Welcome to Madison Teachers Inc.

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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.


Re-certification 2018

All MTI bargaining units have successfully recertified!  Click here for more information about the results!


Come 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


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MTI Cares – Events and Information

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WEA Member Benefits Presents a Student Loan Forgiveness Seminar February 7

Student Loan Forgiveness Process Presentation With Ben Senson and WEA Member Benefits Thursday, February 7, 2019, 5:00 pm WEA Member Benefits, 660 John Nolen Drive, Madison For details and registration, click here.

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Jan. 27 – Fighting for Justice, Teaching for Black Lives

Register online for this free event. Seating is limited. Jesse Hagopian, editor of Teaching for Black Lives, author of More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing and activist teacher at Seattle’s Garfield High School, is coming to speak to Madison teachers as we prepare to join the National Black Lives Matter at School …

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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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Free Financial Consultations in January and February!

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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Black Lives Matter At School Madison – T-Shirts!

See your Faculty Representative to order your BLM at School  Madison t-shirts! Money and orders due to MTI by Jan 16th. Contact Kerry Motoviloff with questions. 

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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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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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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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