• TAAAC Members
  • TAAAC Members
  • TAAAC Members
  • TAAAC Members

WHAT IS TAAAC?

  • taaac rally MISSION STATEMENT

    TAAAC supports, organizes, and empowers members to improve their professional lives in order to provide, protect, and promote quality public education for every student.

  • AN ORGANIZATION OF educatorS

    Representing all educators in the Anne Arundel County Public School. TAAAC represents 6,000+ individuals. Of those, approximately 5,100 are dues paying members.

  • GOVERNED BY THE MEMBERS

    Educator members elect the Officers, Board of Directors, and Association Representatives from their own ranks.

  • UNIFIED WITH STATE AND NATIONAL

    TAAAC, The Maryland State Education Association and the National Education Association are all part of one professional organization. MSEA and NEA provide services and benefits and revenue to TAAAC. TAAAC members are elected to positions which govern MSEA and NEA. There are approximately 71,000 MSEA members and 3.2 million NEA members.

  • PROVIDER OF PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE

    TAAAC conducts workshops, offers help to new educators, and maintains programs such as the NEA Professional Library. TAAAC provides grievance representation and assists individual educators when job related problems occur.

  • BARGAINING AGENT

    TAAAC negotiates a Master Agreement with the Anne Arundel County Public Schools that provides educators with rights that include working conditions and benefits. The educators' salary schedule is part of this Agreement.

  • PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE PROTECTION

    The TAAAC Sick Leave Bank is a program that will help when severe illness or accidents occur.

  • ECONOMIC BENEFITS

    TAAAC has extensive offerings of insurance, tax sheltered annuities, discount buying packages, special services, discount legal services, income protection, and home rental and mortgage programs.

  • COMMUNICATIONS

    TAAAC Action Report, News Notes, MSEA Action Line, the NEA TODAY and NOW are some of the regular publications. Flyers, electronic updates, and Hotline messages also keep TAAAC members informed.

  • PUBLIC RELATIONS

    TAAAC works to keep the community and the media informed on educational issues. The TAAAC President serves as the spokesperson representing the educators' point-of-view to the school board, the chamber, the politicians, the parent groups, the business leaders, and other community organizations.

  • POLITICAL ACTION

    TAAAC's political action program includes recommendation for support and campaign assistance for friends of education, legislative lobbying for pro-education laws, and lobbying for education funding. TAAAC and MSEA are working to get legislation passed that will improve educator pension benefits.

  • LIABILITY INSURANCE

    One million dollars of coverage is provided to each member. This coverage is provided for all charges of neglect of duty or other civil complaints. Criminal charges are covered when the employee is found not guilty.

  • A LOCALLY LOCATED FULL-TIME OFFICE

    A full-time President, an Executive Director, and three professional staff serve the members' needs. educator volunteers serve on a variety of committees. Secretarial and professional staff are available to answer calls and keep TAAAC services operating.

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Why Join TAAAC / MSEA / NEA?
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Your membership in TAAAC / MSEA / NEA

provides you with more than just a membership card.

This list grows each year, as new programs are added.

Over 85% of Anne Arundel County Unit I employees are already taking advantage of these services. Are you one of them?

Here are some of the benefits:
  • Monthly publications that bring you the news and the new ideas
  • Lobbying on local, state, and national levels for excellence in education
  • Support and strength of 3.2 million NEA members, 71,000 MSEA members, and 5,100 TAAAC members
  • Assistance from TAAAC's professional UniServ Staff
  • Conferences, workshops, and seminars
  • Effective political action to support friends of education and education employees
  • NEA professional library materials
  • A comprehensive legal services plan
  • Attorney Referral Services
  • Discount buying opportunities for prescriptions, vitamins, credit cards, books, travel, and car rentals
  • Automobile purchase discounts
  • Assistance and support in crisis
  • Direct representation in establishing

TAAAC/MSEA/NEA policies and positions
  • Grievance and appeal representation
  • Information to help members choose tax deferred annuities
  • Representation in Contract Negotiations
  • Public and media relation programs to improve the image of public education
  • Sick Leave Bank Administration
  • Leadership Training
  • Special Services, discount books
  • Notary Services
  • Income tax preparation services at competitive rates
  • Housing Services
  • TAAAC Tutor Pool
  • $15,000 Complimentary Term Life Insurance
  • $1 million liability insurance
  • NEA group life insurance
  • $250 personal property insurance if assaulted by a student
  • NEA sponsored insurance - homeowners, disability, supplemental health, auto, accidental death and dismemberment, etc.