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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MMSD Information

Bargaining Units

MTI Cares – Events and Information

Phone Banks on Monday 10/2 to Oppose Civil Service Changes

More bad legislation from the Wisconsin GOP aimed at state workers. Note that in 2011 Walker said they didn’t need Unions because these civil services protections were in place. Now, he wants to get rid of them too. These people are so full of hubris that they just don’t care who they hurt in their …

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Marty Beil

The Passing and Legacy of Marty Beil

Posted today on Madison.com ‘He was a legend': Wisconsin labor leader Marty Beil dies at 68 Longtime labor leader Marty Beil died Thursday night, just a few months after retiring from his post. He was 68. Beil retired in June after a storied career leading the the Wisconsin State Employees Union, which merged this year …

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WEA Member Benefits

Test Your Insurance with WEA Member Benefits

We have a test you’ll actually like! Putting your insurance to the test with an insurance consultation from WEA Member Benefits will help you identify gaps in your coverage that leave you at risk. Poorly written policies happen more than you’d think. Can you answer the following question? An insurance consultation will help you:         …

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Important information about the Employee Handbook, September 18, 2015

Please review the information posted below regarding the Employee Handbook which will be effective in the 2016-17 School Year!  We are still operating under a collective bargaining agreement for 2015-16.  Employee Handbook Update to MTI Members, Please Read MMSD Employee Handbook Recommendation The Board of Education will take up these recommendations on Monday, September 21, …

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Join MTI Cares at the Willy Street Fair – September 20

Sunday, September 20 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM click the graphic for details… Join your MTI brothers and sisters at the 2015 Willy Street Fair!  MTI will host an information table in front of the MTI building at 821 Williamson.  MTI Cares is seeking volunteer face painters for kids, and to march in the (in)famous …

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Fiesta Hispana 2015 – September 19

Saturday September 19th from 11am to 6pm at the rear parking lot of Centro Hispano’s facility (810 West Badger Road. Madison, WI) All are invited to join Centro Hispano to celebrate this outdoor festival filled with music, dancing, kids’ activities, delicious local Latino cuisine, and a chance to celebrate our wonderful community! REMEMBER TO WEAR …

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La Follette Staff Golf Outing for the Chris Stafslien Scholarship Fund

THE LA FOLLETTE STAFF GOLF OUTING In April of 2003, La follette High School unexpectedly lost a very dedicated, loving, and popular teacher at the age of 27. Chris Stafslien was a person who believed, and achieved, in making a difference in student’s lives. For this reason proceeds from the La Follette staff golf outing …

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Home Buyer Education Classes – September 8th, 15th and 26th!

Information from GreenPath about upcoming home buyer education classes: In September, we have two options for home buyers – our usual Tuesday night classes on September 8th and 15th AND a full-day Saturday class on September 26th. What August attendees had to say about the classes: I now have a much better idea of this …

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Labor Fest 2015

Celebrate Labor at LaborFest2015

Celebrate Solidarity and Back to School at LaborFest 2015! LaborFest 2015, the annual Labor Day event featuring good food, live music and a chance to meet labor supporters and activists from Dane County.  MTI is in charge of the Balloons and Face Painting Tent, which is always a great hit with the kids!  We are …

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Fighting Bob Fest 2015

Hello Fighting Bobbers! Bob Fest is coming up on Saturday, September 19th and there is a lot planned!  Help make this year’s Fighting Bob Fest a HUGE success! Click the link below for more information.  www.fightingbobfest.org

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MTI/MMSD Contract Provides for Sabbatical Leave

Under the terms of MTI’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Board of Education budgets $45,000 for sabbatical leaves for members of MTI’s “teacher” bargaining unit. Such is for the purpose of advanced study and/or research. Either a one-year leave at half pay or a one-semester leave at full pay may be granted. The recipient of a …

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Celebrate Our Public Schools at Community Events!

MTI Members are encouraged to participate in the following events in support of public education. If you are able to attend an event, remember to wear “MTI Red.” Wed. Aug. 5, 7-9pm“Celebrate Madison’s Public Schools” Madison Mallards GameAnnouncements on the jumbotron, a salute to teachers, first pitch, attendees will be asked to donate school supplies …

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Proposed Changes to WRS Slipped into Budget Amendment at Last Minute

The Joint Finance Committee passed an amendment to the state budget (Budget Modifications #999) that changes the composition of the Joint Survey Committee On Retirement Systems. The committee is responsible for reviewing any changes to WRS. It has been composed of Senate and Assembly legislators of both parties plus representatives of the public, the Attorney …

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Oppose the WI-GOP Budget – Bad for Working Families

The AFL-CIO is asking for help making patch through calls next week.  These calls are targeted at democratic leaning constituents in moderate senate districts asking them to contact their senator directly from your phone call to voice opposition to the state budget.  As you know, the WI Budget has hit a standstill with Republicans negotiating …

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Greenpath Financial Seminars – Sign Up Today!

There are 2 live webinar events coming up in June! I know many of you have already signed up but wanted to give others the opportunity as well. The 2nd  Quarter Live Webinar staff training has been scheduled for Wednesday June 10th at 12 pm EST. It will cover who we are, what we do, …

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June 8 Rally to Save our Schools!

Hosted by the Wisconsin Public Education Network All are welcome to join area school districts at an Old Fashioned PEP RALLY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS!Monday, June 8Upper Ashley Field (Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School)Kroncke Drive (turn south off of Main Street), Sun Prairie, Wisconsin Join us to send a united message of support for our public …

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Workers’ Rights Center Events

Saturday & Sunday, May 30-31, Health & Safety Training for Trainers. The Workers’ Rights Center will be hosting a training for trainers on workplace health and safety, rights under OSHA, ergonomics and organizing in the workplace around issues of health and safety. The training is supported by funds from the Susan Harwood Fund through OSHA. …

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Our Schools, Our Communities: Under Attack

A sobering message below from our friends at GRUMPS on the recent legislative action by the Joint Finance Committee to weaken public education and create a second privatized system that preys off of public school financing.  Once again, citizen input is roundly ignored while profiteering special interests win the day, at the expense of our …

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