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Summer Office Hours begin June 16

The MCEA office will be open 8:00 am – 4:00 pm from June 16-August 8. Ticket sales during summer hours end at 3:30 pm and are payable by check only.

MCEA Representative Assembly Rescinds Recommendation in District 5 Council Race

Teachers Withdraw Recommendation in County Council District 5 Race Delegates attending today’s monthly meeting of the MCEA Representative Assembly have voted to rescind their recommendation of Christopher Barclay in the race for the District 5 seat on the Montgomery County Council. MCEA President Doug Prouty issued the following statement: “As teachers and childhood educators, we

MCEA announces final recommendations for County Council Districts 1, 2, 4 and At-large seats

The Montgomery County Education Association today announced the last set of results of its candidate screening and recommendation process for county races in the upcoming primary election. MCEA represents more than 12,000 teachers employed in the Montgomery County Public Schools. MCEA’s recommendations are determined by a vote of the Representative Assembly, its governing body made

Brown vs. Board of Ed. – 60 Years Later

Last week saw several events commemorating the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case. There were rallies and vigils across the country and right here in Washington D.C. Several of our members were there, as were many members of the The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools (http://www.reclaimourschools.org/). NEA was there and made this

MCEA Sponsors Teach for a Day with Local Leaders in MCPS this Friday

Maryland Politicians and Community Leaders to Teach for a Day in MCPS Schools Thirteen Maryland politicians and leaders, including Maryland State Senators Karen Montgomery (D-Dist. 14) and Roger Manno (D-Dist. 19), will get a firsthand look today into the life of a classroom teacher.  Hosted by the Montgomery County Education Association, this semi-annual “Teacher For

Teachers Announce Support for Re-Election of Ike Leggett

Earlier this evening, the Montgomery County Education Association took action to support the re-election of Ike Leggett as County Executive. The recommendation came as the result of a vote by the more than 150 delegates to the union’s Representative Assembly. MCEA represents more than 12,000 teachers and other professional educators employed by the Montgomery County

Nominations Open for Elections to MCEA’s Councils on Teaching and Learning

MCEA’s Councils on Teaching and Learning provide frontline educators with a vehicle for input into decision-making on issues of curriculum, instruction and assessment. The elected members of the Councils provide a crucial communications link between school-based educators and central office staff working on curriculum issues. Nominations are now open (through May 19th) to fill approximately

MCEA in the Community

MCEA hosts booths at a variety of community festivals in Montgomery County each year!  These booths are one way we reach out to the community to talk about education, MCPS and more!  By completing the following survey, you will be contacted in the future with logistics about the festival(s) and to sign up for a

Eradicating the School to Prison Pipeline

Join MCEA’s Minority Affairs Committee for a panel discussion to learn about the School to Prison Pipeline and steps being taken to eliminate it.  Jonathan T. Brice, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education will be our guest speaker for the evening. Light refreshments will be served and you can sign up by using