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August Events

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GSU Board Meeting

Thursday, August 11

10:00 AM

Jackpot Junction
39375 County Hwy. 24, Morton

GSU back to school meeting

Thursday, August 11

1:00 PM

Jackpot Junction
39375 County Hwy. 24, Morton

Core training Peer Review

Monday, August 15

1:00 PM

New London-Spicer High School
101 Fourth Ave. S.W., New London

Central Lakes United presidents and treasurers meeting

Thursday, August 18

12:00 PM

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

Central Lakes United Governing Board meeting

Monday, August 22

5:30 PM

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

The Education Minnesota Collective Bargaining and Organizing Conference takes place Jan. 20-21, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington-Minneapolis South in Bloomington.


All locals can send at least one delegate to the Minnesota AFL-CIO 53rd Constitutional Convention Sept. 25-27 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.


The Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference is union-sponsored professional development for educators, by educators. The 2016 conference takes place at Saint Paul RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul Oct. 20-21.

Learn more about our keynote speaker, journalist and author Dana Goldstein. Full lineup of featured speakers coming soon!

Our conference offers the largest selection of workshops ever, on the hottest topics in education. Nearly all provide credits toward relicensure.

Our conference offers the largest selection of workshops ever, on the hottest topics in education. Nearly all provide credits toward relicensure.

If you want to reach Minnesota educators, the Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) is the place to do it. The MEA Exhibit Hall features more than 100 organizations, nonprofits, fundraisers, colleges and universities that help educators in their professional and personal life. There's also an educator job fair for those seeking employment.

Are you a student teacher or an educator looking for a job? Education Minnesota is hosting an education job fair at this year's MEA conference!

Details on attending, CEUs, parking and more.

Details on downtown parking options

Need an interpreter? Curious about accessibility at RiverCentre? Here are details.

Conference dates for the next 10 years


This year's National Education Association Representative Assembly took place July 2-7, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

The 2016 American Federation of Teachers Convention was July 18-21 in Minneapolis.


Details on our annual business meeting. Read more in the members-only section.


Visit us in the Education Building for your free photo calendar and a chance to speak with Minnesota educators!

United Educators Credit Union
United Educators Credit Union

Build the skills you need to lead in your local, community and profession at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn. This year's Summer Seminar is Aug. 1-3.

Questions? Contact Sam Jasenosky, 800-652-9073 or 651-292-4869.

Register online and secure your room.

Each attendee will receive a class schedule at check-in. The schedule will include specific class selections with class times and locations as well as optional evening activities.

Make sure you see the latest Summer Seminar updates -- add our app to your smartphone or tablet.

Summer Seminar couse desriptions by alphabetical order.

Summer Seminar courses by category.

Got a question? Find the answer here!


The Minnesota Teacher of the Year program, now in its 52nd year, is the oldest and most prestigious recognition program in Minnesota to honor excellence in education. The 2016 honoree is Minneapolis language arts teacher Abdul Wright.


Find out more about this statewide unity event every spring and fall!