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How to talk with -- and advocate for -- students of color, immigrant/refugee students and transgender students. Bullying resources.

Learn more about our Roadmap to Resolution conflict resolution program.

If you are a new educator – or work alongside someone who is – check out these resources from Education Minnesota to help you get your career off to a great start.

Find out more about our Minnesota Educator Academy -- your union-led source for professional development!

The Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference is union-sponsored professional development for educators, by educators.

Learn more about the Minnesota Educator Academy's Anti-Racism Program.

This annual conference at the College of St. Benedict provides personal and professional development for our members.

The edCommunities web-based learning network makes it easy to accomplish multiple professional goals in one online space.

Host a Race Equity EdCamp in your area!

Take advantage of this union-sponsored, research-based professional development! 

Your union is working to get education support professionals the respect they deserve, improve pay and benefits, and elevate ESP voices in decisions on staffing levels and working conditions.

Congratulations to paraprofessional Melissa Terpstra, who was named 2018 ESP of the Year!

Nominations for the 2019 Education Support Professional of the Year closed on Oct. 1.

You can apply for a grant through the Education Minnesota foundation twice a year up for to $1,000 to acquire new skills and share your new learnings with your colleagues.

Presidents who speak on behalf of education support professionals at the state level. Also, representing ESPs on Education Minnesota's Governing Board are:

Learn about this voluntary credential for paraprofessionals.

The foundation offers grants and scholarship programs for classroom teachers, post-secondary faculty, education support professionals and nonprofit organizations that share our goals. See the list of programs for details.

Have fun and support projects that promote teaching and learning!

Seven basic steps of grant writing, which can be used in any grant application process.

External sources of funding.

FAQs and other information about concurrent enrollment in Minnesota.

Read the plan Education Minnesota helped draft to address new concurrent enrollment requirements over the next five years.

Contract language/MOUs regarding concurrent enrollment in Minnesota school districts.

How to start a conversation about concurrent enrollment in your district.

Learn more about Minnesota's new tiered licensure system.

Links to the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board and sources of continuing education credit.

Learn more about this voluntary credential for paraprofessionals.

Everything you need to become a National Board Certified Teacher!

Location and dates of National Board Certified Teacher candidate support sessions.

The Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will grant at least 10 scholarships up to $500 per component (up to $1,000 per application) toward the application process for National Board Certification once per year.

Learn about the initiative that changes the way teachers are compensated for their work.

How to write an ATPPS application, local implementation steps, common stumbling blocks, the Minnesota Department of Education approval process and more.

Resources for understanding Minnesota's law and planning local TDE efforts

Answers to some of teachers' most common questions about TDE.

Information for teams implementing teacher development and evaluation plans.

Tools for planning and monitoring implementation

The Minnesota Department of Education has issued guidance specifically for evaluating special education teachers.

Information for understanding teacher development and evaluation best practices

Information about Minnesota's principal evaluation law.

Information on openings at our headquarters and field offices

Check this list of websites with openings in Minnesota and the United States, plus other job search resources.