Welcome to The Portage Education Association

Our Mission

To advocate for the profession of educators within the public school setting. We value our students’ learning and understand that it requires patient, dedicated, highly skilled and uniquely trained professionals to best develop and administer curriculum. We work through the collective bargaining process to maintain and improve working conditions and compensation for teachers making this a viable, attractive career path and place to work.

In The News

UPDATE: 3% Case to be heard by Michigan Supreme Court

MEA statement regarding Supreme Court decision to hear Snyder appeal on 3 percent lawsuit     June 1, 2017 — The following can be attributed to MEA President Steven Cook in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Gov. Snyder’s appeal in the long-running...


The Michigan legislature is taking action to kill the MPSERS pension system every public school employee has worked under and is currently working under. They will reduce it to a simple 401k system thus discouraging college students from becoming educators,...

Contact Us

Portage Education Association
The Atriums North Ste 1210

4341 S. Westnedge Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Chris Furlong
Office (269) 373-3913
Cell 269-506-2669