Summer Conference

The MTA Summer Conference is a great resource for MTA members, offering union education and professional development sessions as well as speaker series, town halls, movie nights and more.

Higher Ed Day

Special Programs

July 28 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM New Presidents Academy Sunday
July 28 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Next Generation Leadership Sunday
July 28 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM New Members Program Sunday
July 29 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM Next Generation Leadership Monday
July 29 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM New Presidents Academy Monday
July 30 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM New Members Program Tuesday
July 30 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM New Presidents Academy Tuesday

Anti-Oppression

July 29 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Teaching and Learning About Palestine
July 30 1:45 PM - 4:45 PM Teaching about the "Jim Crow North"
July 31 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Decolonizing Curriculum
Full: Sign up for waiting list

Professional Development Workshops

July 29 1:45 PM - 4:45 PM Pickleball Clinic
July 29 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PreK-16 Book Club: Testing Education
Full: Sign up for waiting list
July 30 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Nature Walk and Environmental Education

Bargaining Certificate Program

July 28 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bargaining Foundations Sunday
July 29 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Expanded Bargaining
July 29 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bargaining Foundations Monday
July 29 1:45 PM - 12:00 PM Democratized Bargaining
July 30 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Municipal Health Insurance
July 30 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Contract Language Lab
July 30 1:45 PM - 4:45 PM Negotiating Leave Provisions
July 30 1:45 PM - 4:45 PM Crisis Negotiations

Union Skills & Leadership Workshops

July 30 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM NEA360 Database Training

PDP Courses

Full: Sign up for waiting list
Full: Sign up for waiting list
Full: Sign up for waiting list

Conference Gatherings

July 28 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Plenary
July 31 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Union Planning Time

Last year's conference video highlights

Smith College Loretta J. Ross on calling in, instead of calling out

Education Commonwealth Project

UPenn Professor Adolph Reed Jr., on efforts by Conservatives to rollback social protections

Summer Conference 2022

Meet the Workers Who Are Taking on Amazon and Starbucks

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