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February Events

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2020-21 Unity Summit

Sunday, February 2

7:00 AM

Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington, MN

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    • Contact: Brit Hiedeman

      Description:

      Through our democracy, and especially our union, we have the collective power to win full funding of public schools in Minnesota.

      Join your colleagues at the Education Minnesota 2020-21 Unity Summit Jan. 31-Feb. 2 to learn about the tools you'll need to develop worksite teams and build unity around electing pro-public education candidates in the 2020 election and fight for fully funding schools in the 2021 legislative session.

      Registration and more information

Northland United Governing Board Meeting

Monday, February 3

5:30 PM

Bemidji Field Office
677 Anne St. N.W., Suite E
Bemidji, MN 56601

When can I afford to retire?

Tuesday, February 4

4:15 PM

Tuesday, Feb. 4 - Hibbing 
Hibbing Park Hotel
1402 E Howard St.
Hibbing, MN 55746

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.
      Presented by: Lyle Nelson, Education Minnesota ESI Retirement Consultant

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      - Health insurance options prior to age 65 and Medicare supplement information
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Asset protection
      - What is your financial vulnerability with long-term illness?
      - How can you protect your assets and savings?
      Presented by: Educators Lifetime Solutions

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

When can I afford to retire?

Thursday, February 6

4:15 PM

Thursday, Feb. 6 - Woodbury
Education Minnesota Woodbury office
2042 Wooddale Drive, Suite 100
Woodbury, MN 55125

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.
      Presented by: Lyle Nelson, Education Minnesota ESI Retirement Consultant

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      - Health insurance options prior to age 65 and Medicare supplement information
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Asset protection
      - What is your financial vulnerability with long-term illness?
      - How can you protect your assets and savings?
      Presented by: Educators Lifetime Solutions

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

Member Rights Advocacy I training

Monday, February 10

4:30 PM

Jimmy's Event Center
3565 Labore Rd
Vadnais Heights, MN 55110

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    • Contact: Tiffany Dittrich by emailor call 651-600-9710

      Description:

      Member Rights Advocacy I training

      Description: MRA Part I is an introduction to the role of a member rights advocate. Participants develop the knowledge and skills to assist other members in understanding their rights and resolving conflicts using a variety of strategies. The training is interactive, and group participation is expected.

South Suburban United Professional Development

Monday, February 10

5:00 PM

Education Minnesota - Apple Valley office
6950 146th St. W., Suite 114
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Southcentral MN UniServ Governance Board Meeting/Dinner

Wednesday, February 19

5:30 PM

Austin Holiday Inn
1701 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912

Minnesota Valley UniServ professional development

Wednesday, February 19

5:30 PM

Education Minnesota-Mankato
1961 Premier Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

When can I afford to retire?

Thursday, February 20

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    • Contact: This workshop is full. Please contact Deb Skog by email to be notified of the next workshop.

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits

      Register today! This workshop is full.
      Please send an email to Deb Skog if you would like to be notified of our next workshop.

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.
      Presented by: Lyle Nelson, Education Minnesota ESI Retirement Consultant

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      - Health insurance options prior to age 65 and Medicare supplement information
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Asset protection
      - What is your financial vulnerability with long-term illness?
      - How can you protect your assets and savings?
      Presented by: Educators Lifetime Solutions

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

Members Rights Advocacy III training

Saturday, February 22

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota – SW Metro Office
7242 Metro Blvd., Ste. #200
Edina, MN 55439

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    • Contact: Education Minnesota, Edina office
      7242 Metro Boulevard, Suite 200
      Edina, MN 55439

      Description:
      MRA III Class description: Participants must complete MRA Parts I and II before enrolling in Part III. MRA III uses participants’ knowledge and skills from Parts I and II, and focuses deeply on three topics: Organizing, representing a member in a disciplinary meeting and grievance processing. The training is interactive, and group participation is expected.

South Suburban United Professional Development

Monday, February 24

5:00 PM

Education Minnesota - Apple Valley office
6950 146th St. W., Suite 114
Apple Valley, MN 55124

South Suburban United Professional Development

Tuesday, February 25

5:00 PM

Education Minnesota - Apple Valley office
6950 146th St. W., Suite 114
Apple Valley, MN 55124

When can I afford to retire?

Thursday, February 27

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    • Contact: This workshop is full. Please contact Deb Skog by email to be notified of the next workshop.

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits

      Register today!
      Please send an email to Deb Skog if you would like to be notified of our next workshop.

