2022 MEA Representative Assembly

The MEA held its annual Representative Assembly (RA) in May. The MEA RA is the largest democratic body of the association, made up of educators elected by their local associations to represent their district. At this year’s MEA RA members: Set the course of work for...

MEA Launches Media Campaign to Thank Educators

MEA Launches Media Campaign to Thank EducatorsThanks2You our students made it through The Maine Education Association understands how much each of our educators have been through this year and is continually working to share your efforts with the public to ensure it...

Meet Nova

Therapy Dog Breeds Student SuccessFrom Puerto Rico to Mechanic Falls, Nova the 38-pound rescue dog, had a remarkable journey from stray left homeless after Hurricane Maria to classroom therapy dog at Elm Street School in teacher Rebekah Bilodeau’s classroom. “I’ve...

Inflation and Its Impact on Educator Pay

Each year, the NEA’s Department of Collective Bargaining and Research compiles data from prek-12 schools as it pertains to salaries, enrollment and more and compiles what is known as its Rankings and Estimates Report. Maine Educator’s editor read through the detailed...

Ineffective reading instructional practices and what to do instead for all students

Sara Flanagan, Assistant Professor of Special EducationDanielle Gabrielli, University of Maine Reading is a complex, fundamental skill for all students. Effective reading instruction is crucial, especially since students may continue to struggle in reading if they are...

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We Are MEA

MEA is proud of all its members and appreciates you each day. Here are a few members we would like...

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