2016-17

July 2017
Governor signs education bill; Advocates push for more play; Major changes to teacher licensure; Roseville teacher brings connections to work; State Fair booth signup; Improving school safety; Friday's MEA now members only; Opportunities.

June 2017
Teacher of the Year named; Legislature goes into overtime; Corey Bulman shares his philosophies; Newly elected president of Education Minnesota Retired share her hopes for the organization; Rally for Public
Education; Tom Rademacher share his thoughts and tips on writing about education; opportunities.

May 2017
RC overview; Education bills move forward; Nominations open for ESP of the Year; Celebrate Labor History Month; Teacher of the Year finalists named; TRA election results; Summer Seminar registration; opportunities.

April 2017
Full-service community schools in Deer River and Rochester; New "Believe in We" ad capaign launches; Frequently asked questions about pensions; Become an AFT Teach Conference delegate; Recruitment and retention of educators of color; Present at Summer Seminar; opportunities.

March 2017
New EPIC report on student discipline; Teacher shortage worsens; Minnesota Teacher of the Year semifinalists; Phishing scams awareness; First-ever Race Equity EdCamp; Staff development statute training; Resources for helping immigrant students; opportunities.

February 2017
2017 Collective Bargaining and Organizing Conference; Members testify on bills as session begins; National Day of Action; First round of foundation awards; Human Rights Award nominations open; ESP regional meetings; opportunities.

January 2017
2017 Legislature preview; Educators helping shape Minnesota's ESSA plan; MEA F.I.R.E. program launches trainings; Locals find success in school board election process; 2017 Emerging Leaders registration opens; opportunities.

December 2016
2016 ESP of the Year; Educators look to bridge divide after election; Focus shifts after due process lawsuit dismissed; Pequot art teacher builds community; National board certification overview; Lesson plan jam & other new PD programs; opportunities.

November 2016
MEA focuses on boosting profession, teacher voice; Program offers student loan forgiveness options that work; What is the biggest hurdle in teacher recruitment and retention; Bullying resources; Social Justice Fair overview; EdMN election filing forms; opportunities.

October 2016
Four educators named Presidential Award winners, Locals raise $17,000 during school supply drive, Minneapolis ESPs focus efforts, see big increase in membership, MEA Conference preview, Education Minnesota endorsed candidates, opportunities.

September 2016
School supplies for students in need, Summer Seminar training, Human Rights Award winner honored, ESSA implementation takes shape in Minnesota, Coalition focuses on recruitment and retention of teachers, Opportunities