  I hope you all enjoyed the Thanksgiving break—though brief!—and are ready for a busy month!  At least in a few weeks we start to see the hours of daylight begin to increase… With the upcoming MEA Board of Directors meeting (December 7-8), getting...
MEA President’s Message – November 2019

MEA President’s Message – November 2019

Thank you so much to all who have expressed an interest in the soon-to-be-reinstituted Professional Standards Board.  While I am not surprised by our members’ dedication to, and enthusiasm for, our profession, the number of people who reached out was surprising!  We...
MEA President’s Message – October 2019

MEA President’s Message – October 2019

The school year may still feel “new” in some respects, but I know you—and our students!–are already hard at work.  Local association leaders are working hard, too!   They are seeing that our many legislative successes are implemented properly, advocating for...