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Free, quality online PD from your union

More than a dozen PD and relicensure courses are now available on our new online learning platform, and staff are adding more on a regular basis. Check it out!

Get your career off to a great start

Learn how to form positive relationships with colleagues, students and parents. Get tips on taking care of yourself during the school year. And much more!

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ESI seminar: When can I afford to retire?

Date: December 03, 2020 06:00 PM


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

Location: Session will occur online on Zoom


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!


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.


Collective Bargaining and Organizing Conference

Date: January 30, 2021 12:00 AM

Contact: Maureen Fourre

Location: Virtual sessions

Description: Negotiators, organizers, Unity Team members and other local leaders will come together online and continue to learn critical organizing skills, build powerful local plans to unify members around bargaining for the common good, demand what our students and educators need from the legislature and prepare to bargain for those resources in our locals as part of our Unity 2021 work!

More details, including registration, to come.