Montgomery County Teacher Appreciation Day Proclamation

Today, Tuesday, May 4th, marks Teacher Appreciation Day in Montgomery County! To uplift the teaching profession and acknowledge the crucial role educators play in the community, Montgomery County educators were recognized with a proclamation from the County Council in appreciation for our commitment to education. Danillya Wilson, a first-grade teacher at Wheaton Woods E.S. and…

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Montgomery County Educators, Support Staff, and Community Members Demonstrate Demanding Safe and Equitable School Reopening 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Media Contact: Kiwana Hall khall@mceanea.org 240-337-2121 Over 1,500 Montgomery County Educators, Support Staff, and Community Members Demonstrate Demanding Safe and Equitable School Reopening  ROCKVILLE, MD – Over 1,500 frontline Montgomery County educators held a major demonstration this evening outside Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) headquarters. Members of the…

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Contract Negotiations 2020

Our historic new union contract was ratified by an incredible 95% “Yes” vote across our entire membership! As you know, securing this powerful new contract was a hard-fought victory won only through the dedication and organizing power of our incredible membership. The gains our union has won in this new contract will allow us to chart a successful pathway forward…

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Montgomery County Education Association Statement on Lack of Confidence Resolution

Montgomery County Education Association Statement on Lack of Confidence Resolution In response to the inadequacy of the reopening plan approved by the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education on February 9th, elected worksite representatives of the Montgomery County Education Association have overwhelmingly passed a resolution stating a lack of confidence in the plan developed…

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Impact Bargaining Tentative Agreement

We are pleased to announce that we have reached tentative agreement on the impact bargaining with MCPS. There are still unresolved items that will be discussed at the joint table with all unions.  The full MOU is available for viewing HERE, but highlights of the agreement include: Site-based Health and Safety (H&S) Committees with expedited…

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MCEA Statement on Board of Education Vote to Recklessly Reopen Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/11/21 Contact: Kiwana Hall, Communications Director khall@mceanea.org 240-337-2121 MCEA Statement on Board of Education Vote to Recklessly Reopen Schools MCEA is deeply troubled by the irresponsible reopening plan approved Tuesday by the MCPS Board of Education. The administration’s presentation was riddled with misleading remarks leading to a host of unanswered questions. The…

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Become a Member

Become a Member Together we are 14,000 educators in Montgomery County advocating for our schools, our students, and ourselves. Fill out your membership application today! We are MCEA Whether you’ve been a teacher for one day or forty years, now is the time to band together and make ourselves heard. Now is the time to…

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January 12th National Day of Resistance

On Tuesday, January 12th, MCEA was proud to join several other major education unions and associations, representing more than 48,000 public school educators working in the greater metro Washington, DC region to mobilize together for a National Day of Resistance. The virtual event called for Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, and DC…

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MSEA 2021 Legislative Priorities

The 2021 legislative session will be hugely consequential for Maryland’s students, educators, and families. From overriding the governor’s veto of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future to prioritizing pandemic recovery and racial and social justice issues, we must take action to pave the road to recovery, equity, and greater opportunity for all Marylanders. Read the full…

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