March 28, 2023 at 5:57 pm

Free teacher appreciation event at Mall of America

The Mall of America Community Foundation is recognizing teachers through a free teacher appreciation event at Nickelodeon Universe on Sunday, May 7. As much continues to be asked of our educators, finding ways to say “thank you” are important!

Below is the event flyer with additional information. Click here to register.

News & Legislative Updates

Teachers can request PAC refund by Halloween

Each year, Education Minnesota charges member teachers and education support professionals (ESPs) $25.00 for its political action committee (PAC). PAC money is spent on political parties, candidates, and other political funds.

According to the most recent filing with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, Education…

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Teacher opt-out window closes Saturday

Educators’ once-a-year-only opportunity to evaluate their relationship with the teachers’ union will end this Saturday, Sept. 30. If you are a Minnesota educator and have decided that union membership is no longer the best choice for you, go here to get started.

You can create your customized opt-out…

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PAC refund request due Oct. 31

If teachers and other educators would like to protect their constitutional right to not fund the union’s PAC, the process to get the forced $25 contribution refunded is not easy.

Each year, Education Minnesota charges member teachers and education support professionals (ESPs) $25.00 for its political action committee or “PAC.”…

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