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. 


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Backpack Stuffing Party August 9

MTI members are encouraged to attend the annual Back to School Celebration and Backpack Stuffing party hosted by 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. During 2018, the Back to School Celebration will endeavor to provide school supplies and this year, “vital services and exposures” to more than 2000 economically disadvantaged youth and their families. Thursday, …

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2.13% Cost-of Living Pay Increase Effective July 1 Thanks to Active Union Members

Last month, the 2018-19 MTI Collective Bargaining Agreements with the MMSD were ratified by the membership of MTI, as well as the Board of Education.  The agreement was the result of your hard work and that of your union brothers and sisters and provides a 2.13% cost-of-living increase effective July 1, 2018. When bargaining commenced, …

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Won’t You Join or Support Team MTI Cares in the Bike Ride for Boys and Girls Club July 21st?

There is still time to sign up or donate as the ride is only two weeks away!  Sign-up with a colleague, friend or family member!  Choose an 8, 25, or 50 mile bike ride to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County. The Boys and Girls Club partners with the Madison …

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Supreme Court Ruling in ‘Janus’

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled against public sector unions nationwide.  In Janus v. AFSCME the court ruled that fair share agreements are unconstitutional, overturning a 1977 Supreme Court ruling that has stood as precedent on this issue since that time.  While this is bad news for public sector unions across …

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Families Belong Together – Attend a June 30 Event!

The executive order that Donald Trump signed is not a solution to the crisis created by his administration; it keeps kids imprisoned indefinitely, and doesn’t reunite thousands of separated families.  Trump and his administration have been systematically criminalizing immigration and immigrants, from revoking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to ramping up intimidating ICE tactics.  …

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Invitation to Public Education Summit – August 1

Are you concerned about public education in Wisconsin?  Are you interested in joining a network of teachers, parents, students and advocates committed to fighting for our public schools?  Then please JOIN US at Appleton North High School on August 1, 2018, for our fourth annual ALL-STATE CONVENING of Wisconsin PUBLIC EDUCATION ADVOCATES and SUPPORTERS! WHAT:  …

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Restorative Practices Summer Union Professional Development Opportunity!

Restorative Practices are grounded in a framework that values all members of the school community (students, staff, parents, and community partners) and sees them as partners in creating safe and supportive schools.  This framework includes a variety of practices for supporting the academic and social growth of every student and creating collaborative cultures. WEAC and …

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Tentative Agreement on Base Wages

Good news!  Last night, MTI and the MMSD reached tentative agreement on the terms and conditions of the 2018-19 Collective Bargaining Agreements covering all MTI bargaining units.  With our tentative agreement, the District agrees to provide a cost-of-living base wage increase of 2.13% to all MTI-represented employees effective July 1, 2018. The tentative agreement (and …

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Free Financial Consultations in June, July and August!

Attention MTI Members! Steve Pike is a retired MTI teacher and current Member Benefits Consultant for WEA Member Benefits.  Steve will be onsite at MTI to meet with staff. WHAT:  FREE Financial Consultation WHEN:   June 18, 19, and 20 (register by clicking on the June link below.) July 16, 17, 18, and 19 (register by clicking …

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Want to Build Your Union, Develop Your Organizing Skills and Earn Pay This Summer?

MTI is looking for four (4) motivated and outgoing MTI teacher* members to become part of our 2018 Wisconsin Education Summer Member Organizer Program. It is an 8 week campaign that begins the week of July 8 and ends the week of September 1. The entire campaign begins with a two day training in Milwaukee …

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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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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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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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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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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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