About

MSEA is a union of 6,000+ classified school employees from over 60 school districts in Minnesota. MSEA members are secretaries, paraprofessionals, food service employees, technicians, custodians, interpreters and bus drivers.

Minnesota School Employees Association


MSEA provides services and resources for classified employee groups in negotiating contracts, processing grievances and arbitrations, leadership training and legislative lobbying and monitoring. MSEA is a democracy. Each year, representatives from all of MSEA’s bargaining units are invited to attend MSEA’s Delegate Assembly, where all MSEA governing policies are passed. MSEA’s Board of Directors are members elected by members at the Assembly and meet monthly to carry out the policies of the Delegates The members truly direct the union. 95% of our budget is spent providing negotiation and representation services to members. MSEA represents only classified public school employees, allowing us to devote our full attention to all aspects affecting part-time and full-time public school employees. After more than 30 years, our history is our future.