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MCEA Bargaining Town Halls- Save the Dates!

Be informed, be innovative, be engaged in your contract! Join the MCEA Bargaining Team, learn what other colleagues are thinking about the contract, and share your solutions for improving your profession. In order to build a strong contract that improves teaching and learning for your colleagues and the students of Montgomery County the MCEA Bargaining Team

MoCo Student Loan Refinance Authority (MCSLRA) Bill Passes the General Assembly!

The proposed legislation enabling the creation of a Montgomery County (MD) Student Loan Refinance Authority (MCSLRA) has successfully passed the Maryland state legislature! Earlier today it passed the State Senate on a unanimous vote (46-0), after previously clearing the State House of Delegates on an overwhelming vote (126-7).  The text of the final bill can

ACT NOW! To Support MCEA’s Student Debt Refinancing Bill

MCEA is proud to be sponsoring a bill that will allow individuals to refinance their student loans with the County Government. For those with high interest rates and private loans, this could mean savings of thousands of dollars over the life of the loan. You can read the bill here. The proposal for a MoCo Student

Nominations Open for MCEA Board of Directors

This spring five seats on the MCEA Board of Directors are up for election: two Elementary School Directors, one Middle School Director, and two At-large Directors. The deadline for nominations is Friday March 18th. Candidates will speak at the April Rep Assembly, and the election will occur later in April. To learn more about the

MCEA 12-Month Contract FAQ Workshop

Join us on March 8th from 5:30-6:30pm at MCEA (12 Taft Ct., Rockville) for the MCEA 12-Month Contract FAQ Workshop! To help with onboarding MCEA members from 10- to 12-month positions, or as a refresher for those MCEA members already in 12-month positions, come have your questions answered about your salary and benefits, annual leave

Volunteer At The NEA RA!

This year, Maryland and Virginia will be co-hosting the NEA RA in Washington, D.C. More than 200 volunteers are needed to ensure a great experience for delegates and attendees. Volunteering is a great way to become involved and experience first-hand the world’s largest democratic body—the NEA—at work  Use this link to find out the details on this

SPARKS – Teacher Leadership for the Next Generation

The MCEA SPARKS leadership development program for the next generation of teacher leaders is underway! SPARKS brings together educators who are within their first five (5) years of teaching in Montgomery County. SPARKS provides an opportunity to discuss the triumphs and challenges of being an educator, network with others, learn new skills, and explore opportunities


Voting for the 2016 MSEA election began on Monday, January 25 at 9:00 a.m. It’s so easy to vote online. Simply follow this link!  The deadline for voting is February 19 at 5:00 p.m. Elections are also underway for delegates to the NEA Convention and for seats on the NEA Board of Directors.  Watch this