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Manatee Education Association

1523 6th Ave West G-1

Bradenton, FL 34205
Phone: (941)747-5091

Officers

NameTitle
Patricia L BarberPresident
Dawn C WalkerVice-President
Melanie MotlowNewhallSecretary
Kara N CarneyTreasurer
Executive Board 
Cory Bernaert
Linda Bryan-Beachler
Melissa Cohen
Helen King
Brian Kirchberg
Marlyce Stringer
Jon Syre
 
MEA’s summer office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Directions to MEA

From Manatee Avenue traveling east (toward downtown Bradenton):

Take Manatee Avenue eastbound. 

Cross over Wares Creek.  Stay in the RIGHT LANE.

Manatee Avenue will bend to the right.  The tall, “Employee Leasing Solutions” building will be on the left, and an empty lot that once was the old City Hall will be on the right. 

TURN RIGHT onto 6th Avenue West. 

The MEA Office is in the “DeSoto Towers” high-rise at the end of the street that dead-ends just before Wares Creek. 

 

From Manatee Avenue traveling west (toward beaches):

Take Manatee Avenue westbound to 15th Street West.  Stay in the LEFT LANE.

TURN LEFT onto 15th Street West.

IMMEDIATELY get into the RIGHT LANE.

Pass the empty lot on the right, the site of the old City Hall.

TURN RIGHT onto 6th Avenue West. 

The MEA Office is in the “DeSoto Towers” high-rise at the end of the street that dead-ends just before Wares Creek. 

 

PARKING

Parking is available on the street in front of DeSoto Towers or across the street in the grass.

Do not park in any space marked "Reserved" in and around the Towers. 

 

Click here for a map to MEA