Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

How long has MEA been around?
The MEA was given its Charter from the NEA and NSEA in November of 1962.

Who was the first MEA President?
Dick Corwine was the first president from 1963-1964 and then from 1966-1967.

When did MEA negotiate its first contract with the District?
The first negotiated contract was for the 1964-1965 school year. It included a requirement that all new teachers must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree.

When did MEA have its first full time release president?
Dennis Gehringer was the first release president in 1989.