MSEA Convention

Thank you to the thousands of members from across the state who joined us for our 2013 MSEA Convention. Check back soon for videos, photos, and much more from this year's convention, and make sure you save the date for the 2014 MSEA Convention on October 17-18!

Click here to view the complete program for the 2013 MSEA Convention. 

2013 Convention Highlights

Delegates Vote to Endorse Anthony Brown for Governor
The vote followed a comprehensive process that included candidate questionnaires and interviews on a wide range of issues affecting Maryland’s public schools and students, as well as remarks before the RA on October 18. Click here to learn more about the endorsement.

Professional Development Workshops
Educators could choose from more than 35 workshops! Click here for a full schedule of workshops, and click here for workshop descriptions and presenter bios.

The Maryland State Department of Education joined us for a panel discussion on how to write, implement, and fine-tune student learning objectives and on the transition to new math, English language arts, and science standards and assessments. Click on the links below to view the powerpoint presentations.

Math
Presented Donna Watts, Coordinator for Mathematics, MSDE

Science
Presented by Mary Thurlow, Coordinator for Science, MSDE

English and Language Arts
Presented by Brianna Creed, Education Program Specialist, MSDE

Student Learning Objectives
Presented by Dr. Linda Burgee, Race to the the Top Liasion to the Local School Systems

Convention Videos

Click on the the playlist menu in the upper left corner to browse through all of the convention videos.

Annual Convention Dates

2014, October 17-18
2015, October 16-17

Thank you to our 2013 MSEA Convention sponsors, NEA Academy and Security Benefit!

Events

MSEA Retired Member Workshop

April 25, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:15pm

MSEA Convention

Inside Maryland Schools: Conversations on Common Core

Why are Maryland's students taking an outdated test that doesn't match the new Common Core curriculum? Debra Garner reports on how the initiative to stop the MSAs ran out of time but the conversation on testing and evaluations continues. Hear how educators and students at Samuel P Massie Academy in Prince George's County prepared for the test a midst the controversy over its relevance.