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GSU Representative Convention

Thursday, March 30

6:00 PM

Windom High School
1400 W. 17th St., Windom

GSU Outstanding Member Awards

Thursday, March 30

6:00 PM

Windom High School
1400 W. 17th St., Windom

Degrees Not Debt presentation

Thursday, March 30

5:30 PM

St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West
11232 50the St., N.E., Albertville

ESP regional meeting

Thursday, March 30

5:00 PM

The Tuscan Center, Midtown Square Mall
3333 W. Division, #116, St. Cloud

GSU Spring Seminar

Thursday, March 30

4:30 PM

Windom High School
1400 W. 17th St., Windom

Financial and Retirement Planning workshop

Thursday, March 30

4:15 PM

St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West
11232 50the St., N.E., Albertville

Core training MRA I

Thursday, March 30

4:00 PM

Horizon Middle School
2410 14th St. S., Moorhead

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Rhonda Hopkins, 1-800-642-2350 or 507-288-5409

      Registration: Core training MRA I

      Description:
      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced. Learn more here.

GSU Board Meeting

Thursday, March 30

2:00 PM

Education Minnesota Windom office
560 Second Ave., Windom

Duluth Federatioin of Teachers lobby day

Thursday, March 30

11:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Centennial lobby day

Thursday, March 30

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Prior Lake Savage lobby day

Thursday, March 30

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Canon Valley UniServ lobby day

Thursday, March 30

8:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

CVU president and MRA meeting

Wednesday, March 29

5:30 PM

HyVee Market Cafe
1920 Grant St. N.W., Faribault

Teacher of the Year lobby day

Wednesday, March 29

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Southcentral MN UniServ lobby day

Wednesday, March 29

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Rochester lobby day

Tuesday, March 28

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

Core training CNP I

Tuesday, March 28

8:15 AM

Hampton Inn & Suites
1019 Paul Bunyan Drive S.E., Bemidji

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    • Contact: Andrea Gross, 218-751-5957

      Registration: Core training CNP I

      Description:
      This training will help you and your local negotiating team acquire the knowledge and skills to lead your local to settlement. There are two versions: one tailored to education support professionals and one tailored to teachers. Certified negotiators are an asset to every local as we seek to bargain in these challenging times.

      Each part of the Certified Negotiator Program is five hours. Participants should complete both parts.

      Host: Great Southwest United

Core training MRA I

Saturday, March 25

12:00 PM

Fridley High School library
6000 Premier Drive, Mankato

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    • Contact: Juliann Sturm, 612-529-9621

      Registration: Core training MRA I

      Description:
      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced. Learn more here.

Core training MRA III

Saturday, March 25

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota Southwest Metro office
7242 Metro Blvd., Edina

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    • Contact: Val Pedersen, 952-831-7799

      Registration: Core training MRA III

      Description:

      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      The MRA III session is five hours and provides in-depth training on grievance processing, representing members in disciplinary meetings and issue organizing.

      Participants must complete MRA parts I and II before enrolling in part III. MRA III uses participants’ knowledge and skills from Parts I and II, and focuses deeply on three topics: organizing, representing a member in a disciplinary meeting and grievance processing.

      This five-hour session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced. Learn more here.

      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session covers investigating an issue, informal problem-solving techniques and organizing as alternatives to more formal avenues such as grievances or legal proceedings. Learn more here.

      Host: Great Southwest United.

      Host: Southwest Metro

ESP regional meeting

Thursday, March 23

5:00 PM

Sawmill Inn
2301 Highway 169 S., Grand Rapids

Minnesota Association of Family and Early Educators lobby day

Thursday, March 23

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Forest Lake Education Association lobby day

Thursday, March 23

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

MVU presidents/building reps meeting

Wednesday, March 22

5:30 PM

City Center Hotel
101 E. Main St., Mankato

Hiawatha Valley Teachers United Governing Board meeting

Wednesday, March 22

4:30 PM

Education Minnesota Rochester office
2778 Commerce Drive N.W., Rochester

Great River Area Council lobby day

Wednesday, March 22

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

Richfield lobby day

Wednesday, March 22

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Osseo lobby day

Wednesday, March 22

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

Elk River lobby day

Wednesday, March 22

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Osseo lobby day

Tuesday, March 21

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Mid-Minnesota United lobby day

