Center for Leadership and Learning

Welcome to Professional Development Reimagined!

Important Updates!

Summer Essentials Webinar Series

It’s not time to put away the swim toys yet, but alas the school year is upon us! This is a good time to keep wearing shorts and flip-flops and begin thinking about changes or improvements you want to make for the upcoming school year before the school year starts.


Join us for the Summer Essential Webinar Series as we bring to you powerful ideas and strategies that will be the most impactful for you as educators and will serve as a foundation for a successful school year.


Teaching: The Roadmap to Success

Check out a new resource for anyone interested in substitute teaching.
This handbook provides background, best practices and tips to help new and
current subs to be successful in Michigan classrooms.


Service Loan Forgiveness

to the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF)  have
resulted in thousands of educators getting relief from student loan debt. Did
you know the deadline for applying to receive the one-year waiver is Oct.
31? Learn more and get important resources at


Roundtable discussion 

You are cordially invited to a MEA Roundtable Discussion for members who identify as LGBTQIA+. All discussions are from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and will offer a safe and welcoming atmosphere.   Learn more and sign up here.


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MEA is committed to the professional excellence of our members and the education profession at large – so that EVERY Michigan student can succeed in our democracy and economy, no matter where they live.

That’s why the Center for Leadership & Learning was founded: to provide high-quality professional development and leadership training to the members of the Michigan Education Association, educators in related fields and students considering careers in education.

Centered around our passion for social justice for our students and our members, the Center’s programs focus on helping educators Meet Student Needs and Advocate for the Profession.

Through the time and talents of our highly qualified and skilled members, our professional MEA staff, and other related organizations, we deliver quality instruction to our members that makes a difference for students.