Perform Pesky Mail Merges

Been stuck on how to perform a mail merge in Microsoft Word because you haven’t done one in a while? Check out this 6-minute tutorial from Jessica Mlady, NAEOP member from Lincoln, NE.

Zing into Spring with MAEOP Newsletter

Longer days. Fresh air. Clearing your mind. Spring is on its way. Hear what MAEOP members have to say in the Spring issue of MAEOP Musings, MAEOP’s members-only newsletter. Read it here.

Board Minutes Available

Minutes of the January 15, 2020 Board Meeting are now available. Read more.

MAEOP Launches Membership Drive

MAEOP consists of members who strive to perform their jobs in a highly professional manner. Members are individuals who are employed in an educational office setting in clerical, secretarial, managerial or business positions in public or private school systems, vocational/technical colleges, universities, or other organizations associated with education in the State of Minnesota.  


SKILLS:  The educational office professional strives to improve job performance in order to provide more efficient service to the school and community.

INTEGRITY:  The educational office professional is courteous, honest, trustworthy and loyal to the school systems and the administration.

SERVICE:  The educational office professional performs duties with efficiency and accuracy at all times, ever mindful of the importance of good public relations.  The educational office is to be a congenial and welcome place for parents, students and staff.

Members are encouraged to share the membership brochure with colleagues and encourage them to join MAEOP.

Questions? Contact Kathy Zavoral, MAEOP VP-Membership @ [email protected].

MSBA Releases Restricted Meeting Dates

MSBA has released a listing of holidays and election dates for 2020-21 for which public meetings are restricted.

It also cites Minnesota statutes that reference teacher contract time for these dates.

View dates.

Darla Scales Application Available

MAEOP announced today that applications for the Darla Scales Memorial Scholarship are now available. Learn more.

All Minnesota resident business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue an office related career, preferably in the education field, are eligible to apply for the $500 scholarship. The scholarship award criteria are based on academic standing, financial need, and initiative. Applications are due March 31, 2020.


Direct applications, contributions, questions, and requests for information to: MAEOP Scholarship Chair Carol Skyhawk, Stewartville Public Schools, District Office, 301 2nd Street SW, Stewartville, MN 55976

Phone: 507-533-1440

E-mail:[email protected]

Thoughts to Warm Your Winter

The Winter issue of MAEOP Messenger, MAEOP’s members-only newsletter, is now available. Read it here.

New President, Board Installed

The Minnesota Association of Educational Office Professionals installed a new president, president-elect, and board of directors for 2020.

Lila Rehnelt, District Services Coordinator at Hayfield Community Schools, was installed for a 1-year term as Board President. Lila is a native of Osage, IA. She succeeds Lori Schuman who now serves as Immediate Past President.

Redwood Falls native Diane Vosen was installed as President-Elect. She is Administrative Coordinator with Minnesota Rural Education Association.

The installation was held during the annual conference Oct. 10-11 at Arrowwood Resort near Alexandria.

View full Board list.

Registrations Due for 2019 State Conference

Registrations are due soon for the 2019 MAEOP State Conference October 9-11 in Alexandria. Make plans today to be inspired by other educational professionals around the state.

Register online here. Payment may be made via check or credit card.

View the 2019 conference brochure.

Lodging reservations are due as soon as possible. Call Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center at (320) 762.1124 and ask for the MAEOP group rate.

Membership Form Now Available

The MAEOP application for the 2019-2020 membership year is now available. Membership runs from November 1 – October 31.

View application.