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ICE raids, racism and bias, and more

Get tips re: how talk with -- and advocate for -- students of color, immigrant/refugee students and transgender students. Bullying resources and suicide prevention.

Make your voice heard on funding!

It's past time to fully fund our schools. Join colleagues at our latest round of public meetings on education to share stories with legislators and affect change. Register now!

2019-20 cohort applications now open!

As part of the MEA F.I.R.E. program, REAs are trained to serve members as allies and resources in developing an anti-racism growth mindset. Apply by Sept. 23.

Mark your calendar


Core training MRA I

September 21

Core training MRA I

Date: September 21, 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


Great Southwest United professional development

Date: September 25, 2019 04:30 PM

Contact: Alicia Entinger

Location: Marshall High School
400 Tiger Drive
Marshall, MN 56258

4:30 p.m. – Registration
5 p.m. – Dinner
5:45 p.m. – Welcome & Introductions, President Installation
6 p.m. – Guest Speaker
7-8 p.m.

  • Student Mental Health
  • How to Find Balance in Work and Life


Mid-Minnesota United Professional Development

Date: September 25, 2019 05:00 PM

Contact: Clara Waddell

Location: Timbers Event Center
1212 2nd Ave. NE
Staples, MN 56479

Description: 5 p.m. - Internal communications
6 p.m. - Dinner
This will be a meeting with all the local presidents for the MMU IO.
For more information please contact Clara Waddell.


Central Lakes United Fall Drive-In

Date: October 02, 2019 04:30 PM

Contact: Libby Erickson or Deb Zinda Hanson

Location: Willmar Sr. High School
2701 30th Street NE
Willmar, MN 56201

4:30-5 p.m. - Registration
5-5:40 - Dinner/Welcome
5:45-6:45 - Entertainment
6:45-8 p.m. - Negotiations Resources