Welcome to The
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.
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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
26500 American Drive, Southfield MI 48034
What we provide
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.
The Metro Bureau business partnerships provide our members with expertise and advice for medical insurance, retirement, etc..
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.
Access to detailed information on critical topics relevant to school and college employees.