Cheryl Youakim is a paraprofessional in St. Louis Park and member of Education Minnesota-Support Personnel Assisting and Reaching Kids (SPARK) local union.
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…
As Megan Bartel starts the second half of her year of student teaching, she can’t help but look forward to her future career in the classroom.
Michelle Dennard’s life has been driven by her desire to continue to learn. She started work as an education support professional in a special education program to learn more after her niece was diagnosed with autism.
President Denise Specht and Secretary-Treasurer Rodney Rowe took office for a third three-year term July 1. They are joined on the leadership team by new Vice President Bernie Burnham.
In 2015, N.H. was a freshman at Coon Rapids High School and on the school’s swim team. His normal start to a school year was not a foregone conclusion, though; N.H. is transgender and his mother had worked with the school district to make sure that her son would be safe at school. And he…