Improved Professional Practice

The MEA advocates for access to high-quality professional development and increased collaboration time so you can improve your practice. As a member, you have access to the best training on a range of issues from teacher leadership to bully free schools. Make the most of your membership and access the professional development available to you for free.

Free Micro-Credentials

Micro-credentials are a competency-based digital form of certification and are FREE to members. Micro-credentials support educators developing skills and acquiring knowledge to improve classroom practices.

Upcoming Webinars

Join us for monthly webinars where experienced educators share training and resources across education topics. Webinars are regularly offered, are FREE for members and range in topics.

Ed Camps

MEA partners with different ed camps throughout each school year to offer PD the way you want it. MEA is proud to sponsor the upcoming nErDcamp, an edcamp with a literary focus.

Ed Communities

Learn from each other with this dedicated online community where you can connect, collaborate, share and engage with those who share your commitment to student success.

Free Lesson Plans

Through the Master Teacher Project, MEA/NEA members have access to thousands of free lesson plans from Better Lesson. Lessons meet current standards.

School ME

Life hacks, tips, and advice for new educators — MEA/NEA is devoted to helping educators at all stages of their career. This site is made specifically for new and early career educators in mind.

Continuing Education Courses

Maine Education Association (MEA), University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) and Virtual Education Software (VESi) have partnered to offer MEA members access to online courses available for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The course membership is only offered to MEA members.