Conferences & Trainings

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.

MEA Webinars

MEA regularly hosts webinars to help support members on a variety of topics ranging from equity to dealing with difficult behaviors. Webinars are recorded and can be watched at your convenience.

MEA Events

Join us for MEA’s upcoming events, FREE for members. Events include everything from district collective bargaining training to pre-retirement seminars.

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.

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.

Maine DOE Calendar

Stay up to date with the latest Professional Development from the Maine Department of Education.

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 9 semester hours of online graduate academic (transcript) coursework for an annual fee of $225.