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.
      Presented by: Lyle Nelson, Education Minnesota ESI Retirement Consultant

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      - Health insurance options prior to age 65 and Medicare supplement information
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Asset protection
      - What is your financial vulnerability with long-term illness?
      - How can you protect your assets and savings?
      Presented by: Educators Lifetime Solutions

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

Member Rights Advocacy I training

Friday, February 28 - Saturday, February 29

4:30 PM


Hibbing Park Hotel
1402 E Howard St.
Hibbing, MN 55746

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    • Contact: Email: Sarah Hron or call 218-262-1680

      Description:

      This event starts at 4:30 PM on Fri. Feb. 28 and concludes on Feb. 29.

      MRA I Class description: MRA Part I is an introduction to the role of a member rights advocate. Participants develop the knowledge and skills to assist other members in understanding their rights and resolving conflicts using a variety of strategies. The training is interactive, and group participation is expected.

Member Rights Advocacy I training

Friday, February 28 - Saturday, February 29

4:30 PM


Hibbing Park Hotel
1402 E Howard St.
Hibbing, MN 55746

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    • Contact: Email: Sarah Hron or call 218-262-1680

      Description:

      This event starts at 4:30 PM on Fri. Feb. 28 and concludes on Feb. 29.

      MRA I Class description: MRA Part I is an introduction to the role of a member rights advocate. Participants develop the knowledge and skills to assist other members in understanding their rights and resolving conflicts using a variety of strategies. The training is interactive, and group participation is expected.

Education Minnesota Governing Board meeting

Friday, February 28

5:00 PM

Education Minnesota, 41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

Education Minnesota Governing Board meeting

Saturday, February 29

8:00 AM

Education Minnesota, 41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

Issue Lobby Day: Education Equity

Tuesday, February 9

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

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    • Contact: Contact Paul Winkelaar

      Description:
      Issue Lobby Days will take place every other Tuesday during the session, and topics will include education equity, attracting and retaining more teachers of color, full-service community schools, trauma-informed education, early learning and more.

      Issue Lobby Day
      Fighting for equity in education

      Tuesday, Feb. 9, 4:30 p.m.
      Register online
      Contact: Paul Winkelaar

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Tuesday, February 9

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - New Brighton Field Office
Session will occur online on Zoom

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits for members serviced out of the 
      Education Minnesota - New Brighton Field Office.

      For union members covered by a TRA defined benefit pension plan.

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - New Brighton Field Office

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated.
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Wednesday, February 10

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Mankato Field Office
Session will occur online on Zoom

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits for members serviced out of the 
      Education Minnesota - Mankato Field Office.

      For union members covered by a TRA defined benefit pension plan.

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Mankato Field Office

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated.
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

Local Leader Call

Thursday, February 11

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

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    • Contact: Email: Lisa Enwright

      Description:
      Local Presidents or their designees are invited to join us on Thursdays from 4:30-5:15 for updates and Q &A sessions. Meetings are recorded for later listening. For login information or access to recordings, please contact lisa.enwright@edmn.org

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Thursday, February 11

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers Office
Session will occur online on Zoom

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits for members serviced out of the Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers Office.

      For union members covered by a TRA defined benefit pension plan.

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers Office

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated.
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Tuesday, February 16

3:30 PM

For Members serviced out of the Brandon-Evansville Education Association
Session will occur online on Zoom

Sartell-St. Stephen Lobby Day

Tuesday, February 16

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

Centennial Lobby Day

Tuesday, February 16

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

ESP Leader (E/O Tuesday) Call

Tuesday, February 16

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

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    • Contact: Email: Lisa Enwright

      Description:

      ESP Leader (E/O Tuesday)

      ESP Local Presidents or their designees are invited to join us every other Tuesday from 4:30-5:00 to discuss ESP specific issues and for a short Q & A session.  Meetings are recorded for later listening. For login information or access to recordings, please contact lisa.enwright@edmn.org

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Tuesday, February 16

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Braham Education Association
Session will occur online on Zoom

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Tuesday, February 16

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Windom Field Office
Session will occur online on Zoom

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits for members serviced out of the 
      Education Minnesota - Windom Field Office.

      For union members covered by a TRA defined benefit pension plan.

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Windom Field Office

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated.
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Thursday, February 18

4:30 PM

For Members serviced out of the Brandon-Evansville Education Association
Session will occur online on Zoom

Local Leader Call

Thursday, February 18

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

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    • Contact: Email: Lisa Enwright

      Description:
      Local Presidents or their designees are invited to join us on Thursdays from 4:30-5:15 for updates and Q &A sessions. Meetings are recorded for later listening. For login information or access to recordings, please contact lisa.enwright@edmn.org

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Thursday, February 18

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - SW Metro Field Office
Session will occur online on Zoom

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits for members serviced out of the 
      Education Minnesota - SW Metro Field Office.

      For union members covered by a TRA defined benefit pension plan.

