What MEA-MFT Offers You

MEA-MFT is proud of our reputation as Montana's leading advocate for higher education, faculty, and students.


Welcome to our newest higher education members, the Associated Faculty of MSU Bozeman! MEA-MFT now has higher education units at every institution in the Montana University System and we're working on that. Our members work at:

  • Miles Community College

  • Montana Tech

  • University of Montana-Missoula

  • University of Montana-Western

  • Montana State University-Northern

  • Montana State University-Billings

  • Montana State University-Bozeman

  • Flathead Valley Community College

  • Dawson Community College (Glendive)

  • Colleges of Technology in Helena, Great Falls, Butte, Billings, and Missoula

Your voice in issues that affect you: MEA-MFT stays involved in the political process to give you a strong voice in policies that affect you and your students.

We work closely with the governor, Montana Legislature, Board of Public Education, and Board of Regents.


We also work to elect pro-education candidates running for office in Montana.


Lobbying for higher education: MEA-MFT's lobbying team works hard for higher education during every legislative session. We won major victories for higher education in the 2007 Legislature.


Protecting you, your job, your rights: MEA-MFT's highly skilled staff help members resolve all kinds of work-related problems, from protecting academic freedom to safeguarding health benefits. Click here


Stand Up For Education Our award-winning campaign has mobilized thousands of Montanans to speak out for better state funding of higher education. The campaign is ongoing.


Montana's six-mill levy: This essential funding mechanism for higher education comes up for a vote every six years. MEA-MFT plays a huge role in getting the job done.

Special benefits: Along with NEA and AFT, MEA-MFT seeks out special discounts designed to save members hundreds of dollars. Click here to learn more about these special benefits.


Your voice in MEA-MFT: Our higher education members elect two directors to the MEA-MFT Board of Directors. Click here to contact MEA-MFT board members.




MEA-MFT higher education local affiliates
NEA higher education site

AFT higher education site

Join us! Click here for information on joining MEA-MFT