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  • National Board Certification Information Sessions

    National Board Certification Information Sessions for Initial Candidates are designed for teachers and counselors interested in pursuing National Board Certification during the 2016-2018 submission cycle.  For more information view the Information Session...
  • Message from HCEA President Paul Lemle

    Dear Colleagues, You’ve probably seen news about an HCPSS student’s racially offensive comments and the subsequent exchanges on social media. This will make our job even harder tomorrow, but we ARE...
  • Discount Night at Toby's Theater Presents South Pacific

    Toby’s Dinner Theater is offering HCEA members, family and friends discounted tickets to the Wednesday, February 24th performance of South Pacific. Doors open at 6pm and the show begins at 8pm....
  • Olney Theater Center Member Discount

    Olney Theater Center is offering HCEA members $20.00 a ticket to any 2015-2016 production. For more information click here.  For tickets call (301) 924-3400 or visit olneytheatre.org....
  • HCEA Secretary Matthew Vaughn-Smith in the News

    HCEA Secretary Matthew Vaughn-Smith was featured in a "Staff Focus" story on the HCPSS website. Click here to view the article....


  • MSEA Elections Are Open Until February 19
    Who are you voting for in Election 2016? The voting period began on January 25 and will run until February 19. Cast your vote today!
  • MSEA Statement on Gov. Hogan's 2016 Education Proposals
    On January 27, Gov. Hogan's office released details on his 2016 proposals for education initiatives, including the same BOAST legislation he unsuccessfully introduced last year. Betty Weller, president of the Maryland State Education Association, made the following statement:
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  • Educators Applaud Democratic Legislative Leaders for Plan to Address Over-Testing This Session
    “Standardized testing is taking more and more time away from learning. The average student sits for more than 200 tests throughout their time in school, with some students taking more than 50 hours of testing a year. This is an urgent problem that requires immediate action and we applaud Democratic leadership in the General Assembly for joining our effort fo
  • President Obama Signs Historic Education Bill Into Law
    “The Every Student Succeeds Act is a game-changer for Maryland students and their schools. After more than a decade of being held back by counterproductive federal requirements, Maryland will have a real opportunity to focus on proven ways to provide opportunities for every student and reduce the burden of over-testing," said MSEA President Betty Weller