Volunteer for fall election

MTEA's fall election activities are in full swing! Click below to volunteer for upcoming activities:

Click here for additional volunteer opportunities.

Principal survey can be viewed at MTEA office

This year's principal survey results are available for our members to review.  To review the results, come to the MTEA between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (please arrive by 5:00 p.m. to allow enough time to view). No copies or photos of the results may be taken, but you are free to review them at the office.

Stop Privatization; Stop Schools That Can

Schools that Can-Milwaukee has encouraged the growth and expansion of private charter and voucher schools in Milwaukee such as Rocketship and St. Marcus. Voucher and private charter schools have a negative financial impact on MPS of approximately $66 million each year.

MTEA leaders are circulating a petition asking the Milwaukee Board of School Directors to establish a policy prohibiting MPS schools from affiliating with Schools That Can-Milwaukee – until and unless the organization stops promoting private voucher and charter schools.

Click here to view and print the petition; please ask members of your school community to sign. Return signed petitions to the MTEA office, 5130 W. Vliet St.

Nominate a colleague for the Sid Hatch Outstanding School Leader Award

Each month the MTEA recognizes one Building Representative and one EA Chair for being an outstanding school leader. Nominate a colleague here.

MTEA Press Center

Legislators, Communities Right to Question Plans for Voucher Expansion

The following statement can be attributed to Bob Peterson, President of the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association:

 

“Milwaukee Public Schools, along with many other districts statewide, suffered devastating budget cuts during Walker’s last budget, and his proposed 2013-15 budget offers no additional funding to our students.

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September 13 Update - 9:36 a.m.

Join the MTEA!

Click here for a membership form. Click here for more information about the benefits of MTEA membership. Click here to watch a short video about MTEA's role in advocating for high quality public schools that welcome and serve all children.

Conference Dates and Times

Building Representatives should submit dates and times for fall conferences to the MTEA office.  Submit your dates and times using our online form.

2014-15 Calendars

Click below for the 2014-15 MPS calendars:

2014-15 Payroll Schedules - Now Available NEW!

Reimagining the MTEA

Please consider ways you may want to actively participate in our union in the upcoming school year and sign up now.

Re-imagine MTEA - Teaching and Learning

One key component of reinventing our union is addressing teaching and learning issues - proactively, addressing the real needs of educators.  Our classroom-focused initiatives include a new electronic newsletter, Re-Imagine.

Proud MPS Educators

We have profiles of Proud MPS Educators.  And there are literally thousands more.  Nominations are always welcome and the process is easy.

 

Highlighting the great work of educators is one of the ongoing components of the MPS Children's Campaign our union launched this spring.  Subscribe here for campaign updates.

Requesting a Substitute Teacher

To report an absence and request a substitute teacher, please go to aesopeducation.com or call 1-800-942-3767.

 

For technical support, pin or ID number, or problems with Aesop, teachers should email 565@milwaukee.k12.wi.us or call the MPS/Aesop message center at 773-9937.

How Substitute Teachers Access Aesop 

Read information on the district's new automated system for obtaining assignments.

Need an Attorney for Non-MPS Legal Matters?

We highly recommend the firm Hawks Quindel, S.C., which our union has worked  on labor issues with since the 1960's. They offer a discount to MTEA members. Follow this link to learn more about their attorneys and the range of services they provide, including in the area of family law.

 

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Upcoming Events

09/18 - Educator Effectiveness Plan (EEP) and Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Educator Effectiveness requires teachers to complete a professional practice goal (just like last year), and also your Student Learning Objective (SLO), a teacher self-reflection tool.

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09/22 - Three-Credit Book Study

Earn three credits this fall with your colleagues through a graduate book study course. Credits are offered through Augustana College and are accepted by DPI for license renewal.

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09/23 - Educator Effectiveness Plan (EEP) and Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Educator Effectiveness requires teachers to complete a professional practice goal (just like last year), and also your Student Learning Objective (SLO), a teacher self-reflection tool.

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09/24 - School Based Canvassing and Democracy Advocate Meeting

you will receive your school-based canvass kit to support you in this important endeavor

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