Hot off the presses: The spring edition of MTA Today
The latest issue of MTA Today highlights the good work of Brockton teaching assistants who recently organized and are now seeking their first contract. Four members of the bargaining team are pictured on our cover in front of a statue of Brockton’s own Rocky Marciano, symbolizing their willingness to fight for fairness. They are, from left to right, Tracy Kenney, Arthur Dias, Cheryl Donahue and Beth Sullivan.
We also sat down with new Secretary of Education Matt Malone who boasts of holding "every single job you can hold in education, including sweeping floors." Click here to view video of our sitdown with Malone.
Meanwhile, this year’s edition of the MTA Red Sox Reading Game is getting underway. Catcher David Ross of the first-place Boston Red Sox has joined the literacy team and is serving as contest spokesperson.
Also in this issue:
• New education secretary hits the ground running
• Editorial: Exploring the digital landscape
• Transportation-only legislation falls short of revenue needs
• Nonprofit adds right note to learning
• MASSCreative says all students deserve access to arts
• Advocates call for higher ed funding increase
• MTA ESPs gather to learn and network
• Report to focus on anti-worker groups
• Educators step forward for good causes
• Regional retirement consultations available
• New group promotes labor-management collaboration
• MTA member named to early education board
• Annual Meeting to feature impressive agenda
• Candidates vie for seats on Board and Executive Committee
• Amendments to resolutions are recommended
• Proposed amendments to the MTA bylaws
• Annual report of the executive director-treasurer
• Human and Civil Rights Banquet is set for June 14
• Spring into action with an insurance review
• Saving a bundle with the MTA Discount Directory
MTA Spring Isssue
Finally, it's not too early to make plans to attend the MTA Summer Conference from Sunday, August 4 to Thursday, August 8. The latest MTA Today includes the MTA Summer Conference Guide.