COVID-19 Information Center

The MEA is working hard to provide educators with the most up-to-date information during this unprecedented time. As things change each day, the MEA will work to support our members in the best way possible. The MEA knows you have more questions than there are likely answers for, at this time. However, the Association is working non-stop to advocate for the best possible educational solutions during this difficult time.

UPDATES

Student Debt CARES Act

NEA Collective Bargaining and Member Advocacy Did you Know ? ….A Time Sensitive Benefit for YOU Did you know that section 2206 of the CARES Act allows employers to contribute up to $5,250 toward an employee’s student loan balance tax free? This tax-free benefit ends...

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EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE

Eligibility: Leave is available for immediate use, regardless of how long the individual employee has been working for the employer.Full-time employees are entitled to 80 hours of paid sick time (the equivalent of 10 eight-hour days).Part-time employees are entitled...

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Summer School COVID-19 Guidelines

The Maine DOE has sent guidelines to superintendents regarding summer programming in districts where they choose to operate in-person programs. You can read that full DOE guidance below and here. In all instances where a school district is considering offering...

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Summer School COVID-19 Guidelines

The Maine DOE has sent guidelines to superintendents regarding summer programming in districts where they choose to operate in-person programs. You can read that full DOE guidance below and here. In all instances where a school district is considering offering...

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MEA Webinar – Special Education And The COVID-19 Pandemic

RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE Special Education and the COVID 19 Pandemic-an MEA and MDOE Webinar Join the MEA and the Maine Department of Education for a webinar regarding special education services during the COVID-19 pandemic. MEA and MDOE want to offer support regarding...

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MEA WEBINAR – Remote Learning And Digital Divides

RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE How Are Educators and Schools Coping with Remote Instruction? Please join MEA and the Maine Department of Education for this hour-long webinar recording highlighting how districts are implementing remote learning. The MDOE will discuss ways...

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MEA Reopening Guidelines

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Paid Sick Leave Questions

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