2017 Summer Conference

The MTA Summer Conference is Sunday, July 30 to Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Participants are MTA members who are educators, faculty, professional staff and education support professionals at public schools, universities and colleges across Massachusetts as well as retirees. Our conference theme is Learning Together for the Schools Our Communities Deserve.

Present at the MTA Summer Conference 

We are seeking proposals for professional educator training in instructional practice and organizational development and leadership training. Click on the links below to learn more and make submissions.

Professional Educator Training
in Instructional Practice
Organizational Development
and Leadership Training


Professional development proposals are due by Sunday, March 26. Organizational development and leadership training proposals are due by Monday, April 3.


  • Professional Educator Training: Dan Callahan, MTA training and professional learning specialist, dcallahan@massteacher.org 
  • Organizational Development and Leadership: Courtney Derwinski, MTA training and professional learning specialist, cderwinski@massteacher.org

More about MTA Summer Conference 

Take an online tour of the UMass Amherst campus and check out #mtasummer on video, in photos and on social media.

Use the hashtag #mtasummer to check out the action from past summer conferences on Facebook, TwitterFlickr and Instagram.