Education Minnesota President Tom Dooher, a Golden Valley teacher, will not return for a third term following his defeat Saturday at the union's convention.
Union members chose Denise Specht over Dooher to lead the 70,000-member organization, Education Minnesota announced. She’ll take over from Dooher July 1.
Dooher is on leave as a physical education teacher at Sandburg Middle School in Golden Valley, according to MinnPost.
According to Robbinsdale Area Schools spokesperson Tia Classen, Dooher is guarenteed a position in the district should he choose to return, but stated she did not know yet if Dooher was planning to do so.