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A benefit of your membership!

Programs include car and home insurance, identity theft protection, and discounts from local and national retailers.

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Core training peer review

Date: October 30, 2014 04:45 PM

Contact: Mary Montez,, 952-431-4046

Location: Embassy Suites
175 E. 10th St., St. Paul


Peer review training uses a “train the trainer” model to enable locals to develop their own training programs for teacher observation and feedback.  Peer review programs can then be adapted for locally-designed TDE plans to be implemented in the 2014-15 school year.

For more details, contact, Mary Montez, 952-431-4046
Host: Metro Area Council

Must also attend Dec. 3 session.


Core training MRA I

October 30

Core training MRA I

Date: October 30, 2014 05:00 PM

Contact: Mary Montez,, 952-431-4046

Location: Embassy Suites
175 E. 10th St., St. Paul

Description: Learn more about core training, or email Mary Montez for more details.

Must also attend Dec. 3 session.


Core training MRA I

November 1

Core training MRA I

Date: November 01, 2014 09:00 AM

Contact: Jan Litchy,, 320-252-6664

Location: Education Minnesota St. Cloud office
451 E. St. Germain St.

Description: Member Rights Advocacy I is a five-hour session focusing on the fundamentals of advocacy, the need to value member concerns, conflict management, and it introduces the Advocacy Model.

Learn more about core training, or contact Jan Lichy for more information.

Host: Mid-Minnesota United. 


Medicare Made Easy workshop

Date: November 05, 2014 10:00 AM

Contact: Deb Skog,, 651-642-4624

Registration: Register today!

Location: Maple Grove Community Center
12951 Weaver Lake Road, Maple Grove

Description: Education Minnesota members and their spouse or partner are eligible for group Medicare solutions offered through Humana, Medica and UCare. In addition to competitive pricing and savings, members enjoy benefits that include low annual out-of-pocket maximums as well as multiple options offering prescription drug coverage through the coverage gap or "donut hole."

Attend one of our "Medicare Made Easy" seminars to learn more about Medicare and the benefits of group insurance. We will cover the basics of Medicare and provide you with an overview of plans offered only to Education Minnesota members. Space is limited, so register now!

For more details, email Deb Skog.