MSEA's media contacts serve as principal contacts for members of the press, identifying in-house experts as well as educators in the field for interviews on a wide range of education topics.
Please note that all press inquiries should be directed to the contacts listed above. We look forward to working with you.
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Teacher survey shows immediate need for greater preparation for new evaluation systems and Common Core
May 8, 2013, Annapolis, MD…Maryland’s teachers need more professional development, supports, and resources to prepare for next year’s implementation of new evaluation systems and Common Core State Standards, according to a survey of 540 teachers released today by the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA).
April 6, 2013 (Annapolis, MD)—In a victory for fairness among all Maryland educators, the General Assembly today passed House Bill 667, statewide Fair Share legislation for educators.
“Governor O’Malley’s already strong record of investing in our students and #1 ranked public schools only improves with the forward-looking budget that he proposed today,” said MSEA President Betty Weller.
January 10, 2013...Maryland educators are celebrating today's announcement that Education Week magazine has ranked Maryland's public schools #1 in the nation for the fifth year in a row.
Maryland educators are celebrating today's announcement that Education Week magazine has ranked Maryland's public schools #1 in the nation for the fifth year in a row.
More than 180 pre-K, kindergarten, and first-grade students at Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School took a new book home today as part of an early reading project launched by two teachers unions working with administrators, parents and community partners.
The Maryland State Education Association congratulates Lillian Lowery on her selection as Maryland’s next state superintendent of schools. Maryland’s educators look forward to building a positive, collaborative relationship with Dr. Lowery as educators, parents, and policymakers work together to ensure that there is a great public school for every child.
"As legislators make tough decisions on how to move Maryland forward, MSEA has been, and continues to be, at the table to protect our public schools," said MSEA President Clara Floyd.
January 30, 2012, Annapolis, MD…A cross-section of education advocates released a blueprint for how to fix the state’s broken maintenance of effort (MOE) law, which is currently putting $2.6 billion in local education funding at risk.
January 12, 2012, Annapolis, MD…Maryland’s educators reacted with pride and satisfaction to today’s announcement that Education Week magazine has ranked Maryland’s public schools #1 in the nation for the fourth consecutive year. Maryland received high rankings on a range of measures, including K-12 achievement, school finance, and teacher quality, accountability, and support.