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Hone your leadership skills

The 2020 Emerging Leaders Program will take place June 16-18 at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph. Registration now open!

Celebrate diverse books, authors

The National Education Association’s annual celebration of reading is now year-long and also celebrates the diversity of our country’s students and authors.

Online AFT, NEA resources available

Right now, candidates for the 2020 elections are deciding which issues to run on. We're fighting to make sure public education is at the top of their agenda.

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South Suburban United Professional Development

Date: October 22, 2019 05:00 PM

Contact: Teresa Gregory

Location: Apple Valley field office
6950 146th St. W., Suite 112
Apple Valley, MN 55124


South Suburban United Professional Development
5 - 6:30 p.m. - Reading Seminar

Education Minnesota Apple Valley
6950 146th St W, Suite 112
Apple Valley, MN 55124


Core training MRA II

Date: October 26, 2019 09:00 AM

Contact: Cherie Weller, 507-288-5409


Mayo High School
Room 2-254/2-257 (Mohlke Center)
1420 11th Ave. SE
Rochester, MN 55904


Northland United Fall Drive-In

Date: October 30, 2019 04:45 PM

Contact: Andrea Johnson

Location: Hampton Inn & Suites Bemidji
1019 Paul Bunyan Drive South
Bemidji, MN 56601

4:45 p.m. – Registration & Dinner
5:10 p.m. – Welcome & Announcements
5:15 p.m. – Officer
6-7 p.m.

  • Staff Development: The Law, Your Contract & Your Committee
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Comprehensive Unionism: What Do You Value?
  • Top Ten Reasons for Discipline
6-8 p.m.
  • When Can I Afford to Retire? (for members with TRA pension)

7-8 p.m.

  • Student Mental Health
  • Managing Your Money So You Can Plan for the Future
  • Reading Seminar
  • Labor Management Collaboration

8 p.m. – Door Prizes


Minnesota Valley UniServ professional development

Date: October 30, 2019 04:45 PM

Contact: Donna Leff

Location: St. Peter High School
2121 W. Broadway
St. Peter, MN 56082

4:45-5:30 p.m. Registration/Welcome/Dinner
5:30-6:30 p.m. Officer & Entertainment
6:35-7:35 p.m. Sessions

- Blurred Lines: Addressing Boundaries
- Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practices
- Suicide Prevention

6:35-8:35 p.m. Sessions

- Cultural Competency
- Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies
- When Can I Afford to Retire? (for members with TRA pension)

7:35-8:35 p.m. True Colors