• 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....
  • MSEA Membership Award

    Congratulations FCTA Membership Committee

    Congratulations to the FCTA Membership Committee for earning a special recognition award from MSEA. (Pictured: President Missy Dirks & Chair Justin Heid receiving the award)...
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    Benefits of Membership

    FCTA assists members, when requested, on any aspect of employment. We are here to help you....
  • Teacher

    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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    Take the Pledge

    Create safe learning environments for all students.  Schools should be havens. But right now, many of our students are scared, anxious, and feeling threatened....
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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


Elected officials are making decisions about our salary, class size, benefits, course content, supplies and retirement. FCTA members have the power to improve our student’s learning conditions by contributing to PAC.  Your contributions are used to endorse pro-public education candidates up and down the ballot.  Click here to make your PAC Payroll Contribution.

The Associate

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  • New Educator Conference

    December 3, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm BWI Hilton 1739 W Nursery Road Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 MSEA will hold our first-ever New Educators Conference, in partnership with the New Teacher Center (NTC), one...
  • Early Voting Starts Today

    Early Voting starts today, October 27 and runs until November 3. Polls are open daily from 8 am to 8 pm. This year Frederick County has 4 early voting places:...


  • Maryland Educators Endorse Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate September 8, 2016
    MSEA Calls Van Hollen “Difference Maker” on EducationThursday, September 8, 2016 Bridgett Freybridgett@vanhollen.org(301) 942-3768 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA)—the 72,000-member state affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA)—will announce the NEA Fund for Children and Public Education’s endorsement of Chris Van Hollen for Maryland’s open Senate seat. “Chris is a […]
  • MSEA Statement on Gov. Hogan’s Labor Day School Mandate August 31, 2016
    Educators Urge the Governor to Stop His Record of School CutsWednesday, August 31, 2016 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Annapolis, Maryland — This afternoon, Gov. Larry Hogan joined Comptroller Peter Franchot in Ocean City to announce a new executive mandate forcing all school districts to delay the start of school until after Labor Day in order to benefit […]

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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