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MCEA Announces Candidate Recommendations for November Election

The Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) is proud to announce additional results of its candidate screening and recommendation process for legislative races in the upcoming November election. MCEA represents more than 12,000 professional educators employed in the Montgomery County Public Schools. MCEA’s recommended candidates will appear on its widely recognized ‘Apple Ballot’. Last night, September 3,

MCEA’s Career Lattice Begins

Today, the Gazette published a story on the long awaited implementation of our Career Lattice and the creation of our Lead Teacher Status. While the full benefits of the program will initially be found at fifty-eight high needs schools in the district, it will eventually be made available to all schools and any teacher at

MCEA Statement on Today’s Fake Apple Ballot Ruling

Doug Gansler’s campaign clearly intended to deceive voters with their fake Apple Ballots. While the judge did not grant the temporary restraining order, we understand that the courts rarely grant TROs in the heat of an election. The judge will still rule on the merits of the case and he will hold a hearing at

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