The School and Child Care Worker Relief Fund recently distributed financial assistance to 90 employees from partner groups, including education support professionals who are Education Minnesota members.
The COVID-19 crisis has disproportionately impacted Black and brown workers and families.
With distance learning taking place across Minnesota, Education Minnesota wanted to take the opportunity to highlight student art and the educators who support them in their work.
When Becky McCammon went to college, there wasn’t a major for doing what is right by people, so she majored in English and teaching instead.
Education Minnesota is working on moving professional development offerings online.
As of press time, the Minnesota State Fair is scheduled to go on as usual, although that may change as the COVID-19 response continues.
From providing child care to children of essential workers to supporting students, education support professionals have been a key piece to the success of distance learning.
The Saint Paul Federation of Educators strike March 10-12 was the first strike in Education Minnesota history that included education support professionals and nonlicensed staff.
Everyone who works in public education deserves the same things. Respect for their contribution to the care and education of our students.
Education Minnesota’s 2019-20 ESP of the Year, Yasmin Muridi