Upcoming Classes & Events

Apr 18

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

May 16

School Nurses Network 2023-2024

A network for those who work to ensure the health and wellness of students in their school and district. Network meetings provide an opportunity for School Nurses to connect and build relationships with other school nurses from around the region. Share ideas, stay up to date on issues facing schools, and develop professionally through CEU opportunities.

Apr 18

9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

May 16

School Resource Officer Network

The School Resource Officer Network is a space for SRO’s and SRO Supervisors to collaborate and develop professionally with colleagues across the central MN region. Topics may include but are not limited to: mental health, trauma, autism, self-care + peer support, partnerships with Central MN Child Advocacy Center, and critical incident response. A MN POST credit will be offered on multiple dates.

Apr 23

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

May 21

Jun 18

Structured Literacy for Administrators

Target Audience: Principals, Superintendents, Curriculum Coordinators, Literacy Specialists, others who are leading literacy efforts within schools

Apr 24

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Title I Network 23 - 24

The Title I network is designed to communicate federal and state legislation, policies and procedures related to Title I, and strategies/curriculum for intervention services.

Apr 24

4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Students of Excellence 2024

This event is an excellent opportunity to recognize the top performing seniors from all districts in our region.The event will Wednesday, April 24, 2024 with registration at 4:30 p.m. and a brief reception followed by the banquet and recognition ceremony. The event will be at the River's Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud.

Apr 25

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

May 23

Technology Coordinators Network 23-24

The Technology Coordinators network meets five times per school year to discuss and collaborate on current issues in the area of technology use within schools.

Apr 25

8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Homerun Leadership

We are excited to offer a learning opportunity with Dr. Dave Webb, on April 25th from 8:00-2:30

May 1

9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Mental Health Network 2023-24

The Mental Health Network is for school + county mental health related positions to come together for cross collaboration, idea sharing, develop professionally, and stay current on resources that help students be successful in school, at home, and in the community. Mental health related positions include but are not limited to: social workers, counselors, psychologists, truancy, probation, and administration leading efforts in the areas of safety and social emotional learning. Resource Training & Solutions will host six network meetings per school year

May 1

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Jun 5

Sep 18

Oct 2

Oct 30

Dec 4

Jan 8

Feb 5

Structured Literacy Cohort 2 Fall 23 - Spring 25

Structured Literacy CohortTarget Audience: K-3 grade classroom teachers, K-6 EL teachers, K-12 special education teachers as appropriate, interventionists, related service specialists, or instructional coaches, administrators, others as you deem appropriate.Description: The Structured Literacy Cohort is an empowering professional learning that provides participants with a deep knowledge to be literacy and language experts in structured literacy practices. The facilitator will support participants through efficient pacing to complete online modules successfully, provide context and examples about the readings, and provide guidance on using the Bridge to Practice activities to make necessary connections back to the classroom.

May 2

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

PREPaRE 1: Workshop 1

Crisis Prevention and Preparedness: Comprehensive School Safety Planning

May 8

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Counselor and CTE Network

Welcome School counselors, CTE Coordinators, and Work-based Instructors. These almost monthly network virtual meetings provide opportunities within this group to collaborate, share ideas, develop professionally, and stay current on issues facing schools and districts regarding post-secondary planning and career development. Each meeting will have a facilitator and agendas designed by network members.

May 8

3:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Early Childhood Structured Literacy Cohort

The PK Structured Literacy Cohort is a professional learning experience for preschool and kindergarten teachers and support staff who desire a deeper knowledge of early literacy instruction.

May 8

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Boiler Licensing Preparation Course

This course covers low pressure boilers used in steam and hot water heating applications. This course is designed for those who want to acquire a Second, First, or Special Boiler License.

May 9

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Gifted & Talented Network 2023-24

Gifted & Talented Specialist Network

May 10

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Jun 14

Curriculum Coordinators/District Assessment Coordinators Network 23-24

The Curriculum Coordinators Network (CCN) and the District Assessment Coordinators (DAC) are two groups that often deal with similar issues. As a result, these two groups can collaborate, exchange information, and share best practices regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

May 13

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Structured Literacy Cohort 3 Winter 24 - Fall 25

Structured Literacy CohortTarget Audience: K-3 grade classroom teachers, K-6 EL teachers, K-12 special education teachers as appropriate, interventionists, related service specialists, or instructional coaches, administrators, others as you deem appropriate.Description: The Structured Literacy Cohort is an empowering professional learning that provides participants with a deep knowledge to be literacy and language experts in structured literacy practices. The facilitator will support participants through efficient pacing to complete online modules successfully, provide context and examples about the readings, and provide guidance on using the Bridge to Practice activities to make necessary connections back to the classroom.