Tuesday, March 21

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Central Area Council lobby day

Tuesday, March 21

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

CVU Executive Board meeting

Monday, March 20

5:30 PM

HyVee Market Cafe
1920 Grant St. N.W., Faribault

GSU Local Presidents Meeting

Monday, March 20

5:30 PM

Pizza Ranch
1101 N. State St., Fairmont

Core training CNP I

Friday, March 17

7:15 PM

Hampton Inn & Suites
1019 Paul Bunyan Drive S.E., Bemidji

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Andrea Gross, 218-751-5957

      Registration: Core training CNP I

      Description:
      This training will help you and your local negotiating team acquire the knowledge and skills to lead your local to settlement. There are two versions: one tailored to education support professionals and one tailored to teachers. Certified negotiators are an asset to every local as we seek to bargain in these challenging times.

      Each part of the Certified Negotiator Program is five hours. Participants should complete both parts.

      Host: Great Southwest United

Education Minnesota Governing Board meeting

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

Minnesota Valley Uniserv lobby day

Friday, March 17

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

ESP regional meeting

Thursday, March 16

5:00 PM

Holiday Inn
2365 43rd St. N.W., Owatonna

Core training MRA I

Thursday, March 16

4:00 PM

Horizon Middle School
2410 14th St. S., Moorhead

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Rhonda Hopkins, 1-800-642-2350 or 507-288-5409

      Registration: Core training MRA I

      Description:
      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced. Learn more here.

Hiawatha Valley Teachers United lobby day

Wednesday, March 15

4:30 PM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Dakota County United Educators lobby day

Wednesday, March 15

9:30 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Rochester lobby day

Wednesday, March 15

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Nashwauk Keewatin lobby day

Wednesday, March 15

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Winona lobby day

Wednesday, March 15

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Minnesota Valley UniServ lobby day

Tuesday, March 14

10:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Central Lakes United lobby day

Tuesday, March 14

9:30 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul

GSU Local Presidents Meeting

Monday, March 13

5:30 PM

Pizza Ranch
1420 Boyer Drive, Marshall

Education Minnesota Central regional negotiations overnighter

Saturday, March 11

5:15 PM

Little Falls High School
1001 Fifth Ave. S.E., Little Falls

Degrees Not Debt presentation

Saturday, March 11

10:10 AM

Willow River High School
8142 Pine St., Willow River

Core training MRA II

Saturday, March 11

9:00 AM

Minneapolis Federation of Teachers
67 8th Ave. N.E., Minneapolis

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Jeremy Swensen, 612-529-9621

      Registration: Core training MRA II

      Description:
      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session covers investigating an issue, informal problem-solving techniques and organizing as alternatives to more formal avenues such as grievances or legal proceedings. Learn more here.

      Host: Minneapolis Federation of Teachers

LSSU Winter Drive-in

Saturday, March 11

8:30 AM

Willow River High School
8142 Pine St., Willow River

Education Minnesota Central regional negotiations overnighter

Friday, March 10

5:15 PM

Little Falls High School
1001 Fifth Ave. S.E., Little Falls

Southcentral MN UniServ Governance Meeting

Thursday, March 9

5:30 PM

Austin Holiday Inn
1701 Fourth St. N.W., Austin

ESP regional meeting

Thursday, March 9

5:00 PM

Speakeasy Restaurant
1100 North Shore Drive, Detroit Lakes

Mounds View lobby day

Thursday, March 9

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

MVU Negotiators meeting

Wednesday, March 8

5:30 PM

Kaiserhoff
221 N. Minnesota St., New Ulm

Central Area Council meeting

Wednesday, March 8

5:00 PM

Prairie Bay Grill and Catering
15115 Edgewood Drive, Baxter

ECFE and ABE lobby day

Wednesday, March 8

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Minnesota School Social Workers Association lobby day

