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This year's lineup one of the best ever

Learn more about our keynote speaker, journalist and author Dana Goldstein, and other highly-touted experts who will be featured Oct. 20-21 in St. Paul!

Register online or buy raffle tickets

The school supplies purchased from this fundraiser are distributed to students in the east metro area and the Cass Lake, Red Lake and White Earth Indian reservations.

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The 2016 Minnesota State Fair kicks off Aug. 25, and we'll be back with our popular photo calendars at our booth in the Education Building. Sign up today!

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History Fest Conference

Date: August 09, 2016 08:30 AM

Contact: Jessica Ellison

More information: See website for more details.

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Location: Minnesota History Center
345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul

Description:

The keynote speaker is Bruce Lesh, author of "Why Won't You Just Tell Us the Answer?" Teaching Historical Thinking in Grades 7-12. Mr. Lesh is a teacher and department chair at Franklin High School in Reierstown, Maryland. 

Participants will have a choice of several educator-led sessions, focusing on state, national and world history, as well as assessments, primary sources, and more. Jump in on tours of Minnesota Historical Society collections and connect with your history peers from around the state.

This workshop has sessions for elementary, middle and high school levels. Parking, light breakfast, lunch and CEUs included.
 

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Core training MRA I

October 15

Core training MRA I

Date: October 15, 2016 08:30 AM

Contact: Nancy Benson

Location: City Center Hotel
101 E. Main St., Mankato

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 session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced (five hours).

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Minnesota Educator Academy

Date: October 20, 2016 08:00 AM

Contact: Megan McKeen

More information: 2015 MEA details">

Location: St. Paul River Centre
175 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul

Description: The Minnesota Educator Academy is Minnesota's largest professional development opportunity for educators. It is held at the Saint Paul River Centre in downtown St. Paul. It includes a full day of activities on Thursday, Oct. 20, and a half-day program on Friday, Oct. 21.

Email Megan Mckeen for more information.

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Minnesota Educator Academy

Date: October 21, 2016 08:00 AM

Contact: Megan McKeen

More information: 2016 MEA details">

Location: St. Paul River Centre
175 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul

Description: The Minnesota Educator Academy largest professional development opportunity for educators. It is held at the Saint Paul River Centre in downtown St. Paul. It includes a full day of activities on Thursday, Oct. 20, and a half-day program on Friday, Oct. 21.

Email Megan Mckeen for more information.