You have a voice. Make it heard with MEA!

The Marion Education Association (MEA) is a group of over 1,500 local teachers that is recognized as the legal bargaining agent for all instructional personnel in Marion County. We are education professionals who take great pride in speaking for quality education practices and for serving and protecting our members' best interests.

Be part of your Union. Join with professional colleagues in protecting due process and promoting a quality public education for all children. And, be entitled to all the many benefits that comes with your membership.

  • AFT will be holding a weekly Tele-town hall beginning tonight, Tuesday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m. EDT.  On tonight’s call they are expecting the United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams.  You must sign up for this call and can do so here - https://actionnetwork.org/forms/aft-tth-subscription?clear_id=true.
  • Many of us are struggling to deal with the stress and anxiety of our current situation.  AFT is now offering a new member benefit for all members - Free Trauma Counseling sessions with highly trained therapists.  Please share this with your members.  For more information visit https://www.aft.org/benefits/trauma.
  • We have a host of information, including specific member benefits from NEA, AFT and Union plus on the FEA COVID-19 resource website.  Here members can find information about financial support, digital learning resources, COVID-19 Q and A and more - https://feaweb.org/covid19/.





Why Join MEA?
A Voice On The Job

Union workers have the right to negotiate with their employer over wages, hours, benefits and working conditions. Without a union, management makes all the decisions alone.

Strength In Numbers

Union workers negotiate and organize for improvements as a unified group instead of as individuals. When we work together, this collective force translates into more power and a better chance of getting our voices heard.

Protection & Support

Union workers need the assurance that our workplace rights, including health and safety conditions, are being upheld and monitored and ensure the ability to challenge any unfair or questionable decisions or action.


Union workers join, not because we’re against our employer, but because we want to improve our jobs by joining with co-workers to gain greater respect and control over our worksite and employment.

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