Welcome to Madison Teachers Inc.

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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.

 

 

MTI Office Staff and Contact Information

MMSD Information

Bargaining Units

MTI Cares – Events and Information

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MTI Cares – MMSD Second Harvest Food Drive

 

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Protecting What’s Important: A series from WEA Member Benefits

WEA Member Benefits has a web series of facts and scenarios that can help you understand the risks you may be taking in your daily life so you can protect those you love, the things you’ve worked hard for, and the security you’ve built for your family. Topics include: 3 minutes to escape: Picture your …

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MTI 50th Anniversary Celebration – Saturday May 7

Bring your family, and join your MTI brothers and sisters, to have fun and kick-off thenext 50 years of MTI history! RSVP at: http://evite.me/b1paw9AkDW The event starts at 6:00 PMwith food *, music, beer and soft drinks. *pork sandwiches, veggie pasta, chips, etc. Learn about the… 40th Anniversary of the teacher’s strike… 20th Anniversary of …

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UW-Madison Master Program Tuition Incentive for MMSD Teachers

The Master of Science for Professional Educators (MSPE) program at UW-Madison is launching a pilot program for MMSD teachers.  Teachers who enroll in groups of two or more will receive a tuition remission.  Some teachers have enrolled together in the past and have found it beneficial.  We are interested in exploring this model further. MSPE …

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Courage To Teach 2016-17 Professional Renewal Series

Interested in earning up to four graduate credits for taking time to slow down and reflect on your work as an educator? Interested in doing this in a beautiful natural setting while enjoying home‐cooked meals? Applications are now being accepted for the 2016‐17 Courage to Teach retreat series at Bethel Horizons, near Governor Dodge State …

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Costco Teacher Appreciation Event May 2-8

  Costco in Middleton and Sun Prairie are inviting teachers and educational support staff to their Teacher Appreciation Event to be held May 2-8.  Click here or on the flyer for more info.

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Teacher Contract Deadline June 15

  Important Reminder! Teacher Contracts – Deadline June 15 Teacher contracts for the 2016-17 school year have been issued.  Signed contracts of all returning teachers must be received in Human Resources not later than June 15.  MTI strongly recommends that teachers return their signed contracts AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to the District Office of Human …

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National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive is May 14th

National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive Saturday, May 14th The National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive is scheduled for Saturday, May 14th.  In Dane County and nationwide, this is the largest ONE DAY food collection for the entire year.  Click here for more information and to see how you can help. 

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Now’s the Time to Renew Your MTI Membership

Why Do I Need to Renew My Membership?  When the Collective Bargaining Agreements expire on June 30, 2016, additional Act 10 prohibitions will apply to MTI, including the elimination of fair share payments and the payroll deduction of Union dues. To prepare for these changes, MTI is engaging in a MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL CAMPAIGN to sign …

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2016-17 Calendar

2016-17 MMSD School Calendar Finalized

The school calendar for the 2016-17 school year has now been finalized.  The calendar was particularly challenging to put together given the 192 day teacher contract, the timing of winter holidays, and the legislative requirement that school cannot start until September 1. Start of the school year.  Returning teachers will be expected to report to …

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WEA Member Benefits Insurance: Spring is a great time to take home inventory

If you’re planning on doing some spring cleaning this year, take some time to compile an inventory of your personal belongings. Creating a personal property inventory list provides you with a record of insurance coverage and valuable personal items so that if anything is lost, stolen, or destroyed, you will have easily accessible information for …

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Sign up for WEA Member Benefits Free Retirement Seminars April 13 & 26!

Back by popular demand! Understanding the Wisconsin Retirement System and MMSD Benefit Q&A (Scroll down and click the links below to register). April 13 & 26   EVENT SCHEDULE 4:15-5:15pm  WRS Seminar 5:15-5:35pm  Q&A with Doug Keillor 5:40-6:00pm  WRS Calculation (optional) Session 1: Understanding WRS: Your State Pension Plan The Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) will …

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Part-Time Summer Job Opportunity for Teachers

Click here or the graphic below for more information about a part-time summer job opportunity for teachers as a Safety Town Educator with the City of Madison.      

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Phone banks for JoAnne Kloppenburg – MTI Night 3/24!

MTI Night – Thursday – March 24!  Join your brothers and sisters to help get JoAnne Kloppenburg elected!  Contact Jeff Knight / (608) 257-0491 if you can volunteer!    

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Professional Development Opportunity

The Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA) is hosting its annual conference here in Madison on April 1-2, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza. The WIEA Conference is the only statewide conference that specifically addresses issues in American Indian education at all educational levels: from early childhood programs to graduate and professional schools. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to teach about Wisconsin tribes including …

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Hike and Heal Teacher Rejuvenation Retreat

Join Breathe for Change Wellness Champions and MMSD teachers Beth Kiser and Moira Farrell for a weekend of self-care in the Northwoods. Nurture your wellness with mindfulness, yoga and winter hikes at Nicolet National Forest in Three Lakes, WI. Enjoy time for self-reflection, art making and stress-reduction. Organic meals, workshops and cabin lodging is provided at …

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Free Seminar! Understanding WRS 101: Your State Pension Plan

Free seminar presented by WEA Member Benefits and MTI Two dates to choose from (follow link to register):     Monday, February 29, 2016 from 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM     Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM      WEA Member Benefits      660 John Nolen Drive, Madison WRS, the state pension plan, …

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ICYMI: THURSDAY, FEB. 18TH – A DAY WITHOUT LATINOS AND IMMIGRANTS IN WISCONSIN

MTI members who desire to participate in the 2/18 “Day Without Latinos and Immigrants” mobilization, can request the day off per the various MTI Contracts. Teacher unit staff can request the time off as an unpaid personal day or a paid personal day charged to accrued sick leave (if available). SEE unit staff can request …

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Myths About Our Schools That Fall Apart With Some Facts

Check out this video on some myths that are prevalent in the ‘reform movement.’  Public schools are not failing, our society is failing to provide the right resources for the increasing number of students living in poverty.   

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