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Montgomery County Education Association

The Health & Safety of Educators is on the Ballot

For more information on Sunil, go to www.sunildasgupta.com VOTE SUNIL DASGUPTA FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION AT-LARGE: As a father of three MCPS students, Sunil Dasgupta knows firsthand how the coronavirus pandemic has exposed a lack of respect for our teachers and lack of funding for our schools. As an immigrant and community activist, he will…

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ICYMI: Parents Write Op-Ed Calling for Teacher Support in Bethesda Beat

In case you missed it, Latechia Mitchell and Fred Azcarate, two Montgomery County parents, wrote an op-ed in the Bethesda Beat, calling for increased support around our teachers as re-openings get underway. Below are a few key quotes and facts from the article. Key Facts from Article: • A third of students will fall a…

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Who we are

  MCEA is one of the largest local affiliates of the National Education Association (NEA). MCEA is a leader in efforts to build a new kind of teachers union that responds to the needs of today’s educators. We are more than 14,000 classroom teachers, guidance counselors, speech pathologists, media specialists, and other non-supervisory certified educators in…

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Contract Negotiations 2020

MCEA and MCPS have jointly filed with the Maryland Public Schools Labor Relations Board (PSLRB) for help in resolving the remaining issues in our contract negotiations. While we have made significant progress over the past year and come to tentative agreement on many issues, MCEA has so far been unable to get agreement from MCPS…

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MCEA-MCPS Virtual Learning MOU

This summer, MCPS and MCEA engaged in impact bargaining around the conditions of work related to the Board of Education’s decision to hold classes virtually. This Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) reflects the resulting agreement of that negotiation effort between MCEA and MCPS and will be implemented by both organizations.  MCEA and MCPS are transmitting it to…

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Press Release: Summary of MCEA Position on Re-opening

For Immediate Release MONTGOMERY COUNTY EDUCATORS CORRECT MISINFORMATION REGARDING PROPOSED SCHOOL RE-OPENINGS WITH SERIOUS CONCERNS OVER STUDENT AND COMMUNITY SAFETY Summary of MCEA Position on Reopening ROCKVILLE — The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) plan to reopen schools is wholly inadequate to protect the health and safety of students and staff. Many questions about how…

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MSEA Position on Reopening Schools

“MSEA, the Baltimore Teachers Union, and the Maryland PTA are calling for the next school year to begin with virtual learning and instruction for at least the first semester.” – MSEA Click the link below to read our joint letter: MSEA Position on Reopening Schools    

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MSDE CPDs for MCPS Continuity of Learning (COL) Implementation

MSDE has approved a CPD course #20-00-13 for educators who successfully implement their school system’s Continuity of Learning (COL) plan to earn up to six (6) MSDE CPD credits. MCPS will allow up to three (3) of these new MSDE CPD credits earned to be applied toward future salary advancement and up to six (6)…

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MCEA We Stand – Black Lives Matter

On May 25, 2020 George Floyd was killed. He died with a police officer’s knee pushing on his neck, calling for his dead mother and crying out “I can’t breathe.” The officer did not listen. Three other officers heard those cries, saw him dying and did nothing to protect him.  George Floyd died because a…

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