Benefits and Services
As a MCAAP member you are eligible for:
MCAAP reaches out to elected officials and community partners to help make our members’ voices heard
on a myriad of educational actions that impact schools and our members collectively.
Members are represented by one of the five chapters within MCAAP: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Central Services, and Business and Operations Administrators. Chapter membership is
based on the member’s position within MCPS.
MCAAP engages in collective bargaining and safeguarding the salary, benefits and working conditions through the negotiated agreement.
Salary supplements negotiated by MCAAP include compensation for longevity in MCPS administration, compensation for doctorates, added responsibilities such as special high school programs, single school administrators, Title 1, and FARMS schools. Additionally, specific stipends have also been negotiated.
Tuition reimbursement, mileage, business expenses, and paid leave are just a few benefits under the negotiated agreement.
As a courtesy for members, MCAAP provides the option to join other associations (MAESP/NAESP and MASSP/NASSP via payroll deductions).
Social Gatherings & Recognition Programs
MCAAP provides social networking opportunities for members including the annual fall and spring membership meetings/networking events and other social activities.
MCAAP has opportunities to recognize and showcase outstanding achievements by our members.
PLCs, Conferences and Seminars
-Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) for our job–alike groups.
-Summer leadership conference
-Timely seminars on professional and personal planning topics.
Communications & Publications
Regular updates, advisories and information on posted MCPS administrator vacancies are sent to members. In addition, members are kept informed through updates at PLCs, email messages and membership meetings. MCAAP’s website provides information about services and benefits, member activities and awards.
Sick Leave Bank
Sick Leave Bank grants are administered by MCAAP to provide leave to cover extended serious illnesses beyond the individual member’s accumulated sick leave. All new unit members are automatically enrolled in the MCAAP Sick Leave Bank.
Family Medical Crisis Leave Bank (FMCLB)
The Family Medical Crisis Leave Bank provides grants administered by MCAAP and MCPS for members who join the bank and need to assist immediate family members during serious illness/injury. Members must exhaust all available leave to be eligible for consideration for a FMCLB grant.
Members may choose to purchase extra life insurance through MCPS equal to one times their salary.
MCAAP partners with American Fidelity to offer members the opportunity to purchase additional types of insurance coverage at a group discount and pay premiums via payroll deductions. Options include:
Critical illness coverage (heart and stroke)
Representation, Advice and Assistance
Members are provided professional and legal advice regarding contract provisions and issues affecting employment and working conditions under the MCAAP/MCBOA contract.
Voice & Vote
Through meetings with the Board of Education, Superintendent, and the county and state leaders, the concerns of members will be heard and considered. Members vote on the negotiated agreements and
other MCAAP business.