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

Show Your Support for a Cost-of-Living Pay Increase – Wear Red and Attend the BOE Meeting Monday, May 21, 6pm

Negotiators for the MMSD, MTI, and the Building Trades Unions are currently bargaining base-wage increases.  While initially offering a 0.5% base-wage increase, the District offered a proposal to increase to a 1.26% base-wage increase.  MTI continues to advocate for a 2.13% cost-of-living base-wage increase for all employees.  MTI released this statement in support of a …

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Bargaining Update: MMSD Moves to 1.26%, MTI Still Fighting for 2.13% Cost-of-Living

Negtiators for the MMSD, MTI and the Building Trades Unions met on Wednesday, May 9, to commence bargaining over base-wage increases. Highlights of the bargain: While initially offering a 0.5% base-wage increase, the District offered a proposal to increase to a 1.26% base-wage increase.  The District also offered a variation of their 1.26% proposal which …

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Wear Orange Weekend – June 1 & 2

Wear orange on Friday, June 1 to honor the more than 96 Americans shot and killed every day and the hundreds more wounded.  The Wear Orange campaign invites everyone who agrees we can do more to save American lives from gun violence to do one simple thing: #WearOrange – a color that symbolizes the value …

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MTI-MMSD Base-wage Bargaining Postponed as Board of Education Ponders Wage Offer

  District negotiators contacted MTI leadership this afternoon to advise that the District needed to postpone the bargaining session previously scheduled for May 2 (tomorrow) because the Board of Education has not reached consensus on what bargaining authority (i.e. amount of base-wage increase) to grant their negotiators.  The BOE met in closed session for that …

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SCFL Annual Picnic May 23

The South Central Federation of Labor’s Committee on Political Education will hold its 59th Annual COPE Bean Feed, hosting Madison and Dane County elected officials, legislators, and union members and their families on Wednesday, May 23, at 6:00pm at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S Park Street. One may have all the beans, hot dogs, …

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4th Annual Take Kids Fishing Day – June 2

Dust off those fishing poles and get the kids outside for an exciting morning of catching bluegill and bass!  4th Annual Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Madison Area Take Kids Fishing Day Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:00 to 11:30am Tenney Park – 300 N Thornton Ave, Madison, WI 53704 Each registered child will receive a rod and …

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Register Now to Attend the MTI-Voters/WEAC Region 6 Gubernatorial Candidate Forum Sunday, May 6

Members of MTI, WEAC Region 6, their allies and guests are invited to attend the 2018 MTI-Voters/WEAC Region 6 Gubernatorial Candidate Forum to hear where nine (9) candidates for Governor stand on issues related to public education. Confirmed candidate attendees include:  Tony Evers, Matt Flynn, Andy Gronik, Mike McCabe, Mahlon Mitchell, Kelda Roys, Paul Soglin, …

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National Board Certification

  MTI and WEAC Region 6 are partnering to provide information on National Board Certification and the support your Union can provide to National Board Candidates. Benefits of National Board Certification: Reimbursement of costs ($2,000) Annual stipend ($2,500-$5,000) Wage increases or stipends* License portability between states 10-year WI Master Educator License   Union-Sponsored Support: Informational …

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Extending Appreciation on Administrative Professionals Day – April 25

Wednesday, April 25, is Administrative Professionals Day which recognizes and celebrates the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, and other office professionals for their growing and diverse contributions to the workplace. Administrative Professionals Week was formerly “National Secretaries Week.”  In 2000, the Professional Secretaries International changed its name to the “International Association of Administrative Professionals” to …

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Free Financial Consultations in 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:  May 1, 3, 15, 22, 24 and June 18, 19 and 20 (click on the links below to register) WHERE:  33 Nob Hill Road, …

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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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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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