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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.

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National Science Teachers Association Conference

Date: October 27, 2016 07:00 AM

Contact: Conference website

Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 South Second Ave., Minneapolis

Description:

To help you make the most of the professional development opportunities available at the Minneapolis conference, the Conference Committee has planned the conference around three strands that explore topics of current significance, enabling you to focus on a specific area of interest or need.

  • Teaching Science in a Connected World
  • STEMify Instruction Through Collaboration Across the Curriculum
  • Celebrating Elementary Science and Literacy Connections F
For more information, visit the conference website.