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - SW Metro Field Office

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated.
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

ESP Leader (E/O Tuesday) Call

Tuesday, February 23

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

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    • Contact: Email: Lisa Enwright

      Description:

      ESP Leader (E/O Tuesday)

      ESP Local Presidents or their designees are invited to join us every other Tuesday from 4:30-5:00 to discuss ESP specific issues and for a short Q & A session.  Meetings are recorded for later listening. For login information or access to recordings, please contact lisa.enwright@edmn.org

Moorhead Lobby Day

Tuesday, February 23

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Tuesday, February 23

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Minneapolis Federation of Teachers & ESP Office
Session will occur online on Zoom

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits for members serviced out of the 
      Education Minnesota - Minneapolis Federation of Teachers & ESP Office.

      For union members covered by a TRA defined benefit pension plan.

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Minneapolis Federation of Teachers & ESP Office

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated.
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Tuesday, February 23

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of Central Lakes United
Session will occur online on Zoom

Issue Lobby Day: Early Care and Education

Tuesday, February 23

6:00 PM

Virtual meeting

Bemidji Lobby Day

Wednesday, February 24

3:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

ESI Seminar: When can I afford to retire? Virtual Session

Wednesday, February 24

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - St. Cloud Field Office
Session will occur online on Zoom

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Deb Skog by email or at 651-292-4856

      Description:

      Presented by ESI Member Benefits for members serviced out of the 
      Education Minnesota - St. Cloud Field Office.

      For union members covered by a TRA defined benefit pension plan.

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - St. Cloud Field Office

      Pension education:
      - Learn how benefits are calculated.
      - Understand defined benefit pension plans.

      Financial planning:
      - What can you expect from Social Security?
      - Tax-deferred and tax-free savings
      - Asset allocation and asset management
      - 403(b) match and severance payment options
      Presented by: EFS Advisors

      Download the workshop flyer for more information

      Register today!

      If you have questions, please send an email to Deb Skog or call her at: 651-292-4896.

      This workshop is presented by Education Minnesota ESI

      Paid for by ESI, not by dues. ESI is self-supporting; revenues provide benefits, service and consumer education for members.

Anoka-Hennepin Lobby Day

Wednesday, February 24

6:00 PM

Virtual Meeting

Fund our Futures: Virtual Lobby Day and Rally with Governor Walz

Thursday, February 25

4:00 PM

Virtual Meeting

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    • Contact:

      Register online or contact Brit Heideman by email

      Description:

      Register Online Here

      Agenda:

      • Join over 1,000 Minnesotans for a virtual rally with Governor Tim Walz, legislative leadership and representatives from community groups and labor unions. 
      • Receive a briefing on Education Minnesota’s efforts to win the revenue necessary to fully fund a racially just public school system. 
      • Join neighbors from your state legislative district for a small group meeting with your state representatives.

Local Leader Call

Thursday, February 25

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

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    • Contact: Email Lisa Enwright

      Description:
      Local Presidents or their designees are invited to join us on Thursdays from 4:30-5:15 for updates and Q &A sessions. Meetings are recorded for later listening. For login information or access to recordings, please contact lisa.enwright@edmn.org

Our 2021 Collective Bargaining and Organizing Conference was virtually on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021.

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This year's 27th annual charitable golf tournament to benefit the Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has been CANCELED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

Please plan to join us for next year's event on Aug. 9, 2021!

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Education Minnesota held our annual MEA conference virtually this October due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 MEA conference featured live sessions via webinar on Thursday, Oct. 15, and new relicensure courses for members to complete at their own pace online.

Complete relicensure courses at your own pace on Education Minnesota's online learning platform LearnUpon! 

Earn continuing education credit for attending MEA!

The Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference is a union-sponsored professional development event for educators, by educators. In addition to valuable trainings, a variety of exhibit booths enhance the member experience.

Conference dates for the next 10 years

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United Educators Credit Union July 20
United Educators Credit Union July 20

The 2021 National Education Association Representative Assembly will be virtual and held tentatively June 30 through July 3.

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Details on our annual business meeting. Read more in the members-only section.

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If you love the Minnesota State Fair as much as we do, you'll be thrilled to learn we're making our personalized calendars available virtually this year!

On May 22, fair officials announced the 2020 Minnesota State Fair has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to hosting our photo calendar booth in 2021 and in the years to come.

Visit us in the Education Building for your free photo calendar and a chance to speak with Minnesota educators.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Summer Seminar will be replaced by Summer Series -- online courses offered throughout the summer via our new online learning platform, LearnUpon.

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The Minnesota Teacher of the Year program, now in its 57th year, is the oldest and most prestigious recognition program in Minnesota to honor excellence in education.

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United Educators Credit Union
United Educators Credit Union