Welcome to Madison Teachers Inc.

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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.

 

Open House, June 2!

We’ve Moved!  Come visit us at 33 Nob Hill Road Madison, WI 53713!  
Our phone number is still 608-257-0491.  Our fax is now 608-257-0491 as well.

MTI Office Staff and Contact Information

MMSD Information

Bargaining Units

MTI Cares – Events and Information

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Free Financial Consultations in August!

Attention MTI Members! Steve Pike is a retired MTI teacher and current Member Benefits Consultant for WEA Member Benefits.  Steve will be at MTI (33 Nob Hill Road) to meet with staff. WHAT:  FREE 30 minute Financial Consultation WHEN:  August 2, 7, 9, 23, or 24 (register by clicking on the link below)   WHERE: …

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Free Financial Summer Events from WEA Member Benefits

Whether you are curious about the sources of retirement income and what programs are available to you, or you want to learn more about the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) and how to read your WRS statement, there’s something for you. Spend some time with us and gain some knowledge at an upcoming  seminar or workshop …

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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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Summer Deal for Teachers at Bliss Flow Yoga

MTI Members!  Bliss Flow Yoga is running a summer sale for teachers.  They are offering a 3 month unlimited membership for $199 (regular price is $399). Just use the promo code $choolsout at checkout and choose the 90 Day Unlimited!   Click here to learn more about their regular deals for MTI members. Or visit …

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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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MTI Headquarters Moving to WEAC Building on May 18

MTI has sold its building on Williamson Street. On May 18, MTI Headquarters will be relocating to the WEAC Building at 33 Nob Hill Road. We are confident that our move will be of major benefit to MTI members. The larger meeting space and parking capacity, along with the proximity to our State and regional …

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School vouchers are not a proven strategy for improving student achievement

News from EPI – Voucher programs don’t improve education and have important downsides Press Releases • February 28, 2017   In a new report, Stanford professor and EPI research associate Martin Carnoy finds that voucher programs that promote private schooling have not delivered on promised improvements in educational outcomes. Rather, they tend to divert effort away …

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2017-18 School Calendar Finalized

The Joint MTI/MMSD Calendar Committee has reached agreement on the 2017-18 calendar.  For a copy of the official 2017-18 calendar click here.   The highlights of the calendar are: New teacher mandatory days – August 23-25 Staff Only/Prep days – August 28-31 Voluntary day – September 1 Labor Day holiday – September 4 Beginning of …

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SCFL 2017-2018 Scholarship Application

The South Central Federation of Labor will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships for the 2017-18 school year.  Applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, June 30, 2017.  Click here for more information and for an application form.

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2017 Nominations for United Way Community Volunteer Awards

    The United Way of Dane County is currently accepting nominations for their Community Volunteer Awards, including a category for youth volunteers.  Youth winners will be awarded up to $1,000 for the organization that they volunteer for as well as up to $1,000 towards their education.  Click here for more info. 

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Help the SCFL Develop the Wisconsin Labor History Map!

Hey MTI! Do you think it’s important to teach Labor History in our schools? If so, help the South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL) develop the Wisconsin Labor History Map! This interactive tool, and the curriculum we develop to support it, will be an incredible resource for students, teachers, union members, and all the people …

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Verifying your Biometric Screening and HRA Status

Verify and View Your Bio-Metric Screening through Interra Health Verify your Online Health Risk Assessment with your Insurance Provider   Verify and View Your Bio-Metric Screening through Interra Health Use one of the three methods listed below.  Call Interra at 414-755-4898 Email: nhendrickson@interrahealth.com They can log into their Interra Health account (AKA InHealth Dashboard).  Here …

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Great news for MTI members! MTI is partnering with WEA Member Benefits

Great news for MTI members! Your union. Your program. Your future. MTI is partnering with WEA Member Benefits—the premier provider of financial products and services for Wisconsin public school employees—to enhance your financial well-being. FIVE things you need to know about WEA Member Benefits: Our 403(b) is nationally recognized by Forbes magazine as a low-cost, …

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What’s at Risk Without MTI?

Over the past few weeks, discussions have been occurring throughout the District about MTI’s upcoming MTI Recertification Elections. One of the most frequently asked questions by newer staff, those who are not aware of MTI’s many accomplishments over the years is, “what is at risk if we lose the Union?” To answer that question, one …

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Wisconsin Vision Discount for MTI Members

Wisconsin Vision offers MTI members and retirees a Union Endorsement Discount that applies to most of their products and services. This discount is good all year long and applies to multiple orders. We urge you to give Wisconsin Vision an opportunity to prove just how good a Union Shop can be. Call them for an …

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Respect for Workers Means a Place at the Table

Posted on May 12, 2014 by Karen Vieth on her blog, Running Reflections As the MTI red and AFSCME green packed the meeting room and the halls of the MMSD Administration Building Monday night, I couldn’t help but think that we’d been here before. The budget was on the work committee’s agenda, but the primary …

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Class size matters a lot, research shows

From the Washington Post Online – February 24, 2014 Class size matters a lot, research shows Every now and then someone in education policy (Arne Duncan) or education philanthropy (Bill Gates) or the media (Malcolm Gladwell) will say something about why class size isn’t really very important because a great teacher can handle a boatload of …

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