House Education is considering HB 755. This bill opens the door to private and religious charter schools in Montana by providing state funding to non-public pre-k centers. This bill also dilutes the power of local school boards and the Board of Public Education. Please contact House Education and tell them to TABLE HB 755.
Dial 406-444-4800, ask to leave a message for the House Education Committee and tell them "VOTE NO on HB 755!"
To email, Click: https://leg.mt.gov/web-messaging/
Enter your contact info & select send message to "Committees" and choose "(H) Education" from the drop-down menu. Bill type and number=HB 755. Select "AGAINST"
Enter your message in the box - urge legislators to "Vote NO on HB 755!"
Voting concluded, and GFEA members voted to re-elect Jolee Corey to a seat on the GFEA Executive Board. She is an Elementary Representative on the Executive Board Congratulations, Jolee and all of the new Executive Board members!
All other election races were uncontested. These positions were officially approved on Mar. 12. 2019,
at the Faculty Representatives' meeting. These new and re-elected Executive Board members will be installed into their positions during the Spring Fling, on May 17, 2019..
GFEA Executive Board Members
1st Vice-President − Lance Olson
2nd Vice-President − Tom Cubbage
High School Representative − Alex Rosenleaf
Middle School Representative − Kristen Jacobsen
Elementary School Representative − Jolee Corey
At-Large-Member − Jerry Ferderer
Make plans now to attend the MFPE Regional Meeting
at the GFEA Office, Mar. 16, 2019, at 10:30 a.m.
Meet statewide MFPE leaders like Eric Feaver. Find out how you can be involved.
RSVP by clicking here:
Don't Mess with Medicaid
Working people like you and me will see our health insurance premiums skyrocket and 100,000 Montanans will lose their health insurance altogether if the Montana legislature fails
to renew Medicaid expansion.
That is why MFPE is a proud co-sponsor of the "Don't Mess with Medicaid Rally."
The rally will be be at the capitol in Helena on Sat. Mar. 16, 2019, from 12 p.m.-1 p.m.
Please join us!
EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTION RESULTS
1st Vice President
* Stephanie Olson
* Eric Bush
* Kari Rosenleaf
* Dawn O’Leary
* Arienne Konesky
* Asterik indicates unopposed position elected
June 2022 – June 2024.
Youth Art Month
The Youth Art Month
2022 Art Show
at the Montana State Capitol is fast approaching!
• If you would like to participate please beginning preparing artworks for the show!
• Each teacher can send two to three 2-D pieces, pending scale & response
• Works must be mounted/matted and hang-able (hot glue and string works great)
• We use Command strips on marble to hang, so works can’t be too heavy
• NO FRAMES unless YOU provide the easel
• 3-D works are encouraged, number is not as limited but please think of media when shipping
To register artworks, please fill out a separate form for each student located at the following link: https://forms.gle/x5HvLozL9rTfkK9UA//forms.gle/qSyhFfCGRqj96JQE8
(The registration link is also available on the Youth Art Month Website)
Feb. 3 - Mail art:
MAEA Youth Art Month Chair
C/O Helena High School
1300 Billings Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Feb. 23 - Show Install
Youth Art Month Show : Through March
April 6 - Takedown
Belgrade art teachers welcome students, teachers