Welcome to Madison Teachers Inc.


Who We Are

Madison Teachers Inc. (MTI) is a member driven Union consisting of 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

National Day of Action – WEAR ORANGE/End of Day Rally – Friday, April 20th!

Wear Orange and Attend the End of Day Rally at the State Capitol at 4:30pm! MTI has joined WEAC and NEA in supporting and encouraging local sites to organize around the April 20 National Day of Action to Protect Students and Schools from Gun Violence, calling on our communities to take action against gun violence. …

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Order Shirts for April 20 Day of Action; Wear Orange

WEAR ORANGE APRIL 20th Order your shirt for Friday’s (April 20) Day of Action to Protect Students and Schools from Gun Violence. ENOUGH T-Shirts ($12) are a fundraiser for W.A.V.E., Wsconsin Anti-violence Effort ($5 of every shirt donated) Thank you East High organizers for your design and leadership! (IF YOU PREVIOUSLY ORDERED AT EAST HIGH …

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Free Financial Consultations in April, May and June!

Attention MTI Members! Steve Pike is a retired MTI teacher and current Member Benefits Consultant for WEA Member Benefits. Steve will be onsite to meet with staff. WHAT:  FREE Financial Consultation WHEN:  April 25, 26,  May 1, 3, 15, 22, 24 and June 18, 19 and 20 (click on the links below to register) WHERE:  33 …

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MTI is Looking for Member Leaders, Are You Ready to Represent? MTI Teacher Faculty Rep Teams Needed

MTI is a member-led Union built on the core belief that an active and involved membership, led by democratically-elected leaders and supported by highly-qualified staff, can best promote the interests of public education, the education profession, and the members of the Union. The MTI Faculty Representative is a critical position in fulfilling this mission.  Every …

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MTI Continues Work on School Safety and BEP Concerns: Your Input Needed

The Board of Education has heard from staff, students, and the community that immediate changes are needed to address school climate and student behavior issues, and is scheduled to discuss policy changes and staffing needs on May 7. The MTI Board of Directors will be meeting Tuesday, April 10, to draft an educators’ platform for …

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Standing in Solidarity with Striking Teachers – Wearing Red for Public Ed

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky Walk Out: ‘It Really Is a Wildfire.’ West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Arizona teachers and support staff across the nation are “wearing red for public ed,” standing up and walking out for their students and their profession.  Years of austerity budgets, underfunded classrooms, increasing class sizes, stagnant wages, pension attacks, …

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Be An MTI Leader – Attend Organizer Skill Training April 14 or May 5 – Your Union needs you!

Interested in building your Union leadership skills, connecting with colleagues about important issues, and strengthening MTI? Training, support, and solidarity will be provided.  Your Union needs you! Want to learn more?  Click here! Sign up, as an individual or team by clicking here! For further information contact MTI President Andy Waity at awaity@madisonteachers.org

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Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Days in April – 25% Off!

    Every Saturday and Sunday in April, Barnes & Noble is offering extra savings for educators.  Save 25% on books, toys, games, music and more.  Click here for more details.  

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LAST New Professional Support Night – Learn About Your ETF and Other Savings Available to You

MTI CENTRS is hosting a series of evenings to welcome and support teachers in their first 3 years in MMSD. These events are open to members and non-members.  BONUS- attend 3 or more and get a $25 reward! Limited to 35 participants ( in years 1-3 in MMSD). LAST MEETING: Wed April 11 Learn About Your ETF …

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Working People’s Day of Action 2-24-18

Saturday, February 24- 1:00 p.m., State Street and Capitol Lawn, Madison, Wisconsin On February 24, workers around the country will be taking a stand against the continued assault on the rights of working people! AFSCME Wisconsin, MTI, and other partner organizations invite all working people to participate in this Madison event at the State Capitol. …

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February is Black History Month!

Here are some resources of interest: Madison’s first African-American teacher (and former MTI member) Geraldine Bernard, interviewed on WORT by MTI member Helena White. Black Lives Matter at School Resources from the National Education Association (NEA) Also from the NEA, classroom resources for Black History Month. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Memphis …

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The Shoes in Boots Project – Not an Urban Legend

Do you know a 2nd grade girl who is deserving of a new pair of boots or shoes?  Many, many years ago, a second-grade little girl was asked by her teacher to come to the front of the classroom and write a word on the blackboard.  Although she was more than able to satisfy the …

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Recertification Results 2017

Great news! Shortly after 2:00 pm today, the WERC posted the recertification results on their webpage.  All MTI bargaining units have successfully recertified in large numbers!  Nearly 80% of all eligible voters cast ballots in the recertification election, including 86% of the teacher unit, 69% of the ESEA unit, and 63% of the USO unit. …

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Labor History Contests with Cash Prizes for Students

Tomorrow’s future workers are today’s middle and high school students and they are missing out on a vital part of their education – the story of labor and how unions have helped to build a nation! Since its founding in 1981, the Wisconsin Labor History Society has made it a key mission to urge the …

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Union Gift Idea: 2018 Railroad Workers Labor History Calendar

Have any former or current railroad workers in your family? The cross-craft solidarity group Railroad Workers United (RWU) has produced a beautiful Rail Workers Labor History Calendar for 2018. Each month of the calendar has a different photo from rail labor history, depicting a strike, picket, rally or other activity over the course of the …

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Standing Up to Support Our Immigrant Brothers and Sisters

As public school employees, we are advocates for all of our students and their families. Our advocacy extends beyond the school walls and it is imperative that we actively participate in efforts to defend our immigrant students and all undocumented people from the ongoing injustices directed at them through unjust legislation and policy. Last Tuesday, …

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Public Schools Under Assault in Wisconsin – Again

Dear friends of Wisconsin public schools, The Senate Committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection announced at the last minute that it will take up two bills that would limit local control of school referenda at noon tomorrow, Thurs. June 15. The committee chair Sen. Duey Stroebel (R-Saukville) is also the author of the …

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National Board Certification Upcoming Sessions

Explore the professional and financial benefits of National Board Certification and the support your union can provide to National Board candidates.  Click here for more info and to learn how to sign up!

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