New Members

Melissa Jones, a member of the MTA New Member Committee, teaches cosmetology at Cape Cod Technical High School.
Melissa Jones, a member of the MTA New Member Committee, teaches cosmetology at Cape Cod Technical High School.

Welcome to the MTA! Whether you're 22 or 52, or somewhere in between, MTA is committed to supporting you in the critical early years of your career.

When you join MTA, NEA and your local teachers/educators association, you are joining a 2.5 million-member family of pre-school through grade 12 educators, higher education faculty and staff and education support professionals. It is an opportunity to work with others who share your professional goals and concerns.

Get to Know Your Union:
Learn to Navigate the Rough Seas of Working in Education

New Member Program
MTA Summer Conference
UMass Amherst
August 4-7

This is an introduction to unions in general and the MTA specifically. It is ideal for new members who want to learn how to become more involved in their locals’ efforts to advocate for and support educators.

This program is offered at no cost to MTA members.

Of Note
Thousands rally at the State House

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MTA Human and Civil Rights Awards

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