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Welcome to The 
Metro Bureau

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The Metro Minute Podcast

Welcome to the Metro Minute! Your first stop for anything in public education. If we are going to build relationships in education, we need to bring the best professionals who partner with schools right to our members. This cast will give you a snapshot of the key players and programs in K12 schools and colleges in South Eastern Michigan. We want to give you a quick glimpse of the various levels of support, problem solving, and professional development in hopes that you will want to learn even more by coming to one of our live events or take our virtual professional development courses. Join us to hear from the top leaders in education as we support you in moving your district future forward.

The Metro Monthly Spotlight 

Metro Bureau Events

Collective Bargaining After the 2023 PERA Amendments - What Do School Districts Need to Know?

The experienced labor attorneys from Collins & Blaha, P.C. will present invaluable information regarding the PERA amendments.


Sep 26, 2023


Royal Oak Public Schools
707 Girard Avenue, Royal Oak 48073


Collective Bargaining 2023 - An All-Day Workshop

Participants will listen, learn, and share with experts from the legal and education communities in Metro Detroit regarding the entire negotiating process. Topics covered will include contract reviews, forming your bargaining team, working with your School Board, working with other departments, the bargaining process, contract ratification, and implementation of the new agreement. Lunch is included.


Oct 18, 2023


Schoolcraft College - VisTaTech Center, Room VT500 located at 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia MI 48152


Building Community Support For Your Facility Improvements

The presenters will focus on the bond planning timeline, facility optimization, and community feedback and support throughout the process. They will utilize case studies of recent successful bond programs with varying circumstances and scenarios to illustrate the process with real world examples.


Oct 26, 2023


Barton Malow
26500 American Drive, Southfield MI 48034

Concrete Wall


Meet the 2023 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to you all!

Thank You to Participants in the Metro Bureau Open Fundraiser
Metro Bureau Open Photo Gallery


Downloadable Resources

Find relevant information to all areas of public education. CAL and CCN resources are offered. 


Find jobs relevant to your field in public education. Your next opportunity is waiting!

Law Corner 

Stay up to date on legal matters.

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule

View other legal resources

Learn more about becoming a member today!
MB Events

What we provide

leadership development

Leadership Development

Workshops and high-impact seminars for central office and building level leaders.



Providing a strong forum for the sharing of instructional programs and practices among member school districts.

membership benefits

Member Benefits

The Metro Bureau business partnerships provide our members with expertise and advice for medical insurance, retirement, etc..

utilities, gas and electric

Gas & Electric

Provides lower cost energy that guarantees supply and assures that no district will pay unauthorized energy usage penalties.



Provides support to human resource professionals with information on trends in bargaining and settlements and more.

information, schools and colleges


Access to detailed information on critical topics relevant to school and college employees.


So what do you get in joining The Metro Bureau?


You will have access to many resources that will improve the environment and process of public education.

metro bureau membership

Our Business Partners

Bakertilly, Umbaugh
Barton Malow, operations
curriculum associates, ready, i-ready, brigance
Collins and Blaha, P.C. Attorneys at law
Dickinson Wright


April/May 2023

March 2023

September 2022

August 2022

June/July 2022

April/May 2022

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