It has never been easier to vote in an election than it is right now. With the Primary Election occurring June 24th, many of us will be on our vacations or not thinking about politics. But did you know that you can vote before then? And with the attacks on public education coming faster than
WEAR RED TO SUPPORT PUBLIC ED! MCEA President Doug Prouty and other educators will be testifying before the County Council on Thursday April 10 to urge them to fully fund the MCPS budget. The County Executive has proposed a budget that does not include funding for important new programs and improvements. Click here to see
Join the team! MCEA presents new opportunities for leadership development. Learn and Hone Your Skills: MCEA will be offering Module #5 of our leadership training that will be called Leading Change in the Profession through Organizing. Anyone may take this module, it will be limited to 75 people and it will be held on Saturday
On March 18, MCEA announced the recommendation of six additional candidates for seats in Maryland’s Senate and House of Delegates. Click here to see our press release and our updated list of recommended candidates. The Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) is proud to announce additional results of its candidate screening and recommendation process for legislative
Rescheduled from March 17 (snow day 10!) Our ACA open house will be held on Wednesday March 26. Please RSVP again so we can ensure that we have enough seats and food! The Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) is hosting another event, in follow-up to the session held earlier last month, for substitute teachers and
On March 4, ballots in the ratification vote were tallied and MCEA members ratified the proposed contract with MCPS with 93.6% of voters saying yes to the three year agreement, which includes steps and cost of living adjustments in each of the three years. The final make-up step, for those who missed a step during
On February 12, MCEA, along with MCAAP and SEIU Local 500 co-hosted an education forum, with the four candidates for County Executive; County Executive Ike Leggett, former County Executive Doug Duncan, County Councilmember Phil Andrews, and Jim Shalleck. In spite of the looming snow storm, over 100 people turned out to meet the candidates and
Voting for the 2014 MSEA election began on Monday, January 27 at 9 a.m. Please remember to vote online at marylandeducators.org/msea2014election. You will need your MSEA member ID # and you can locate your MSEA member ID on the mailing label on the back cover of ActionLine and on your MSEA membership card. Can’t find it?
On February 7, the MCEA RA voted to recommend the proposed contract settlement to an all member vote. Members will receive an email from MCEA outlining all of the proposed changes and a unique link to cast their online vote. MCEA building reps will be organizing meetings at their worksites to discuss the proposed settlement
You can read Doug’s testimony before the Maryland House Ways and Means Committee, in which he urged them to compel MSDE to seek a waiver to release Maryland from having to administer the MSA’s this spring.