Press Room

Media Contacts:

Adam Mendelson | (443) 433.3630 | amendelson@mseanea.org
Steven Hershkowitz | (443) 433.3684 | shershkowitz@mseanea.org

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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MSEA launches More from the Core campaign

09/03/2013

MSEA has launched a month-long, parent-focused digital ad campaign on the issues that are critical to the success of Common Core: adequate resources for technology, textbooks, and materials; ongoing training and support for educators; and community awareness of the changes taking place.

Teacher survey shows immediate need for greater preparation for new evaluation systems and Common Core

05/08/2013

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).

MD General Assembly Supports Fairness for All Educators

04/06/2013

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.

MSEA President Betty Weller on Gov. O’Malley’s budget

01/16/2013

“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.

Maryland Schools Rank #1 Five Years in a Row

01/10/2013

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 Schools Rank #1 Five Years in a Row

01/10/2013

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.

MSEA Joins with BTU and First Book in Launching New Literacy Program

10/16/2012

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.

MSEA on Dr. Lillian Lowery’s Selection as Maryland State Superintendent

04/20/2012

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.

MSEA Reaction to Senate B&T Committee Action

03/09/2012

"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.

Education Advocates Release Blueprint for Fixing Maintenance of Effort

01/30/2012

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.