News & Updates

Proposals won't prevent cuts

Schools statewide could cut programs and staff under legislative funding proposals. Your legislators need to hear from you!

Union-sponsored training

The AFT Summer Educator Academy takes place in July; the Professional Development Program occurs year-round.

Statewide show of unity for bargaining

Has your local union pledged to hold a unity event the week of May 4? Find out how you can participate (log-in required).

Mark your calendar

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MN Council of Teachers of English spring conference

Date: April 30, 2015 07:30 AM

Location: St. Cloud Holiday Inn and Suites
75 37th Ave S., St Cloud

Description:

The conference fee is $100 per day or $190 for both days.  Full-time student rate is $50 per day. Hotel room costs will be $80.95 + taxes, which comes to $90.97 (per room, single or double).

Thursday: Chuck Samuelson of the Minnesota ACLU; Joel Kramer of MinnPost;  poet and teacher Lynette Reini-Grandell; poet, essayist and expert in creativity Fred Amram.

Friday: Critical literacy expert Cynthia Lewis from the University of Minnesota and more from Lynette Reini-Grandell and Fred Amram.

Learn more here.

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Financial and Retirement Planning Essentials workshop

Date: April 30, 2015 04:15 PM

Contact: Deb Skog, deborah.skog@edmn.org, 651-642-4624

More information: Learn about this workshop

Location: Dakota County Technical College
1300 E. 145th St., Rosemount

Description:

Start your retirement planning by attending the Financial and Retirement Planning Essentials workshop offered through ESI. Space is limited, so register now!

4:15-4:45 p.m.: Registration and exhibits
4:45 -7:15 p.m.: Workshop, dinner and prizes

Topics covered are pensions, planning and protection. Contact Deb Skog, 651-292-4856, for more information.

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Financial and Retirement Planning Essentials workshop

Date: May 02, 2015 09:30 AM

Contact: Deb Skog, deborah.skog@edmn.org, 651-642-4624

More information: Learn about this workshop

Location: Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Campus
900 Highway 34 E., Detroit Lakes

Description:

Start your retirement planning by attending the Financial and Retirement Planning Essentials workshop offered through ESI. Space is limited, so register now!

9:30-10 a.m.: Registration, rolls, juice and coffee
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Workshop, boxed lunch and prizes

Topics covered are pensions, planning and protection. Contact Deb Skog, 651-292-4856, for more information.

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Education Minnesota Teacher of the Year banquet

Date: May 03, 2015 01:00 PM

Contact: Kieren Steinhoff, 651-292-4865

Location: Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive, Bloomington

Description: Learn about our Teacher of the Year program. For more information, contact Kieren Steinhoff.