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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

MCEA Testifies at the County Council Budget Hearing

Last night, MCEA President Doug Prouty testified before the Montgomery County Council during their budget hearing on the MCPS budget. President Prouty urged the Council to fully fund the Board of Education’s requested budget. If the budget is not fully funded by the Council, many programs for our neediest students are at risk of having

Voting Has Never Been Easier!

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

Come to the County Council Meeting April 10

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

Leading Change in the Profession Through Organizing

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

MCEA Announces More Recommendations in the 2014 Primary Election

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

Affordable Care Act Open House March 26

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

MCEA Members Ratify New Contract

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