ESSA, testing, the Kirwan Commission, and organizing for the 2018 elections with GO Teams“This year, educators were extremely well informed and engaged on preventing privatization and reducing testing,” said Sean Johnson, MSEA’s chief lobbyist. “Our mobilization of partners like the PTA and civil rights groups, plus concerned community members, led to in-person and online activism that […]
Meet Prince George’s County teacher Lawrence WilliamsLawrence Williams is a fifth grade math teacher at Springhill Elementary School in Prince George’s County. What are some of the things in his toolkit?HOBERMAN SPHERE (See photo above) The bright colors of the Hoberman sphere grab students’ attention and expose multiple geometric shapes when the sphere is extended.CUISENAIRE RODS Cuisenaire […]
June 12, 2017Do you have a great idea for how to get your colleagues excited about the issues that matter to you, your local association, and your profession? It’s time to make it happen with an MSEA Innovative Engagement and Organizing (IEO) Grant. An IEO Grant can fund the development of your great idea—grants range […]
Thursday, May 25, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, Gov. Larry Hogan signed the unanimously-approved More Learning, Less Testing Act (SB452) into law. The legislation limits mandated testing to 2.2% of the year in Maryland public schools—or 23.8 hours in elementary and middle schools and 25.7 hours in high schools—except in eighth grade, where the limit […]
May 12, 2017 Celebrate Educator Appreciation Day with MSEA at our headquarters in downtown Annapolis! You’ll find exclusive educator–only discounts and specials for MSEA members at shops and businesses on Main and West streets and Maryland Avenue. Stop by MSEA for your list of participating businesses and wristband. Friends and family are welcome to join us! Click on the link below for several […]
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