Welcome to Madison Teachers Inc.


Who We Are

Madison Teachers Inc. (MTI) is a member driven Union consisting of over 4,500 members in five Bargaining Units, including; 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

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MTI’s Official Weekly Newsletter!

2015 MTI Cares Bowl-A-Thon a Success!

    Great Job MTI!  Together, and with community support, we raised over $10,300 for the Briarpatch Youth Services Teen Homeless Shelter!  Collectively we rock!  Full Story: http://www.wkow.com/story/28783095/2015/04/12/bowling-for-homeless-students-in-madison

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The Fight for $15 and a Union Continues – 4/15/15

Wednesday, April 15, 2015   On April 15, fast food cashiers and cooks, retail employees, home care providers, airport workers, and all of us who believe they deserve better are joining together across the country to say ENOUGH.  We need all hands on deck, both on April 15 and the weeks leading up to it. …

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FREE Insurance Consult with WEA Member Benefits!

Spring Break is a great time to… find out why one out of two members switch to Member Benefits after having a consultant review their insurance coverage. A personal insurance consultant can review your current auto and home insurance coverage to help you: Become a better consumer of insurance. Avoid paying too much. Fix common …

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Vote YES for Our Schools! Get the Word Out!

We need your help to get the word out.  Madison Community and Schools Together (CAST) has Lit Drops scheduled and more activities in the works for the long GOTV weekend.  Please find an hour or two to act on your support for our schools. Saturday March 28 Fitchburg Lit Drop (link goes to Facebook Event)Pickup …

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Membership Meetings on the Employee Handbook

Work has commenced to develop the Act 10-mandated Employee Handbook which will replace MTI’s various Collective Bargaining Agreements when they expire at the conclusion of the 2015-16 school year. Come and learn about the Handbook development process, and share your thoughts about what you believe should be the Union’s priorities.  There will also be a …

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Save the Date: Financial Seminars

April is National Financial Literacy Month. It was established in 2003 to bring awareness to financial literacy and to encourage learning that will help you make better financial decisions for you and your family. Save the dates for 3 financial learning opportunities! Member Benefits will be presenting the following for MTI members in April: April …

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Take Action against Right to Work (for Less) – 3/5

TOMORROW (Thursday 3/5): Phone Banking, Rally, and Assembly Floor Session  On Monday, 108 people testified at the Assembly hearing on AB 61, the so-called “right to work” bill. The overwhelming majority were against this unfair, unsafe, and unnecessary legislation. The hearing ran for 12 hours, with people waiting hours to testify, then making long drives …

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Home Buyer Education Classes

What:  Home Buyer Education Classes (Meets requirements for all down payment assistance programs) Who:  Sponsored by GreenPath, Home Buyers Round Table of Dane County and Project Home Where:  Project Home’s Training Center – 1970 S. Stoughton Rd. Madison, WI 53713 When:  Tuesday, March 10 and 17, 2015  6:00pm to 9:30pm OR              Saturday, March 21, …

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Saturday 2/28 – Protest Right to Work For Less!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 201512:00 NOONCAPITOL – STATE STREET ENTRANCE Right to Work legislation is not about “rights”. It results in lower wages, and lower or no employer contributions toward insurances and pensions, and it removes just cause and due process for discipline and dismissal. The proposed Right to Work legislation is the extension to private …

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Right to Work Legislation – Take Action!

Workers and community members from across Wisconsin are gearing up to make their voices heard and participate in democracy this week at the Capitol in order to halt anti-worker Right to Work legislation.   Here’s a list of events: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 24:  The Senate Labor Committee will hear public testimony from concerned citizens starting …

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Celebrate Our Public Schools Events

Upcoming LCPS (LaFollette Community for Public Schools) events: Sunday, March 8: “Celebrate Our Public Schools!” Party at Callahan’s Sports Pub, Sunday, March 8, 2:00-5:00. (1902 Bartillon Dr. – across from MATC) Live teen entertainers, free soda & popcorn. Celebrate our LaFollette and East area schools. Program Headliners: East’s Accidentals Jazz Band, Whitehorse Jazz Band (invited), …

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Volunteer to help Mayor Soglin This Weekend!

Soglin for Mayor Literature DropsWeekend of February 14-15Drop lit anytime over the weekend!Pick up your lit and map starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 14223 North Baldwin Street, UpstairsDoug 515-371-8924doug@soglinformayor.com   Soglin for Mayor Phone BankingGet out the vote callsSunday, February 15 through Monday February 16Can be made from the comfort of your own …

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A Kick in the Shins – Insurance Premiums and Take Home Pay

Following is MTI Executive Director John Matthews’ response to the State Journal, as regards the discussion of the proposed 2015-16, by the Board of Education Monday evening. It would be a kick in the shins for the Board to once again begin charging District staff a portion of the health insurance premium. In 1983, the …

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Stop the Cuts — Save the UW Rally – Saturday, Feb. 14, 12:00 PM

Stop the Cuts — Save UW Saturday, February 1412:00 PMState Street / Library Mall On the fourth anniversary of the “I ♥ UW” event of 2011, rally with faculty, staff, students, and community members on Library Mall at UW-Madison to speak out against Governor Walker’s new proposed $300 million cut to the University of Wisconsin …

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Rockwell Award – Nominations Needed

ROCKWELL AWARDNominations Sought forOutstanding Cooperating Teachersof University of Wisconsin–MadisonStudent Teachers Click here for more info.  

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Good Money After Bad, WI GOP Demands More For-Profit Schools

Posted by Jonas Persson on January 16, 2015Center for Media and Democracy’s PR Watch Wisconsin’s decades-long effort to turn public schools into for-profit cash cows for private corporations is ramping up with a bill that GOP leaders want to pass by the end of January. A controversial new bill sponsored by Reps. Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R-Fond …

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Public School Accountability – What Can You Do?

The attacks on public education keep coming from Governor Walker and his legislative partners at the Capitol.  The Wisconsin School Accountability Bill is about punishing local public schools, public school teachers, and turning over public schools to privately run charter and voucher schools.  It also allows private schools to select those tests that will be …

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Survey On Vouchers and Public School Funding in Wisconsin

Wisconsin state lawmakers will be introducing bills and making budget decisions during the next few months that will impact more than 860,000 children attending our public schools.   Our state constitution provided for the creation of public schools that are “as nearly uniform as practicable; and such schools shall be free and without charge for tuition …

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