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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Understanding Your WRS

Understanding WRS Your State Pension Plan The Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), the state pension plan, will be a source of retirement income for most Wisconsin public school employees like you. How much do you know about this important benefit? Whether you’ve just started your career or are close to retirement, you will: • Learn how …

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Teacher Appreciation Night – APT

Teacher  Appreciation Nights at American Player’s Theatre Each year APT offers a series of Teacher Prreciation Nights with deep discounts on tickets. Educators can buy for themselves and their family. Bring your ID or your union card to show at ticket will call. This year’s TA Nights are: July 10 MacBeth, July 23 Tweth Night, …

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4th of July Hours & Construction

MTI staff wish all members a safe and enjoyable summer. MTI’s office remains open during the summer to serve our members. Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday) and 7:30 a.m. – Noon on Fridays. Note: The MTI office will be closed July 3, 4 & 5 for the July 4 …

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Stand Up for Public Schools – March to the Capitol from East High School, June 25

March from East High School to the CapitolTuesday, June 2512:30pmThe Wisconsin Public Education Network is organizing a 60 mile march from Palmyra, WI to Madison. MTI encourages all members to participate in this action. The goal of the march is to stand up for the budget our kids deserve. The march will end in Madison where we will call …

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Required Meetings or Trainings During Non-Contract Days

It’s that time of year when administrators send e-mails, memos, and letters outlining “required” trainings, professional development, and other meetings during the summer months. Often, staff are encouraged to attend meetings and trainings wherein administrators use language that does not clearly indicate that any attendance during the summer or the voluntary day for returning staff …

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Free Financial Consultations in July & August!

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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A Message from President Waity

As the 2018-19 school year comes to an end, MTI extends our appreciation to all MTI-represented employees for your countless contributions to Madison’s children: to the EAs who care for and support our most vulnerable students; to the classroom teachers and substitute teachers who stand and deliver every day; to the school secretaries and administrative …

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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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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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Consider Becoming an MTI Leader

Do you have ideas on how to improve your profession or better advocate for your students?  Consider applying your ideas, energy and efforts as an elected leader of MTI.  MTI is a democratic Union with nearly 200 teachers currently serving in an elected or appointed leadership capacity. MTI Faculty Representative:  Serving as an MTI Faculty …

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