MEA-MFT endorsed statewide candidates 05/17/2016
In the 2016 Montana elections, here are the candidates we recommend. Your vote matters!

MEA-MFT Position Announcement 05/17/2016
Field Consultant, based in Great Falls.

Teacher Leadership Initiative 2016-17  05/13/2016
Are you ready to take hold of your career, learning to lead in matters of practice and policy? Do you ever find yourself thinking, “If more teachers were leading, then…”—and wishing you were one of those teachers? Are you eager to make a difference beyond your classroom—but not sure where to begin?

Elsie Arntzen's deplorable voting record 04/27/2016
Elsie Arntzen of Billings is running for Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction. But she is NO friend of public education. Take a look at her voting record.

Sign up now for 2016 MPTF Golf Classic 04/18/2016
Golfers of all abilities are invited to participate in our Montana Professional Teaching Foundation (MPTF) annual Golf Classic, July 28, 2016, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in Anaconda.

Myers, Brookshier, Keenan join MEA-MFT Hall of Fame 04/14/2016
Each year, MEA-MFT celebrates our trailblazers and pioneers -- the people who made our union the champion of working families it is today -- by inducting them into the MEA-MFT Hall of Fame.

MEA-MFT members celebrate Supreme Court victory at Rep Assembly 04/04/2016

The ruling is in: Friedrichs is gone 03/29/2016
The U.S. Supreme Court today delivered its decision in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, affirming that public employees have a compelling interest in having strong and effective collective bargaining.

2016 Rep. Assembly: April 1-2, Helena 03/26/2016
This year, RA takes place April 1-2, 2016, in Helena. More than 300 delegates are expected to attend. Make sure your local union is fully represented!

Help tell the story of Montana's GREAT public schools! 03/04/2016

Nominate now for 2017 MT Teacher of the Year 03/03/2016

MEA-MFT endorsed candidates for 2016 election 03/01/2016
The Montana candidates who win election in November 2016 will have a huge impact on the lives, jobs, and families of all MEA-MFT members. Learn about our endorsed candidates.

The sad story of George and MDC 02/25/2016
"Legislators were sold on the closure bill based on three premises. All three premises have been proven false."

National Board Certification - JumpStart 2016 01/25/2016
JumpStart Montana will be a three-day workshop that will prepare you to be a successful National Board candidate. The three-day workshop will cover Foundations of Candidacy, and Components 1, 2, 3.

You're invited: Billings regional training Feb 19-20 01/09/2016
All travel, lodging, and meals provided. But register early — space will be limited.

Craig Beals to host History Channel TV show 12/22/2015
MEA-MFT member Craig Beals, Montana's 2015 Teacher of the Year, has been tapped to host "Secret Earth," an hour-long special about the Yellowstone super volcano airing on the History Channel on Monday.

Gazette: school privatization is bad policy 12/14/2015
Great opinion piece from the Billings Gazette.

Out with NCLB, in with ESSA 12/10/2015
It's over: the long and troubled "shame and blame" era of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) came to an end today.

Denise Juneau statement on Every Student Succeeds Act 12/03/2015
Last night the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Every Student Succeeds Act, the long-awaited replacement of the No Child Left Behind law. The act now moves on to the Senate.

MEA-MFT COPE endorses Jim Shea for Supreme Court 12/01/2015
"COPE members were impressed with Jim Shea’s experience as a judge and the fact that he decides cases based on facts, the law, and the constitution."