MCEA

Montgomery County Education Association

Location: Rockville, MD

Number of members: 12,000

Client since: 2007

Website: http://www.mcea.nea.org

The Montgomery County Education Association is more than 12,000 classroom teachers, guidance counselors, speech pathologists, media specialists, and other non-supervisory certified educators in the Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools system. MCEA works in a rapidly urbanizing suburban district with a growing divide between haves and have-nots. MCEA members teach 140,000 students in 190 schools spread over 497 square miles. The district has densely populated low-income urban neighborhoods, sprawling suburban subdivisions, and rural agricultural towns.