News & Updates

Focus is on early care, COVID disruption

New reports from our Educator Policy and Innovation Center call for universal child care and early childhood education and measures to mitigate disrupted learning.

Free, quality online PD from your union

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

Advocate for equity, other ed issues

This year, we're offering several issue-based lobby days, in addition to local lobby days, which are open to all active members. The next is Feb. 9 on education equity!

Mark your calendar


Anoka-Hennepin Lobby Day

Date: February 24, 2021 06:00 PM

Contact: Janie Hemmelgarn

Location: Virtual Meeting

Description: Anoka-Hennepin Lobby Day
Thursday, February 24, 6:00 p.m.
Contact: Janie Hemmelgarn


Representative Convention

Date: April 24, 2021 08:00 AM

Contact: Email: Lisa Enright

Location: Virtual meeting


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