Unity campaign needed now more than ever, says leaders
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Unity campaign needed now more than ever, says leaders

Education Minnesota’s Unity Campaign focuses on electing pro-public education candidates and pushing them for the funding our schools and students. But the organizing happening in locals through the worksite unity leaders means much more, given the pandemic and racial justice movement. Learn how to join the campaign at edmnvotes.org.

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Opportunities: Professional development and grant opportunities

Professional development All for Equity virtual national conference The National Network of State Teachers of the Year and the National Education Association are partnering on a virtual conference for educators, discussing best practices for advancing equity in schools and communities. The conference will take place Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration ends…

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Opportunities: Teacher of the Year nominations open

Teacher of the Year nominations open Nominations are now open for the 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award, and remain open through Nov. 15. Nominations can be submitted online by accessing a simple nomination form on www.educationminnesota.org. Eligible nominees must meet these criteria: Teach in a public or nonpublic Pre-K through 12th-grade school or…

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Opportunities: 2021-22 Education Minnesota Foundation grant deadlines

The Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has multiple grants with a deadline approaching. For details about the grants and how to apply, go to www.edmnfoundation.org. There’s a grant waiting for you! Professional Development Grants for teachers, ESPs and higher education faculty Awarded twice a year, ESPs and teachers may request up…

Opportunities: Professional development and grant opportunities
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Opportunities: Professional development and grant opportunities

Professional development All for Equity virtual national conference The National Network of State Teachers of the Year and the National Education Association are partnering on a virtual conference for educators, discussing best practices for advancing equity in schools and communities. The conference will take place Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration ends…

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Opportunities: Hispanic Heritage Month resources

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15 and the League of Latinx Educators is celebrating and sharing out resources for educators. This month offers an opportunity for educators to share the diverse Latinx cultures with students. “The cultural heritage from Latin American is rich and diverse. There are 21 Spanish-speaking countries in the world, with…

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Union solidarity: Delegate selection for 2022 NEA RA

Delegate selection for 2022 NEA RA The National Education Association Representative Assembly, the major decision-making body for the NEA, is scheduled to be held July 2-6, 2022 in Dallas, Texas. All active Education Minnesota members are eligible to run to be a state-credentialed delegate for the NEA RA. The filing period opens on Nov. 1…

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Union solidarity: Filing open for Education Minnesota officer, governing board, NEA director positions

Candidate filings for Education Minnesota officer and National Education Association director positions are now open. Candidate filings for Education Minnesota’s Governing Board election district positions will open Nov. 1. The current three-year terms for president, vice president and secretary-treasurer will expire June 30, 2022. Candidates for these offices will file by submitting a filing form…

Member highlights: Bagley teacher puts apps to the test during online learning
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Member highlights: Bagley teacher puts apps to the test during online learning

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed school buildings in 2020, Amanda Everhart of Bagley was just like any other educator, trying to change the entire way she taught her lessons. For Everhart, it also provided an opportunity to see if any of the online apps she was now going to be using could help improve her…

Minnesota Educator Academy: Education Minnesota’s 2021 MEA conference will be hybrid this year!
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Minnesota Educator Academy: Education Minnesota’s 2021 MEA conference will be hybrid this year!

Education Minnesota’s 2021 MEA conference will be hybrid this year! Attend in-person Oct. 21 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre to check out our lineup of 65 workshops and dozens of educational exhibits. Or you can log on from home to watch the general session and a dozen select sessions virtually. New relicensure courses will also…