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

MPSERS under attack by Lansing! Is your pension safe!?

Please be informed and contact your legislators! There is a link to Legislative contacts under the 'Resources' section of this home-page! Here is a short 4 minute video from the MEA giving your the background on the issue.   Here are some of the key points and...

Michigan Education Association has elected new leaders!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doug Pratt, MEA Director of Public Affairs, 517-896-4465 MEA members elect Paula Herbart as new president April 22, 2017 — Beginning Sept. 1, Paula Herbart will serve as the new President of the Michigan Education Association. On...

NOT in good standing can jeopardize your career!

Being in a union and having the protection and benefits is much like homeowners insurance. I have been paying on my policy for decades and with the exception of one or two smaller claims for a damaged roof I have not needed to replace my home and belongings due to a...

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