Funded by Betsy DeVos, they want to destroy unions and limit educators’ voice, rights, and pay.Around the country, billionaire-funded political organizations are flooding union members with misleading information to try and take away their strong voice and contract.Right here in Maryland, MSEA members have received communications from anti-union operatives from the Michigan-based Mackinac Center trying to […]
Outdoor education in St. Mary’s County with Margarita RochowMargarita Rochow, director at ELMS Environmental Center in St. Mary’s County. Photo credit: Brion McCarthySecond-career educator Margarita Rochow is the director of ELMS Environmental Education Center in St. Mary’s County. What fascinates her besides the great outdoors? The brain, why we’re here, cultures, landscapes, and individuals near and […]
July 3, 2018Many members have reported misleading emails from the My Pay My Say campaign sponsored by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. This out-of-state group doesn’t want educators to have a strong voice in our schools; instead, they have a record of fighting to limit educator pay, rights, and healthcare and retirement benefits. They see […]
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed bipartisan legislation (SB 739) to put two current Maryland teachers on the State Board of Education, as well as a parent of a current public school student. The current members of the State Board have zero years of experience working in Maryland public […]
Saturday, April 14, 2018 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 This afternoon, the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA)—the state’s largest union with 74,000 public school educators—voted to endorse former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous for governor. MSEA plans to formally announce the recommendation with Jealous early next week—and will send out further details in the coming days. […]
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