JAN - Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN is one of several services provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP).

MASBO - Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
MASBO is committed to advancing the knowledge and abilities of school business professionals and providing a voice and forum for the profession.

MN SHRM - Minnesota State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management
MN SHRM is your go-to resource for "all things HR" in Minnesota!

MSBA - Minnesota School Boards Association
The Minnesota School Boards Association, a leading advocate for public education, supports, promotes and strengthens the work of public school boards.

NAEN - North American Association of Educational Negotiators
NAEN is the chartering organization of the Minnesota State Negotiators' group.

PELSB - Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board is a school district led organization focused on understanding and addressing the impact of absences, and supporting present and engaged educators. Their belief is that engaged teachers inspire engagement in their students and, therefore, a fundamental responsibility of independent school districts is the care, consideration, and support of educators and building administrators.

The Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota
The Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota unites individuals, organizations and communities concerned about the lack of racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity in the teaching force in urban, suburban and rural schools. We believe in our experience and compelling research that proves racially and ethnically diverse teachers are important to the success and learning of ALL students, especially students of color and American Indian students.

TCHRA - Twin Cities Human Resource Association
The Twin Cities Human Resource Association (TCHRA) is one of the largest affiliate chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world's largest human resource management organization.

User Groups

Minnesota Frontline User Group
The Minnesota Frontline Education User Group is a user-led community of district staff in Minnesota with the goal of meeting, learning, and sharing a voice to create better solutions with Frontline Education's products.

Minnesota Skyward Users
The Skyward Users group's purpose is to provide a forum for end users to engage in meaningful dialogue about the functionality of the system and to stay abreast of changes to the Skyward system that impact end users. 

Minnesota Self-Funded User Group
The Self-Funded User Group’s goal is peer-to-peer learning through sharing experiences in order to continuously increase knowledge, expertise and confidence in employee healthcare plan decision processes and management with emphasis on transparency and understanding the “self-funding” plan option.

West Metro HR Group

The West Metro HR Group is composed of HR staff from districts in the western part of the Metro area.  The group periodically meets in-person and also maintains an email list with current topics of interest.


PELSB - Educator License Lookup
Search for licensed educator by name or file folder number

Professional Development

Minnesota Attorney General Office's CLEs

The Office of the Attorney General maintains a set of upcoming legal presentations that are usually free to access.  Recordings of past presentations remain available as well.  Titles include: "Bias and Hate Crimes: Efforts to Prevent and Respond to Injustice", "Ethics for the Public Lawyer", and "Race on the Brain: Addressing Implicit Bias and Racism in Legal Contexts"

Contact us

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Saint Paul MN 55104

(651) 343-2608

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