• At the Legislature
  • Bargaining
  • Elections
  • Choose union
  • Degrees Not Debt
  • Educators of color
  • ESSA
  • Educator Policy Innovation Center
  • Union U
  • Area labor councils

We track legislation, keep you informed and arm you with the resources you need to influence public policy.

It's time to reverse decades of underfunding public schools. Share stories and discuss policy with your local legislators at one of our public meetings on education!

Find out how education and our union will be affected by this year's Legislature.

Our Policy Action Center keeps you informed on important education issues, helps you find and track legislation, connects you with legislators and gives you the tools you need to be a successful education advocate. Learn more.

Find out what we're fighting for in St. Paul.

Summaries of our positions on various legislative issues

Email your lawmakers using our Policy Action Center, plus contact information for state legislators and committee assignments.

Information to help you plan your day at the Capitol.

If you're an Education Minnesota member, don't miss this weekly summary of education news from the Capitol.

Bargaining is one way you have a voice in shaping your profession.

Resources for local bargaining teams, including recently-released runs from the 2017 Legislature, negotiations data and a contract search tool. View them in the members-only section.

Public education shouldn't be at the mercy of politics. But it is.

Right now, candidates are deciding which issues to run on. We're fighting to make sure public education is at the top of their agenda.

Education Minnesota can help your local create a campaign plan to win your levy or school board election.

Learn more about our Political Action Committee and find your representative!

We're showing administrators, our students, our families and each other that educators are committed to working together to improve public education and our communities.

Nearly 90,000 educators from preservice teachers who are studying to enter the profession to retired educators belong to Education Minnesota. Learn more about our membership and history. 

Hear from fellow educators from across the state talk about why they choose union and belong to Education Minnesota. 

Learn why it's so important for educators and other public workers to stick together as corporate interests and lawmakers try to destabilize labor unions.

Spend money on union-made products, avoid lining the pockets of anti-union forces. 

Educators look to each other for support. Unions play a crucial role in fostering those relationships. Here are some tools to engage members on the issues that matter to them.

Learn more about this program to rally public support around decreasing the cost of college and making it easier and cheaper to pay student loan debt.

Attend a Degrees, Not Debt training or schedule one in your local.

Learn how you can reduce what you owe.

There are many opportunities to make your voice heard on this critical issue!

Nothing is as powerful as your own experience -- sharing the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to student debt.

Connect. Collaborate. Join one of our four Educator of Color Forums today!


F.I.R.E. is the Minnesota Educator Academy's Anti-Racism Program, and the acronym stands for Facing Inequities and Racism in Education.

What is ESSA and where are we at now?

What will happen when?

Is your school targeted for support under ESSA? Find out why -- and what happens next.

More information on ESSA.

Details about Education Minnesota's Educator Policy Innovation Center.

Read what EPIC has been working on.

Get the training and resources you need for effective union leadership -- all in one place!

Courses are offered in the following areas: Peer Review; Certified Negotiator Program (CNP) Parts I and II for teachers; Certified Negotiator Program (CNP) Parts I and II for ESPs; Member Rights Advocacy (MRA) Parts I, II and III; and Local and Community Action Teams (LCAT) Parts I and II. See our schedule for classes near you.

This professional development program helps locals identify and prepare new and potential union leaders.

Resources for local presidents, treasurers, membership chairs and more. View them in the members-only section.

ALCs can be a powerful way to mobilize fellow union workers to support political, organizing and issue-oriented campaigns in your community.

Learn how to affiliate your local union with your AFL-CIO area labor council.

Delegate forms, map of ALCs and RLFs, and list of locals by ALC/RLF

Information on the Minnesota groups