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Who We Are

Madison Teachers Inc. (MTI) is a member driven Union consisting of over 4,500 members in five Bargaining Units, including; Teachers, Educational Professionals and Para Professionals, Educational Assistants, Substitute Teachers, Supportive Educational Employees (Clerical and Technical) and School Security Assistants who are employed by the Madison Metropolitan School District.

 

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MTI Cares – Events and Information

Home Buyer Education Classes – September 8th, 15th and 26th!

Information from GreenPath about upcoming home buyer education classes: In September, we have two options for home buyers – our usual Tuesday night classes on September 8th and 15th AND a full-day Saturday class on September 26th. What August attendees had to say about the classes: I now have a much better idea of this …

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Labor Fest 2015

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Celebrate Solidarity and Back to School at LaborFest 2015! LaborFest 2015, the annual Labor Day event featuring good food, live music and a chance to meet labor supporters and activists from Dane County.  MTI is in charge of the Balloons and Face Painting Tent, which is always a great hit with the kids!  We are …

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La Follette Staff Golf Outing for the Chris Stafslien Scholarship Fund

THE LA FOLLETTE STAFF GOLF OUTING In April of 2003, La follette High School unexpectedly lost a very dedicated, loving, and popular teacher at the age of 27. Chris Stafslien was a person who believed, and achieved, in making a difference in student’s lives. For this reason proceeds from the La Follette staff golf outing …

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Fighting Bob Fest 2015

Hello Fighting Bobbers! Bob Fest is coming up on Saturday, September 19th and there is a lot planned!  Help make this year’s Fighting Bob Fest a HUGE success! Click the link below for more information.  www.fightingbobfest.org

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MTI/MMSD Contract Provides for Sabbatical Leave

Under the terms of MTI’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Board of Education budgets $45,000 for sabbatical leaves for members of MTI’s “teacher” bargaining unit. Such is for the purpose of advanced study and/or research. Either a one-year leave at half pay or a one-semester leave at full pay may be granted. The recipient of a …

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Celebrate Our Public Schools at Community Events!

MTI Members are encouraged to participate in the following events in support of public education. If you are able to attend an event, remember to wear “MTI Red.” Wed. Aug. 5, 7-9pm“Celebrate Madison’s Public Schools” Madison Mallards GameAnnouncements on the jumbotron, a salute to teachers, first pitch, attendees will be asked to donate school supplies …

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Proposed Changes to WRS Slipped into Budget Amendment at Last Minute

The Joint Finance Committee passed an amendment to the state budget (Budget Modifications #999) that changes the composition of the Joint Survey Committee On Retirement Systems. The committee is responsible for reviewing any changes to WRS. It has been composed of Senate and Assembly legislators of both parties plus representatives of the public, the Attorney …

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Oppose the WI-GOP Budget – Bad for Working Families

The AFL-CIO is asking for help making patch through calls next week.  These calls are targeted at democratic leaning constituents in moderate senate districts asking them to contact their senator directly from your phone call to voice opposition to the state budget.  As you know, the WI Budget has hit a standstill with Republicans negotiating …

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Greenpath Financial Seminars – Sign Up Today!

There are 2 live webinar events coming up in June! I know many of you have already signed up but wanted to give others the opportunity as well. The 2nd  Quarter Live Webinar staff training has been scheduled for Wednesday June 10th at 12 pm EST. It will cover who we are, what we do, …

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June 8 Rally to Save our Schools!

Hosted by the Wisconsin Public Education Network All are welcome to join area school districts at an Old Fashioned PEP RALLY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS!Monday, June 8Upper Ashley Field (Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School)Kroncke Drive (turn south off of Main Street), Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Join us to send a united message of support for our public …

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Workers’ Rights Center Events

Saturday & Sunday, May 30-31, Health & Safety Training for Trainers. The Workers’ Rights Center will be hosting a training for trainers on workplace health and safety, rights under OSHA, ergonomics and organizing in the workplace around issues of health and safety. The training is supported by funds from the Susan Harwood Fund through OSHA. …

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Our Schools, Our Communities: Under Attack

A sobering message below from our friends at GRUMPS on the recent legislative action by the Joint Finance Committee to weaken public education and create a second privatized system that preys off of public school financing.  Once again, citizen input is roundly ignored while profiteering special interests win the day, at the expense of our …

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More financial information from GreenPath

On Wednesday May 20th at 12 pm EST  GreenPath will be presenting, “The Psychology of spending.” Ever wonder what prompts you to spend? Why is it so hard to get through some stores…or websites…without spending money? And why, oh why, is it so tough to stay on your budget? Come to the “Psychology of Spending” …

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***Important Reminder*** Teacher Contracts Due June 15

Teacher contracts for the 2015-16 school year have been sent out.  Signed contracts of all returning teachers must be received by the District’s Human Resources Department not later than June 15.  MTI strongly recommends that teachers return their signed contracts in person to assure that they are received on time, and that it be done …

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Spring Issue of Your$ Magazine Now Available

SPRING ISSUE of your$ magazine now available! Financial portrait of a Millennial Sarah Klein is a 27-year-old art teacher and a Millennial (born 1980 through mid-2000s). It’s a generation now facing adult decisions about their finances. Sarah shares her story about coming into her own financially and learning that, even when dealing with debt, she …

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GHC Election Update – Get the Facts

May 7, 2015 Dear MTI Member: Re: GHC Election We recently wrote to encourage you to vote in the election for GHC Board of Directors. We did so for three reasons: Talk that GHC was selling its health insurance component to Unity. GHC’s losses: according to reports GHC filed with the Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance, …

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Home Buyer Education Classes May 12 & 19

May is here and the home buying season is in full gear! A reminder that the May Home Buyer Education classes take place May 12th and 19th. The May classes are already almost full so potential homebuyers need to register NOW. What:   Home Buyer Education Classes (Meets requirements for all down payment assistance programs) Who:   …

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Costco Educator Appreciation Week: May 4 – May 10

Educators:You are invited to a Teacher Appreciation Event! Monday, May 4 – Sunday, May 10Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Experience what Costco has to offer. Join at this event and receive an exclusive offer for new members. Please print this invitation and …

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