There are several positions vacant for EA and ESP MEA members. It would
be great if MEA members form 5 E/G would run for these positions...
(see below for more info!)
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2006-2007 SMEA Calendar
(Meetings held at the MEA Office beginning at 4:30 p.m.)
(Some discussion items)
November 14, 2006 Report from Fall RA
December 12, 2006 2006-07 Goals and Standards
Compiled/IPD Conference this
January 9, 2007 Hearing on Goals and
February 13, 2007 Bargaining
Convention/Candidate for MEA Board/Lobby Day
held in Lansing
March 13, 2007
Elections for Region/ESP Conference
April 10, 2007 Nominations for SMEA
Officers/Spring RA – 4 clusters
from SMEA with no delegates
We are looking for Region 5 nominations for MEA.
are several positions vacant for EA and ESP MEA members. It would be
great if MEA members form 5 E/G would run for these positions:
Two vacancies for EA
MEA RA Cluster Delegate with terms ending 8/31/09. ( Must come from
locals of fewer than 75 members). These are funded seats with mileage
and meals. For a two day RA rooms are funded at 1/2 the double
Three ESP MEA RA
Cluster Delegate positions with two for the terms ending 8/31/08 and
the other ending 8/31/09. Again funded at the above rates.
Three ESP MEA RA
Cluster Alternate positions ending 8/31/08.
TWO VACANCIES MEA RA
Cluster Delegate positions end 8/31/07, and I have only received ONE
There are THREE EA MEA
RA Cluster Alternate positions which are vacant. These positions end
do NOT receive any funds from MEA or
Six three year terms for EA
NEA RA Cluster end 8/31/07; I have received only three nominations.
These seats are not funded. However, some coordinating councils give
stipends to delegates. 5 D completely funds their cluster delegates
through dues monies. Also 5C gives something to cluster delegates
from their CC. (Gerald Barkley & Sue Deter currently hold two of
All EA NEA RA Cluster
Alternate positions expire 8/31/07. Four of the current alternates
are from GOCC.
All seven ESP NEA RA
Cluster positions expire 8/31/07.I have received only 4 nominations.
Three ESP NEA RA
Cluster Alternate positions are vacant.
Changes are under way for Elementary Education Standards
Michigan Department of Education is in the process of approving
standards for the preparation of all teachers. The Elementary Education
Standards have been revised and aligned with new national and state
Michigan Department of Education is asking for comments by October 2,
2006, on the proposed elementary education teacher preparation
standards. A response form is posted on the site along with The newest
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responses will be compiled and used to continue the standards
development process. These standards affect all teachers prepared in
Michigan and your response is critical to assuring quality preparation