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New Teachers

Welcome to membership in the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association!

The MTEA is a professional union of educators. Together, we work to improve teaching and learning in Milwaukee’s public schools. Our goal is to achieve a better future for our members and the students and families we serve.

Use this section to take advantage of benefits you have through hard-fought contract negotiations, as well as other resources to help you feel confident in the classroom.

Learn more about your contract and other rights and responsibilities of membership here.

Become a New Teacher Leader!


New teachers receive support from school-based and city-wide mentors.

Teacher Tips

Use these tips to help you start off the year on the right foot, including tips on field trips, classroom discipline, successful conferences, and beating the first day jitters.