Welcome to Madison Teachers Inc.


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.

                                         Our Mission Statement   

Madison Teachers Inc. is a member led organization which advocates for its members and students in order to advance quality public education for all students.                             

Visit us at 33 Nob Hill Road Madison, WI 53713!
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MTI Office Staff and Contact Information

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MMSD Information and Links

Bargaining Units






August 26: Cost-of-Living Rally

If you want a cost-of-living pay increase, we need a big crowd of MTI members, family members and supporters at the Cost-of-living Rally on Monday, 8/26, (4:30-6:00 at Doyle Admin Building, 545 W. Dayton Street).

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September 2: LaborFest 2019

Mark your calendars for September 2 – Laborfest Laborfest is right around the corner. This year’s fest will once again be held on the Madison Labor Temple’s lawn September 2, from Noon-5:30. This family friendly event will offer live music, food, beer tent, and a bounce house for the kids. View flyer on South Central …

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Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Days!

Every Saturday and Sunday through September 15th! Click here for more information!

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September 11: Educational Support Employees Association Appreciation Event

Join us for a fun night to welcome and celebrate Educational Support employees. ESEA-MTI (Educational Support Employees Association) represents approximately 875 Educational Assistants, Special Education Assistants, Nurse Assistants, SEA Substitutes, Clerical Employees, Computer & AV Technicians and Programmers, Family Liaisons and Security Assistants employed by the Madison Metropolitan School District. The ESEA-MTI Board invites all …

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September 17: MTI National Board Certification Info Session

MTI members are encouraged to explore the professional and financial benefits of National Board Certification and the support the Union can provide to National Board candidates. To this end, MTI has organized an introductory workshop on National Board Certification for September 17, from 5:00-6:00 p.m., at MTI Headquarters in the WEAC Building (33 Nob Hill …

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Free Financial Consultations in September!

Attention MTI Members! Sign up for an individual financial consultation at MTI with Steve Pike, WEA Member Benefits Consultant, retired Madison teacher and past MTI President. WHAT:  FREE Financial Consultation WHEN:  See Below (register by clicking on the link below) WHERE:  33 Nob Hill Road, Madison, WI This is ideal if you are just getting started, have specific …

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October 4: 2019 La Follette Staff Charity Golf Scramble

What: The La Follette Staff Golf Scramble honoring the memory of Christina Stafslien, former Math teacher at La Follette High School. When: Friday, October 4th, @ 4pm Where: Monona Municipal Golf Course Click here for more information and for an entry form.

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Required Meetings or Trainings During Non-Contract Days

Correction:  The voluntary day (August 30) applies to 192-day Teacher Contract staff only. This day enables teachers to spend the Friday before school starts preparing their classrooms or curriculum free from administrative directives.  Additionally, many teachers prepare curriculum or get their classrooms ready during the summer; days for which they are not paid.  This voluntary …

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100 Black Men of Madison Back to School Backpack Stuffing Party

Each year we team up with the Madison chapter of 100 Black Men for the Annual Back to School Celebration Stuffing Party. MTI is looking to build a strong team to stuff backpacks. Consider volunteering a couple hours of your time and give back to our community. The more hands – lighten the work. Sign …

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Save the Date: August 14 Incomplete Integration

Join us for a one-day training on Wednesday, August 14 for Wisconsin educators and staff about the road to equity through education.  The training is organized in partnership between DPI, MTI CENTRS, Educators Working Towards Anti-Racism, and Nehemiah Justified Anger. Register online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/incomplete-integration-the-road-to-equity-through-education-tickets-65481973345

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Solidarity for Racial Justice 📚 Summer Reading Groups

MTI CENTRS is offering two 4-week session summer book study groups to support  teachers in their ongoing anti-racism work. In order to be compensated by either PAC or extended employment (up to 10 hours): Participants need to commit to be present all four sessions, and Participants must complete feedback forms at the end of the book …

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Sign Up: Summer Building Representative Sessions

Workshops are intended to give MTI Rep Teams (Faculty & ESEA Building Reps) an opportunity to obtain information and plan for the 2019-20 school year. Workshops will cover three components: – Overview of role & responsibilities of MTI Building Representatives. – Opportunity to assign roles/responsibilites and plan for upcoming school year. – Breakout sessions on …

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SUMMER Restorative Practices Retreat June 24-25

Our May Restorative Practices retreat  (May 17-19) is completely full! But no worries, MTI CENTRS is partnering with WEAC to host a THIRD Restorative Practices two-day retreat. The retreat will be held at MTI (33 Nob Hill Rd) on June 24-25.  Participants will meet from 9-4 p.m. on both days, Wed. and Thu. Participants can choose PAC credits …

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Teacher Salary Schedule Update – December 6, 2018

Good news! At the December 3 meeting of the Teacher Salary Schedule/Compensation work group, we reached consensus on recommended teacher salary schedule changes. These recommendations were forwarded to the Employee Handbook Review Committee for their review on Thursday, December 6, and will be shared with the Board of Education on Monday, December 10. We are pleased to …

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We Did It! All MTI Bargaining Units have Successfully Recertified by Large Margins!

  The WERC posted the MTI recertification election results this afternoon and each of MTI’s bargaining units have successfully recertified, continuing MTI as their certified labor representative. In the Teacher unit, 90% of eligible voters cast ballots, with 99% of those voting to recertify. In the ESEA unit, 69% of eligible voters cast ballots, with …

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Grow Our Own – Teacher Dual Certification Program

Consider this exciting opportunity! The Student Services – Grown Our Own Teacher Dual Certification Program is intended for general education classroom teachers who are pursuing a cross categorical special education certification and for cross categorical special education teachers who are pursuing bilingual certification in MMSD.  Selected candidates are eligible to receive a $1,000 per each …

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A New Day!

We just received word that Governor Walker conceded the election! In 2011, Governor Walker entered office with an intentional strategy to “divide and conquer.” His signature Act 10, dramatically cut funding for education by $1 billion, stripped public employees of nearly all bargaining rights, and discouraged a generation of young people from entering public service. …

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Madison Teachers Inc Receives Grant from NEA Great Public Schools Fund

Madison, Wisconsin – Madison Teachers Inc. (MTI), an affiliate of Wisconsin Education Association Council and the National Education Association, will use a $615,000 three-year NEA GPS Fund Grant to create support systems for early career educators aimed at diversifying the workforce, increasing teacher retention and efficacy, and closing student achievement gaps. Click here to learn …

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