• MSEA Newsfeed

    Announcing MSEA Newsfeed

    MSEA Newsfeed is the new information and news site, featuring fresh coverage on professional issues, education trends and policy, and the Maryland education community. Featuring videos, explainers, top 10 lists, and...
  • Elevate

    Elevate the Profession - Save the Dates!

    Join us for a Professional Development series offered to our members once a month.  Join us for some fun; we will have raffles, goodies, food, and drinks....
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    Benefits of Membership

    FCTA assists members, when requested, on any aspect of employment. We are here to help you....
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    Thank you to our teachers!

    We are thankful for the talented, hardworking, dedicated teachers who serve our students here in Frederick County. Thank you for inspiring the next generation!...
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    A Child is More Than a Test Score!

    Sign the petition to help end high stakes testing....
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Negotiated Agreement



Click here to view our negotiated agreement for the 2014-2017 contract term.

Click here to view the Addendum to the Negotiated Agreement July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

Click here to view the Addendum to the Negotiated Agreement and Salary Scales effective July 1, 2016


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The Associate

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  • FCTA/FASSE Member Picnic and Keys Game - Sunday, May 21

    Sunday, May 21, Game Starts at 2:00 pm, All you can eat buffet from 1:00 to 3:00 pm Flying Dog Hop Deck at Harry Grove Stadium Click here for flier with all...
  • Kidnapping Scam

    March 2, 2017 Police Warn Community of Kidnapping Scam The Frederick Police Department would like to warn the community of a telephone scam. Victims have reported receiving phone calls advising that a...


  • Maryland House Passes the Protect Our Schools Act March 10, 2017
    Senate Will Begin Work on Major School Accountability Bill Next WeekFriday, March 10, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Legislation to improve the way Maryland schools are held accountable for student outcomes and other measures of quality passed the House today, 91-46. The bill, if passed this session, would set parameters for the Maryland State Department of […]
  • House of Delegates Passes Less Testing, More Learning Act February 28, 2017
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 This morning, the Maryland House of Delegates unanimously (139-0) approved the Less Testing, More Learning Act (HB461), legislation that would limit all district, state, and federal mandated tests to 2% of the annual school year—or 21.6 hours in elementary and middle schools and 23.6 hours in high schools. […]

Email and Social Media Tips

social-media-in-educationAs an educator, it is smart to always use precaution when sending emails and using social networking websites. Click the links below to learn about professional email etiquette, preventive measures with social media, and what you can and can’t say on the job regarding politics.

Professional Email Etiquette

Social Media Tips

Political Activism: What You Can and Can’t Say on the Job.

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