All public school teachers in Manitoba are automatically members of The Manitoba Teachers’ Society.
Every person who holds a legal certificate of qualification, or a limited teaching permit to teach in Manitoba, whose membership has not been suspended or revoked by the Society, who has paid the Required Membership Fees, who has not voluntarily terminated their membership in the Society, and who:
(a) is employed by a First Nation or First Nation Education Authority where the Society or its Local is the bargaining agent for the Regular Teachers or Substitute Teachers in a school or education authority that has been designated by the Provincial Executive, which currently designated First Nation Schools or Education Authorities are the Nisichawayasi Nehetho Culture and Education Authority and the Sandy Bay Education Authority Inc.; or
(b) is not employed as a teacher; or
(c) is a teacher or an instructor in a private school, or other educational institution that is not a public school, university or community college where the Society or a Local is the bargaining agent for the teachers or instructors in such private school or educational institution that has been designated by the Provincial Executive; shall be eligible to be accepted as an Associate Member in Good Standing.
Every person who:
(a) is enrolled in a course of studies that is recognized by Manitoba Education and Training as leading to qualification as a teacher; and
(b) applies annually for student membership in the Society.