Comment after losing the vote in favor of 4A:
"It would be easy to take this rejection and come to the conclusion that we are not valued as a profession or that our community doesn’t support our efforts and/or our students. I think that’s wrong. This was a specific denial of a specific request and does not reflect a wider negative attitude towards educators or education."
-Rick Peterson, MVEA President 11/6/19
"Our mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world."