Education Minnesota’s Unity Campaign focuses on electing pro-public education candidates and pushing them for the funding our schools and students. But the organizing happening in locals through the worksite unity leaders means much more, given the pandemic and racial justice movement. Learn how to join the campaign at edmnvotes.org.
Nominations open Oct. 1 for the 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award, and remain open through Nov. 15.
Applications for Education Minnesota’s part-time field staff program are now open. The program serves as a step for members to increase their union activism by taking on a part-time Education Minnesota staff role.
The National Education Association Representative Assembly, the major decision-making body for the NEA, is currently planned to be held in person next July 2-6 in Denver, CO.
The Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has multiple grants with a deadline approaching. For details about the grants and how to apply, go to www.edmnfoundation.org. There’s a grant waiting for you!
Education Minnesota members vote at very high rates, and even during a pandemic, that will remain true. And thankfully, Minnesotans have many options that make voting accessible and safe.
The 2020 Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference will be held virtually this October due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, recognizes the contributions and influence of Latinx Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States.
Qorsho Hassan knows what it’s like to feel invisible at school, and because of that, she has spent the last eight years making sure no student feels the same way.