Tuesday, March 7

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

CLU Board Meeting

Monday, March 6

5:30 PM

Willmar Conference Center
240 23rd St. S.E., Willmar

GSU Local Presidents Meeting

Monday, March 6

5:30 PM

Pizza Ranch
206 Third St., Jackson

St. Paul Federation of Teachers Lobby Day

Monday, March 6

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

CLU Super Relicensure Saturday

Saturday, March 4

9:00 AM

Willmar Sr. High School
2701 30th St N.E., Willmar

Core training MRA I

Saturday, March 4

9:00 AM

Willmar Sr. High School
2701 30th St N.E., Willmar

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Loreen Nowacki, 1550 Willmar Ave., S.E., Suite C., Willmar

      Registration: Core training MRA I

      Description:
      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced. Learn more here.

Core training MRA II

Saturday, March 4

9:00 AM

Willmar Sr. High School
2701 30th St N.E., Willmar

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Loreen Nowacki, 1550 Willmar Ave., S.E., Suite C., Willmar

      Registration: Core training MRA II

      Description:
      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session covers investigating an issue, informal problem-solving techniques and organizing as alternatives to more formal avenues such as grievances or legal proceedings. Learn more here.

Core training LCAT I & II

Thursday, March 2

8:00 PM

Education Minnesota Anoka Hennepin office
3200 Main St., Coon Rapids

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    • Contact: Janie Hemmelgarn,763-421-9110

      Registration: Core training LCAT I & II

      Description:
      Host: Anoka Hennepin

      The LCAT program helps locals with internal organizing and community engagement campaigns. The goal is to build positive, sustainable relationships among educators and those who live and work in their communities. Locals do this by creating teams that include local leadership, negotiators, members of settlement committees, and those with an interest in organizing in their schools and communities. Training sessions are offered to give teachers and ESPs foundational skills to help their local union build power and reach their goals.

      Participating local teams should consist of one member of the bargaining team, one member of the local’s leadership group and two additional members who will become part of the local’s Contract Action Team. The complete 10-hour training can be done on a Friday night and Saturday.

      The maximum number of participating local teams is six.

Core training MRA I

Thursday, March 2

5:30 PM

Melrose High School
546 Fifth Ave. N.E., Melrose

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Clara Waddell, 320-253-2530

      Registration: Core training MRA I

      Description:
      One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

      This five-hour session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced. Learn more here.

      Note: Members must attend both sessions to get credit!  (Feb. 28 & March 2)

ESP regional meeting

Thursday, March 2

5:00 PM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Core training LCAT I & II

Thursday, March 2

4:30 PM

Education Minnesota Anoka Hennepin office
3200 Main St., Coon Rapids

  • + More Details
    • Contact: Janie Hemmelgarn,763-421-9110

      Registration: Core training LCAT I & II

      Description:
      Host: Anoka Hennepin

      The LCAT program helps locals with internal organizing and community engagement campaigns. The goal is to build positive, sustainable relationships among educators and those who live and work in their communities. Locals do this by creating teams that include local leadership, negotiators, members of settlement committees, and those with an interest in organizing in their schools and communities. Training sessions are offered to give teachers and ESPs foundational skills to help their local union build power and reach their goals.

      Participating local teams should consist of one member of the bargaining team, one member of the local’s leadership group and two additional members who will become part of the local’s Contract Action Team. The complete 10-hour training can be done on a Friday night and Saturday.

      The maximum number of participating local teams is six.

Rochester lobby day

Thursday, March 2

9:00 AM

Education Minnesota St. Paul office
41 W. Sherburne, St. Paul

Great River Area Council meeting

Wednesday, March 1

6:00 PM

Old Chigago
4040 Second St. S., St. Cloud

Education Minnesota Central meeting

Wednesday, March 1

5:00 PM

The Finish Line Cafe
31924 125th St. N.W., Princeton

Education Minnesota Central meeting

Wednesday, March 1

5:00 PM

The Finish Line Cafe
31924 125th St. N.W., Princeton