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What is a union and why does it matter?

Specht was elected president in April 2013 and assumed office July 1, 2013. She was re-elected in 2016.

Mueller was elected vice president in 2007 and re-elected in 2010, 2013 and 2016.

Rowe was elected secretary-treasurer in April 2013 and re-elected in 2016.

Sara Gjerdrum was hired as executive director of Education Minnesota in November 2014. 

Profiles of the members elected to represent Education Minnesota members around the state. To determine which governing board member represents you, check this Election District map (PDF, 12 pages, 4MB).

Members of our Council of Local Presidents, ESP Council of Local Presidents, Ethnic and Minority Affairs Committee, Political Action Committee, Legislative Action Committee and Professional Advocacy Committee.

Video detailing Education Minnesota's origins and purpose.

Our Constitution and Bylaws, Statements of Principle, and other guiding documents

Our purpose, structure, leaders and history

Education Minnesota develops professional educators who are passionate, well trained and well supported. Joining means belonging to an organization dedicated to preparing students for successful lives.

Here's why belonging matters:

Our union is you and your colleagues coming together in a united effort. Find out more!

Need to reach us? Here are multiple ways.

We have 17 offices around the state including our headquarters in St. Paul.

A list of staff in offices around the state. View in the members-only section.

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The education issues specialist develops and coordinates member-led professional development programs for educators; supports the effective use of best practices in adult learning; and develops and implements the Collaboration Lab and other collaborative and professional development programming for school district teams. The Collaboration Lab coordinator will facilitate administration-staff collaborative teams and projects, develop and implement programming around effective collaboration, recruit district teams to participate in the program and support the mission of the Education Minnesota foundation.

Check this list of education job sites in Minnesota and the country.