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April Events

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Education Minnesota Governing Board meeting

Friday, April 24

8:00 AM

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington

Representative Convention

Saturday, April 25

10:00 AM

Virtual meeting

Iron Range Service Unit District 5 Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 6

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

South Washington County Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 6

5:00 PM

Virtual meeting

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

Tuesday, April 6

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Hibbing 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 - Hibbing 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 - Hibbing 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.

Education Minnesota Central Lobby Day

Wednesday, April 7

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

Western South Lobby Day

Wednesday, April 7

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

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

Wednesday, April 7

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.

Local Leader Call

Thursday, April 8

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, April 8

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 - Duluth 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 - Duluth 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, April 8

6:00 PM

Mankato Teachers’ Association Members
Session will occur online on Zoom

North Suburban Service Unit Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 13

4:00 PM

Virtual meeting

St. Cloud Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 13

4:00 PM

Virtual meeting

Western South Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 13

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

ESP Leader (E/O Tuesday) Call

Tuesday, April 13

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.

Edina Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 13

4:45 PM

Virtual Meeting

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

Tuesday, April 13

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 - Rochester 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 - Rochester 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.

Richfield Lobby Day

Wednesday, April 14

4:00 PM

Virtual meeting

Central Lakes United Lobby Day

Wednesday, April 14

5:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

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

Wednesday, April 14

6:00 PM

For Members serviced out of the Education Minnesota - Brooklyn Park 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 - Brooklyn Park 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 - Brooklyn Park 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.

Western North Lobby Day

Thursday, April 15

1:00 PM

Virtual meeting

Issue Lobby Day: Education Budget - CANCELED, WILL BE RESCHEDULED

Thursday, April 15

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

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    • Contact: Ashley Behrens

      Description:
      CANCELED DUE TO LEGISLATIVE SCHEDULES. WILL BE RESCHEDULED.

      Please note that this Issue Lobby Day will be held virtually on a Thursday (not the normal Tuesday).

      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
      Education Budget

      Thursday, Apr. 15, 4:30 p.m.
      Contact: Ashley Behrens

Local Leader Call

Thursday, April 15

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

Farmington & Northfield Lobby Day

Thursday, April 15

5:30 PM

Virtual meeting

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

Thursday, April 15

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 - Willmar 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 - Willmar 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.

Lake Superior Service Unit Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 20

4:00 PM

Virtual Meeting

Great River Area Council IO Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 20

4:00 PM

Virtual Meeting

Forest Lake & St. Croix-Stillwater Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 20

4:00 PM

Virtual meeting

Mid-Minnesota United Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 20

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

ESP Leader (E/O Tuesday) Call

Tuesday, April 20

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

  • + More Details
    • 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.

Centennial Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 20

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

Anoka-Hennepin Lobby Day

Tuesday, April 20

4:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

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

Tuesday, April 20

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 - Anoka 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 - Anoka 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

Tuesday, April 20

6:00 PM

Mankato Teachers’ Association Members
Session will occur online on Zoom

West St. Paul Lobby Day

Wednesday, April 21

11:00 AM

Virtual meeting

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

Wednesday, April 21

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 - Detroit Lakes 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 - Detroit Lakes 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, April 22

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

  • + More Details
    • 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, April 22

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 - Woodbury 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 - Woodbury 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.

Representative Convention

Saturday, April 24

8:00 AM

Virtual meeting

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    • Contact: Email: Lisa Enright

      Description:

      The Representative Convention is our highest governing body, with more than 600 elected delegates meeting annually to set policy for the union. We typically mail information to local presidents as part of the Convention Call in late February each year.

      The 2021 RC will be held as a virtual meeting Saturday, April 24.

      Locals must submit delegate names to Education Minnesota no later than 5 p.m. Friday, April 23. Any local wishing to upgrade an alternate to a delegate must also do so no later than Friday, April 23.

      General information: Lisa Enwright, 800-652-9073 or 651-292-4821

ESP Leader (E/O Tuesday) Call

Tuesday, April 27

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.

Vang Lobby Day - AHEM, Brooklyn Center, OSSEO, Osseo ESP

Tuesday, April 27

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

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

Tuesday, April 27

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 
       Minneapolis Federation of Teachers & ESP Office.

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

      Register today!

      TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED
      For members serviced out of the 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.

Mounds View Lobby Day

Wednesday, April 28

4:00 PM

Virtual Meeting

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

Wednesday, April 28

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 - Apple Valley 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 - Apple Valley 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.

Education Minnesota Retiree Lobby Day

Thursday, April 29

3:30 PM

Virtual meeting

Local Leader Call

Thursday, April 29

4:30 PM

Virtual meeting

  • + More Details
    • 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, April 29

6:00 PM

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

  • + More Details
    • 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 
      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&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.

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 MEA Online!

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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The 2021 American Federation of Teachers TEACH conference, a biennial professional development event, will take place virtually July 6-10.

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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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The 2021 Minnesota State Fair is scheduled to go on as usual in August, although that may change as the global pandemic of COVID-19 unfolds. Education Minnesota plans to continue hosting its traditional booth until either the State Fair or state health authorities advise otherwise.

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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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