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!  
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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

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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Consider Becoming an MTI Leader; Nominations Due for MTI Elected Positions

    MTI Members:  Do you have ideas on how to improve your profession or better advocate for your students?  Consider applying your ideas, energy and efforts as an elected leader of MTI.  MTI is a democratic Union with nearly two hundred (200) teachers currently serving in an elected or appointed leadership capacity.   MTI …

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Cap Times Idea Fest 2017

The Cap Times celebrates its 100th anniversary this year by presenting its inaugural two-day ideas festival on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on September 16-17. Some two dozen individual sessions about politics, education, equity, the economy and culture will explore the central theme of how to “Reach a Better State.” Attendees will get to hear …

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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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La Follette Staff Golf Outing September 29

La Follette’s Annual Golf Outing in memory of teacher Chris Stafslien will be held on Friday, September 29th at Monona Golf Course. Click here for more information. Click here for an Entry Form.

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Community & Solidarity March – Willy St. Fair – Sept. 17!

Calling all MTI Members!  Join MTI Cares for the Willy Street Fair on Sunday, September 17.  MTI members should plan to gather at 10:30 at Plan B (954 Williamson St.) to march together in the famous Willy St. Parade, which starts at 11:00.  This is our 5th consecutive year participating in this event.       All …

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Free Financial Consultations in September and October!

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:  September 18, 20, 25 or 26 / October 2, 3, 11, 12, 16, 19 or 25 (register by …

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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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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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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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