News & Updates

Show your commitment to our union

We're asking all active members to show administration, students, communities and each other that we are committed to working together to improve public education.

Make this your child's best year yet

Back to school isn’t just for students. In fact, research shows parents play a key role in their child’s education. The more involved you are, the better.

Next year's conference is in Minneapolis

We'll need hundreds of members to help us host the largest democratic gathering of educators in the nation. Questions? Email the host committee neara2018@gmail.com.

Mark your calendar

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Education Minnesota at the State Fair

Date: August 24, 2017 08:00 AM

Contact: Ashhley Behrens

Description: The 2017 Minnesota State Fair returns Aug. 24-Sept. 4!

Every year, Education Minnesota member volunteers and staff produce personalized photo calendars for visitors at our booth in the Education Building on Cosgrove Street near the Snelling Avenue entrance.

Shifts are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sign up today to get the date and time you want!

The booth is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Shifts include taking digital photos and acting as Education Minnesota ambassadors to fairgoers. In 2016, members produced more than 14,000 calendars for booth visitors.

Shifts are three hours long; volunteers receive an admission ticket and T-shirt.

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Minnesota Educator Academy

Date: October 19, 2017 08:00 AM

Contact: Ilissa Morrow

Location: St. Paul River Centre
175 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul

Description: The Minnesota Educator Academy largest professional development opportunity for educators. It is held at the Saint Paul River Centre in downtown St. Paul. The conference includes a full day of activities on Thursday, Oct. 19, and a half-day program on Friday, Oct. 20.

2017 MEA details

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Minnesota Educator Academy

Date: October 20, 2017 08:00 AM

Contact: Ilissa Morrow

Location: St. Paul River Centre
175 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul

Description: The Minnesota Educator Academy largest professional development opportunity for educators. It is held at the Saint Paul River Centre in downtown St. Paul. The conference includes a full day of activities on Thursday, Oct. 19, and a half-day program on Friday, Oct. 20.

2017 MEA details

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National Science Teachers Association Conference

Date: October 27, 2017 07:00 AM

Contact: Conference website

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

Description:

To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Minneapolis conference, the Conference Committee has planned the conference around three strands that explore topics of current significance, enabling you to focus on a specific area of interest or need.

  • Teaching Science in a Connected World
  • STEMify Instruction Through Collaboration Across the Curriculum
  • Celebrating Elementary Science and Literacy Connections F

For more information, visit the conference website.