Let the Members tell you WHY!

...A Greater Voice for Educators

The Memphis-Shelby County Education Association is more than 3,000 members strong. M-SCEA is the largest teacher association in the state of Tennessee and one of the largest in the nation.


There are many reasons we want to go the extra mile for you! Here are the “top reasons” to join your local professional organization:

The Best Local Professional Organization for Educators

M-SCEA focuses on PROFESSIONALISM

  • We support new teachers by providing professional development seminars.
  • We enable our members to have pride in their profession.
  • We provide training opportunities for personal and professional growth for all members.

M-SCEA focuses on ADVOCACY

  • We are working to represent members through collaborative conferencing.
  • Our UniServ Staff are prepared to answer your questions.
  • We assist you if you need to write a rebuttal, file a grievance, or appear in Labor Relations.
  • We coordinate assistance if you need it.

M-SCEA focuses on ORGANIZING

  • We organize our members to obtain better working conditions, salaries and more funding for education.
  • We discuss issues and concerns with representatives of the Shelby County Board of Education.
  • Our experience allows us to share our knowledge with local elected leaders.
  • Our goal is for educators to be recognized and respected as professionals.

M-SCEA focuses on MEMBER BENEFITS

  • We provide access to discounted legal assistance for personal matters that are not work-related.
  • We provide member assistance through confidential counseling.
  • We provide professional liability insurance.

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