I’m proud to say the work of thousands of Minnesota educators helped deliver our state’s 10 electoral votes for Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. That win wasn’t easy, and it didn’t happen by accident.
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.
The 2020 MEA conference was held virtually Oct. 15 with nearly 30 live sessions, and many online asynchronous classes available for educators.
With the addition of many of the MEA Conference sessions, Education Minnesota’s LearnUpon platform continues to expand its offerings. More than 500 members are accessing LearnUpon each week, accessing the free, high-quality professional development.
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;…
In 2018, Education Minnesota launched a program where educators talked with their colleagues about the importance of voting. This year, the program added in talking with friends, family, parents and community members.
The 2021 Minnesota legislative session promises to be a busy one as state lawmakers grapple with crafting a two-year state budget amid a global pandemic that threatens our health, safety and economic security.
This legislative session is poised to look like no other. While final details on exactly how the session will run are being worked out, Education Minnesota still wants as many members as possible engaged in the process.
The National Education Association Representative Assembly, the major decision-making body for the NEA, is currently planned to be held in person July 2-6 in Denver, CO.