News from Your Association

At its February 17 meeting, the PEA Board voted for the 2011 Teacher of the Year – Ms. Jennifer Barker from the middle school. Congratulations to this outstanding teacher, colleague and building representative. The PEA is proud to be represented by Jennifer at the county Partners in Education ceremony in April. Details for the dinner and awards presentations will be posted here soon.

There is a link at the top of the home page where you can read nomination letters for Jennifer and other nominees.

**Scroll down this page for information on Region Five voting. This is an important responsibility, so that all members of the MEA have a voice in who represents us at the state level. It will only take a few minutes of your time.

**We are all still reeling with the latest information coming from Governor Snyder and his proposed budget. It’s too early to know how much of his package of cuts to students and tax breaks for business will actually make it through to passage. The MEA is closely examining the proposal and formulating strategies for all of us to defend public schools. As more information is available, it will be posted here.

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