News & Updates

School supplies efforts expanded

Find out more about Education Minnesota's new partnership with the 13th Annual Ride for Children’s School Supplies and how to participate.

8 legislative wrap-ups scheduled

Changes at the Legislature this year will affect your work as an educator and a union member. We'll cover everything from funding provisions to testing and licensing changes.

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Get the latest in pre-K-12 and higher education news and stay informed of Education Minnesota's programs and events via social media.

Mark your calendar


Summer Seminar

August 5

Summer Seminar

Date: August 05, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Alyssa Mueller,, 651-292-4936

Location: College of Saint Benedict
37 S. College Ave., St. Joseph


Expand your professional skills on the campus of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Aug. 3-5, at Education Minnesota's Summer Seminar.

For more details, email Alyssa Mueller, or read about our Summer Seminar.




10th Annual Pacer Symposium

Date: August 05, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Questions? Call 952-838-9000.

Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Ave. S., Minneapolis

Description: Outstanding learning opportunity for general and special education teachers, administrators, and parents interested in understanding more about mental health and learning disabilities in children and young adults.

The 6 clock hours offered are designed to meet the requirement for Minnesota teachers renewing their teaching license in understanding the key warning signs of early-onset mental illness in children and adolescents. Local re-licensure committees, however, have final approval.

Registration is $30 and is limited. Lunch will be provided and administrator and teacher CEU’s will be available.


Foundation Charitable Golf Tournament

Date: August 10, 2015 11:00 AM

Contact: Deb Skog, 651-642-4624

More information: Learn more here.

Location: Prestwick Golf Club
9555 Wedgewood Drive, Woodbury


Core training MRA I

Date: August 11, 2015 09:00 AM

Contact: Sarah Hron,Sarah Hron,, Sarah Hron,, 218-262-1680

Location: Hibbing Park Hotel
1402 E. Howard St., Hibbing


One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

This session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced (five hours).