Dennard brings passion to student, union work
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.
Virtual MEA conference offers PD in a new way
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.
Transgender rights in schools supported by court decision
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;…
Educators step up to make sure everyone votes
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.
Edmnvotes in action
More than 110 get-out-the vote events were held by local union Worksite Unity Leaders in the week leading up to Election Day!
Legislative session preview
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.
How to stay informed, get involved this legislative session
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.
Delegate selection for 2021 NEA RA
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.
Member honor roll
The member honor roll highlights Education Members and the awards they received this year.
Professional development opportunities available to members.
Three seats open on TRA Board
The Teachers Retirement Association Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to fill three active-member seats on the board.
Degrees not debt update
Education Minnesota’s partnership with the loan forgiveness program Summer continues. As a member, you have free access to the service.