MSEA’s Summer Leadership Conference helps educators lead in their schools, locals, and communitiesMSEA’s 2017 Summer Leadership Conference at Salisbury University (July 18–21) brought together activist members from across the state to build the skills they need to fight for change and progress in public education. Eight different three-day schools focused on advocacy, conflict management, contract […]
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 […]
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, the Maryland State Department of Education released Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test results for the 2016-2017 school year. Maryland State Education Association President Betty Weller released the following statement: “This year’s PARCC scores are a reflection of the fact that our […]
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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