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MEA-MFT Educators' Conference 2015 Keynotes 09/28/2015
Take your teaching to new heights. • Reach your students in exciting new ways. • Learn from your peers: top teachers from across Montana & the nation. •Meet your needs for innovation and renewal units. Our union, MEA-MFT, teams up with 19 Montana curriculum groups to bring you hundreds of sectionals and keynotes on every topic imaginable. DON’T MISS IT!

Jessica Anderson selected as 2016 Montana Teacher of the Year 09/21/2015
Congratulations to our new Teacher of the Year and finalists!

No matter your age, you need to plan now for retirement 09/15/2015
You're invited to one of MEA-MFT's Pre-retirement Workshops. Find one near you.

Montana celebrates its 7 newest National Board Certified Teachers 09/15/2015
This fall, Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau and MEA-MFT are celebrating – and rewarding --the state’s seven newest National Board Certified teachers. These teachers recently joined the ranks of the nation’s top teachers by achieving National Board Certification (NBC).

You're invited: MEA-MFT Regional Training, Nov 6-7 09/04/2015
All MEA-MFT members are invited to attend the next MEA-MFT Regional Training: Helena, Nov 6-7, 2015. Register early!

Register now for 2015 MEA-MFT Educators’ Conference 08/25/2015
MEA-MFT offers its unbeatable MEA-MFT Educators Conference again this year: October 15-16 in Billings.

MEA-MFT saves guaranteed annual benefit adjustments for TRS and PERS retirees 08/21/2015
MEA-MFT saves guaranteed annual benefit adjustments

MEA-MFT wins on teachers’ retirement  07/01/2015
Good news: District court has ruled in favor of MEA-MFT in our case to save Montana teachers’ Guaranteed Annual Benefit Adjustment (GABA).

MEA-MFT & our foundation work to promote teacher leaders 06/26/2015
MEA-MFT and our foundation, the Montana Professional Teaching Foundation (MPTF), pour considerable time and resources into providing top-quality professional development for teachers.

9 Montana teachers chosen as math & science finalists 06/10/2015
Nine Montana school teachers have been selected as the 2015 state finalists for the national prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation’s highest honor for U.S. mathematics and science teachers in grades kindergarten through 12.

Sign up now for the MPTF Golf Scramble! 06/10/2015

Governor signs SB 411 to close MDC 05/06/2015
A terrible decision for MDC patients, their families, the employees, and the town of Boulder.

Parents of patients at MDC ask governor to veto SB 411 04/29/2015
SB 411, the bill to close MDC, is now on the governor's desk. Please ask him to veto it. Call 444-3111 to leave your message.

Legislature adjourns after failing to pass crucial infrastructure bill 04/28/2015
After more shenanigans in the Montana House of Representatives, the session’s key infrastructure bill is dead.

regional training 04/02/2015

Bozeman Chronicle joins outpouring of support for Early Edge 03/20/2015
If bills were passed strictly on the basis of public support, the governor's public preschool plan, Early Edge, would have passed long ago.

Family Foundation targets MT public schools 03/18/2015
Jeff Laszloffy, head of the right-wing Montana Family Foundation, has been a ubiquitious presence at the 2015 Montana Legislature. One of the group's main goals is to pass bills that siphon public funds from public schools to private schools.

Tax dollars for private schools? 03/13/2015
Montanans are clearly opposed to tax benefits for private schools. Which legislators are listening?

Who should be Montana's next Teacher of the Year? 03/10/2015
Nominate now: Nomination deadline is April 30, 2015.

Fate of Medicaid expansion 03/09/2015
After three hours of testimony most of which supported HB 249 (Noonan) – Governor Bullock’s Medicaid Expansion proposal - House Human Services did the expected. It killed the bill with a “Do Not Pass” motion. But Medicaid expansion might not be dead for this session.