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.


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SUMMER Restorative Practices Retreat June 19-20

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 19-20.  Participants will meet from 9-4 p.m. on both days, Wed. and Thu. Participants can choose PAC credits or a $150 …

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May 1: Day Without Latinxas and Immigrants

MTI has endorsed and supports the “Day Without Latinxs and Immigrants” march and rally on Wednesday, May 1. This event is being organized by Voces de la Frontera in support of their “Drivers’ Licenses for All” campaign.  May 1 is a day of statewide mobilization to urge state legislators to restore drivers’ licenses and state ID cards for …

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Free Financial Consultations – Check Back in Mid-June for Summer Dates!

Attention MTI Members! Steve Pike is a retired MTI teacher and current Member Benefits Consultant for WEA Member Benefits.  Steve will be onsite to meet with staff. 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 …

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Two FREE Upcoming Financial Seminars – Investment Basics and Student Loan Forgiveness

WEA Member Benefits is offering two upcoming FREE financial seminars for MMSD employees! Don’t miss out on them! INVESTMENT BASICS April 25 from 5-6pm The WEA Member Benefits Building at 660 John Nolen Drive For more information CLICK HERE! AND STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS SEMINAR May 6 at 5pm The WEA Member Benefits Building at 660 …

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Take Kids Fishing Day – June 1

The Building and Construction Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin is holding its 4th annual Take Kids Fishing Day on June 1st at Vilas Park in Madison from 9:00 to 11:30am. This is a FREE event and open to the first 150 kids who register. Each kid who registers gets a FREE fishing pole! A …

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Remembering Erica Eide

In 2018, our Shorewood Hills Elementary School community suffered a great loss as we said goodbye to one of our beloved teachers and MTI member, Erica Eide.  Erica will be missed by so many, but her legacy lives on in the lives of the students and families that she worked with over her 20 years …

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Restorative Practices Retreat

Back by popular demand, MTI CENTRS is partnering with WEAC to host a second Restorative Practices weekend retreat. The retreat will be HERE at MTI from May 17th-19th. Participants will meet 90 minutes on Friday night, from 9-4 on Saturday and 9-1 on Sunday.  Participants can choose PAC or a $150 stipend from the MTI CENTRS …

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Black Lives Matter At School Madison -Pledge and Resources

Take the pledge Check out links to helpful resources We are a group of educators planning a Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Madison as part of the National BLM Week of Action from February 4 – 8. This is the third year that a growing number of schools and communities around the country …

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday Events & Organizing Opportunities

History shows that workers have been advocating for a day of recognition honoring King’s legacy since 1968. It may come as a surprise that the holidaybegan as a union demand in contract negotiations. He was an advocate for working people and a pillar of the civil rights movement.  All Madison schools will be closed and …

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Labor History Essay Contest for Wisconsin High School Students

Encourage Wisconsin high school students (grades 9-12) to participate in a Labor History Essay Contest. Students are invited to write 750 words on the following theme: “Unions have been important to my family and community because….” Students are urged to interview family members, neighbors, friends, or others about their connection to work and labor unions. …

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Join MTI’s Equity & Diversity Series

Come prepare and PLEDGE to participate in MTI’s Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action Feb 4-8. January 12 9AM -12 PM at MTI ENROLL HERE In October, the MTI Faculty Representative Council adopted the motion below: MTI’s Equity and Diversity Committee, in partnership with NEA and WEAC, will  promote the Black Lives Matter …

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2018 Winter Break & 2019-2020 School Calendar

One of the real joys this holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you.  Thank you to all MTI members for your hardwork and your dedication to MMSD students. MTI is successful because of YOU.As a member-led organization we advocate for MTI members and students in order to advance quality public education. We appreciate all that you do for students …

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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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Stay Current on Educator Licensure Changes

The 2017-19 Wisconsin state budget made major changes to teacher licensing in Wisconsin, and for the last several months the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has been rewriting the rules to match the new laws. WEAC’s licensure specialist has put together a Frequently Asked Questions document to address the questions union members are asking about …

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