Press Room

Media Contacts:

Adam Mendelson | (443) 433.3630 |
Steven Hershkowitz | (443) 433.3684 |

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 topics, including evaluations, school funding, Common Core, pensions, charter schools, and much more.

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 continuing implementation problems for Common Core and new evaluation systems


Maryland’s teachers need more time, support, and resources to successfully implement new evaluation systems and Common Core State Standards, according to a survey of 745 teachers. This survey reflects the on-the-ground perspectives of educators working hard to get these changes right despite the challenges they face.

Maryland State Education Association Endorses Anthony Brown for Maryland’s Next Governor


The Maryland State Education Association’s Representative Assembly (RA) voted to endorse Anthony Brown in the race for Maryland’s next governor. Delegates from every county in the state voted on the endorsement during the association’s largest and most diverse meeting of the year.

MSEA launches More from the Core campaign


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


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


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.