As educators, we value and promote educator quality and professional development. It’s up to us to help each other grow in our professions and prepare students for the future. Being a part of Education Minnesota means hundreds of frequent, diverse and valuable trainings for educators, by educators, across the state.
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Minnesota Educator Academy
Creating and supporting quality development opportunities for members stands at the core of your union’s work.
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Held each October for decades, the Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference is union-sponsored professional development for educators, by educators.
FIRE is the Minnesota Educator Academy’s Anti-Racism Program, and stands for Facing Inequities and Racism in Education.
Summer Leadership Seminar
Enhance your personal and professional skills at Education Minnesota’s new Summer Leadership Seminar — a three-day event held in late summer at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota.
Professional Development Program for Educators
The AFT Professional Development Program offers 45-hour graduate-level courses, three-hour modules, webinars, technology tools and more to appeal to all educators.
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- Participating Education Minnesota locals and intermediate organizations
Summer Educator Academy
The AFT Summer Educator Academy helps local unions build the capacity to deliver high-quality professional development services to all educators — teachers, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel.
For more information on either opportunity, contact us at 800-652-9073 and ask for the Education Issues Department.
NEA edCommunities is an open professional learning network created for educators. You can use this virtual space to exchange ideas and share resources with thousands of education professionals.
A micro-credential is a short, competency-based recognition. NEA offers over 175 micro-credentials that have been created by educators for educators.
Webinars & more
The NEA regularly hosts online workshops and webinars for teachers and ESP members. Past sessions are archived.