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Dr. Trotter Writes to Clayton County Superintendent Morcease Beasley About Principal Rochelle Harris of Mt. Zion Elementary School

Dear Dr. Beasley: I know that you are not be as old as I am, but I have followed your career for the last twenty years or so and see that you have matriculated throughout a few schools and school … Continue reading

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Teachers, Are You Feeling Frustrated, Overwhelmed, & Disemboweled? Tired of Snap-shot, Drive-by Evaluations? No Support for Discipline? Feeling 100% Undervalued as a Professional Educator? Don’t Quit! Join MACE. Don’t Teach Without It!

MACE knows the issues. MACE knows what you are going through. Dr. John R. A. Trotter founded MACE in 1995 upon this clarion mantra: “You cannot have good learning conditions until you first have good teaching conditions” (©MACE, 1995). Dr. … Continue reading

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MACE’s Law of Learning by Dr. John Trotter

I have been dealing directly in public education in Georgia for the past 46 years, as a teacher, coach, administrator, and teacher advocate.  I’ve experienced a thing or two in public education.  I also grew up in a family of … Continue reading

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Dr. Trotter and Mr. Barnes Explaining the Law…

Dr. John Trotter and Mr. Ben Barnes explain the federal and state laws as they relate to Georgia teachers…and also explain how school boards and school administrators break these laws. Dr. John Trotter: “I cannot think of bigger offenders of … Continue reading

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Meet with MACE Leaders. Just Call the MACE Office (770.716.2727).

  Dr. John Trotter (L), Chairman of MACE Board of Directors, and Ben Barnes (R), CEO of MACE, were meeting with Smyrna Elementary School teachers in Cobb County on the occasion of this photo. Dr. Trotter and Mr. Barnes have … Continue reading

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MACE Is Fired Up Against Teacher Abuse!

     MACE. Fired up against Teacher Abuse. This condition is widespread and out-of-control. Little small-minded, insecure, petty, and vindictive administrators are provided lethal weapons — dumb-ass, circle-the-bubbles “evaluation” forms which are used in a manipulative, retributive, and punitive manner … Continue reading

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MACE Explains Effective Education!

MACE Explains Effective Education! MACE’s Effective Education Explained (E3): “Make the kids behave, and let the teachers teach. Period. You cannot have good learning conditions until you first have good teaching conditions. Period.” © 2018

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You Must Establish Discipline First!

“Are you telling me that you are going to focus on academic achievement and presume that the discipline will fall in place? This may offend you…but you are a complete nitwit. An educational dumbass. If you focus first on academic … Continue reading

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Teacher Blame Syndrome (TBS)

The Teacher Blame Syndrome (TBS) is a degenerative and degrading disease. It is epidemic. The Students-Administrators-Parents (SAP) Axis attacks teachers on a non-stop basis. Teachers have just one friend and advocate. That friend is MACE, the most feared and effective … Continue reading

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MACE Knows the Issues!

“MACE knows the issues in public education. There are essentially four issues: (1) Defiant & Disruption Students; (2) Irate & Irresponsible Parents; (3) Angry & Abusive Administrators; and (4) Systematic Cheating — not just on standardized tests but also when … Continue reading

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