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Education Minnesota endorses candidates

Education Minnesota has endorsed Mary Supple and Will Bauman for the active teacher seats up for election now on the Teachers Retirement Association Board of Trustees.

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Core training MRA II: Morton

Date: February 24, 2017 05:00 PM

Contact: Alicia Loosbrock, 800-862-1176

Location: Jackpot Junction
39375 County Hwy. 24, Morton

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: Great Southwest United.

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Core training MRA II: Hibbing

Date: February 24, 2017 06:00 PM

Contact: Sarah Hron, 218-262-1680

Location: Hibbing Park Hotel
Highway 169 and Howard Street, Hibbing

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: Iron Range Service Unit

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Core training MRA I

February 25

Core training MRA I

Date: February 25, 2017 09:00 AM

Contact: Jeremy Swensen, 612-529-9621

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

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.

Host: Minneapolis Federation of Teachers

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Core training MRA II: Morton

Date: February 25, 2017 05:00 PM

Contact: Alicia Loosbrock, 800-862-1176

Location: Jackpot Junction
39375 County Hwy. 24, Morton

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: Great Southwest United.