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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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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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“What’s Next for Our Public Schools? Local Legislators Talk Strategy” October 24th

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 6:30pm – 8:00pm Christ Presbyterian Church (944 E. Gorham Street) Three education-focused groups are co-hosting a forum about public education.  GRUMPS (Grandparents United for Madison Public Schools), WPEN (Wisconsin Public Education Network), and MTI (Madison Teachers Inc.) invite the public to hear from our State Representatives and Senators about what actions …

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Tony Evers Fundraiser and Tammy Baldwin Rally and Concert

MTI VOTERS Help pro-public education candidates win on November 6! Two upcoming events… Tony Evers Fundraiser – October 2!  Tammy Baldwin Rally and Concert feat. Bon Iver, October 20! Tony Evers / Mandela Barnes Fundraiser * Pardon the late notice * Hosted by:  Ron Duff Martin, WEAC President Bob Baxter, WEAC Executive Director Tuesday, October 2nd 7:00 pm – 8:30 …

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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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Free Financial Consultations in September and October!

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:   September 25 and 26 (register by clicking the September link below)                     October 23-25 …

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Teaching About the 2018 Elections – Preparing Students for Political Engagement

University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education Announces a Professional Development Conference for K-12 Teachers and Administrators September 22, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, UW-Madison campus What is the Teaching About the 2018 Elections Conference? Teaching about elections is one of the best opportunities educators have to prepare young people for political engagement. Yet, we know that …

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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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High School Scheduling Update

MTI staff and MTI Faculty Reps from each comprehensive high school met with the District to discuss potential changes to the high school bell schedule across the district.   In the meeting the District explained the why and need for exploring other models and provides information in this Executive Summary.  In addition to the student-centered criteria …

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Enter to Win VIP Badger Experience

WEAC is partnering with the UW Badgers to celebrate Wisconsin Public School educators. Nominate yourself or a deserving Wisconsin Public School educator to be recognized for an Outstanding Educator Award. In appreciation for their dedication to students, winners will be treated to a VIP Experience at a Badger home game, and be recognized statewide on …

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2018 WEAC Professional Issues Conference October 26-28

-at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay- This conference brings together hundreds of Aspiring Educator Members, Educational Support Professionals and Teachers for a weekend of learning and professional networking, as well as the opportunity to think, dialogue, and learn more about the professional issues you face daily.  The Friday night keynote is Brian J …

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Join in the Foundations for Madison Schools #schoolsmakemadison Campaign

MTI is a co-sponsor for this campaign and encourages members to participate. Campaign kits will be delivered to all schools on Tuesday with 50 t-shirts. A special welcome back will be happening at our 5 High Schools.   From the Foundation, “Together with the Madison Metropolitan School District, and with generous support from Madison Teachers, …

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3-Ring Binders and Paper Available – Free

Do you need binders and/or paper for your classroom and students?  MTI & WEAC have an abundance of sizes, colors, and weights available.  If interested, call MTI (257-0491) to set up a time to stop by and check it out – it’s free!  

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Courage to Teach 2018-19 Professional Renewal Retreat Series for Educators

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 Courage to Teach retreat series at Bethel Horizons, near Governor Dodge State Park.   This year-long series of four sessions (Friday evening through Sunday afternoon) is based on the work of noted educator, writer, and activist, Parker J. Palmer.  Educators experience extended time to explore “the heart of …

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The University League of Madison Invites You to Become a Member

For 117 years, The University League of Madison Wisconsin has provided opportunities for people with similar interests to get together to learn, share information and form lasting friendships through interest groups, volunteer groups, social gatherings and scholarship benefits. The organization has given more than $150,000 annually for UW-Madison student scholarships via their 501 (c ) …

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Opportunity with Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools

  Last spring, MTI surveyed members and found strong interest in a proposal from the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools to build a crowdfunding platform to connect Madison teachers with financial resources.  The Foundation is now looking for a team of Madison teachers to help test the platform and provide feedback.  See the message below …

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2.13% Cost-of Living Pay Increase Effective July 1 Thanks to Active Union Members

Last month, the 2018-19 MTI Collective Bargaining Agreements with the MMSD were ratified by the membership of MTI, as well as the Board of Education.  The agreement was the result of your hard work and that of your union brothers and sisters and provides a 2.13% cost-of-living increase effective July 1, 2018. When bargaining commenced, …

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Supreme Court Ruling in ‘Janus’

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled against public sector unions nationwide.  In Janus v. AFSCME the court ruled that fair share agreements are unconstitutional, overturning a 1977 Supreme Court ruling that has stood as precedent on this issue since that time.  While this is bad news for public sector unions across …

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MTI is Looking for Member Leaders, Are You Ready to Represent? MTI Teacher Faculty Rep Teams Needed

MTI is a member-led Union built on the core belief that an active and involved membership, led by democratically-elected leaders and supported by highly-qualified staff, can best promote the interests of public education, the education profession, and the members of the Union. The MTI Faculty Representative is a critical position in fulfilling this mission.  Every …

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