Education Minnesota announced in early March that the union has endorsed Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan for reelection in 2022.
Minnesota’s school staffing shortage was already a problem before COVID-19, but now it’s at crisis levels.
The 2022 Minnesota legislative session continues, as lawmakers work on bills and policies, including spending the state’s $9.3 billion surplus.
Most local unions across Minnesota either recently settled or are still trying to settle their 2021-23 contract. Many are using their contract to make important changes in order to support their members and their schools. Four locals shared their stories with the Minnesota Educator.
Minneapolis and Saint Paul are the latest examples of locals who have two or more bargaining units in negotiations and whose licensed staff are putting education support professional issues at the forefront.
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and Education Support Professionals teacher and education support professional chapters went on strike March 8, the first educator strike in the city in 52 years.
Nearly one dozen courses from our 2021 MEA conference are now available on MEA Online!
The latest phase in Education Minnesota’s “Believe in ‘We’” paid media campaign is a series of new ads that began airing online and on statewide television.
Congratulations to the Education Minnesota members who have been honored for their work in the last year.