Now more than ever, educators need to have their voices heard so that our priorities of strong public schools and support for students remain priorities for our legislators. Educators are the most effective advocates for public schools.
Everyone who works in public education deserves the same things. Respect for their contribution to the care and education of our students.
Cheryl Youakim is a paraprofessional in St. Louis Park and member of Education Minnesota-Support Personnel Assisting and Reaching Kids (SPARK) local union.
The 2020 Minnesota legislative session begins Feb. 11, and while it’s not a budgeting year, there will be plenty of policy bills and some funding debates.
This December, 11 Education Minnesota members became the state’s newest National Board Certified Teachers.
Education Minnesota’s Racial Equity Advocate program is now in its third year of training members to serve as an ally and resource in developing an anti-racism growth mindset in local unions and school districts
Minnesota’s major political parties—Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican—will hold precinct caucuses at 7 p.m. Feb. 25
Dave Kerkvliet has been teaching band for 24 years, but has been a musician and fan of rock bands for his entire life. Recently he was able to connect those two passions in a very big way.
While the St. Francis School District’s mentorship program has gone through a few changes, the core focus has remained—creating a real connection with new employees and offering leadership opportunities to established educators.
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith visited Richfield High School in early January to meet with educators and students.