Center for Leadership and Learning

Welcome to Professional Development Reimagined!

Important Updates!

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 for otherwise-abled educators

MEA members who identify as otherwise-abled are invited to join in one of two roundtable discussions of issues pertaining to their experiences and needs – on May 18 in Lathrup Village and May 19 in East Lansing. 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.