May 16

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

May 17

2024 YAYA Conference

Young Authors Young Artists Conference is for 3rd - 8th graders and includes opportunities for students to explore their creativity through writing, drawing, music, acting and a variety of other artistic experiences. New in 2024 we have expanded our offerings to include sessions for middle school students.

Jun 4

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

2024 Legislative Forum

Jun 5

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Jun 12

Jun 19

Jun 26

The Deepest Well Book Study

Gain insight into Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their impact on childhood growth and development, physical health and long-term well-being, by diving into The Deepest Well by Nadine Burke Harris.

Jun 5

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Jun 12

Jun 19

Jun 26

Bringing Words to Life: Robust Vocabulary Instruction Book Study

Vocabulary is a key component to reading comprehension and important to student success across all content areas.

Jun 6

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Jun 13

Jun 20

Jun 27

UDL Now! Book Study

Using the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), author Katie Novak provides practical insights and savvy strategies for helping all learners succeed in a post-pandemic world.

Jun 6

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Jun 13

Jun 20

Jun 27

The Make or Break Year Book Study

For at-risk students, the freshmen-year transition will set the stage for a path to graduation or dropping out.

Jun 10

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Aug 12

ParaEducator Proctored Testing

Jun 10

1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Retake ParaEducator Proctored Testing

Jun 11

8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Jun 13

Aug 15

Todays AI in Education

Discover the transformative power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in your educational and professional endeavors.

Jun 13

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Business Managers Network 2023-24

The Business Manager Network has been designed to provide both new and veteran business managers a forum to learn, collaborate, network and grow professionally.

Jun 18

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Preserving Professional Credentials: A License Saver Session for Educators

Are you needing to complete your requirements prior to renewing your license? Join our Resource Training and Solutions Education staff to meet all requirements within one day!

Jun 25

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Learn how to support the young people in your life.

Jul 9

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Jul 16

Jul 23

Jul 30

I Love It Here Book Study

In our sessions, we'll explore Pulver's insights on identifying talent, building a sense of ownership, and developing a workplace culture that employees will love.

Jul 10

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Jul 17

Jul 24

Jul 31

(Re)Defining the Goal Book Study

How can we best prepare students to be successful in the modern workforce?

Jul 24

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Jul 31

Aug 7

Aug 14

The Art of Coaching Book Study

This practical resource offers the foundational skills and tools needed by new coaching educators, as well as presenting an overview of the knowledge and theory base behind the practice.

Aug 1

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Aug 8

Aug 15

Aug 22

Relentless Book Study

Whether you're an educator, administrator, or passionate advocate for education, our book study provides a collaborative platform to exchange ideas and inspire action.

Aug 1

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Aug 8

Aug 15

Aug 22

The Mindful Nurse Book Study

The Mindful Nurse, by Carmel Sheridan, offers nurses a new skill set to incorporate everyday mindfulness practices.

Aug 7

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Aug 14

Aug 21

Aug 28

Explicit Instruction Effective and Efficient Teaching Book Study

This virtual book club will provide educators from all classroom settings an opportunity to collaborate as they dive into using an explicit instruction approach to their classroom lessons.

Aug 13

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Back to School: Mental Health Professional Preparation

Dive into mental health grab & go resources, crisis resources, county, and state resources to fall back on in times of need.

Aug 14

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Catalyst Team: NED Grant Session

Resource Training & Solutions has received the NED (Non-Exclusionary Discipline) grant from MDE which allows us to support our regional schools in multiple ways during FY25. This summer session will serve as an introduction to the services and timelines that accompany our work.

Aug 15

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Resilience Group Training

The Resilience Group training provides a run-through of an 8 week Resilience Group for middle and high school students.

Aug 15

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Girls Group Training

According to the Minnesota Student Survey, our girls are struggling now more than ever.

Aug 20

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Back to School: Health Assistant Preparation

Are you looking to improve your proficiency in the school health office?

Aug 21

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

PD Toolkit: Cultivating Resilience in Educators

Gain the experience of building emotional resilience through short practical reflections, discussions, and activities you can then take and deliver to cultivate emotional resilience in your educators.

Aug 21

12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Trauma + Resilience

We may not be able to take away toxic stress and trauma that a student has experienced or will continue to experience, but we can create new experiences of resilience in our schools.

Aug 27

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Substitute Success: Training Essentials for New Substitutes

Are you new to substitute teaching?

Oct 1

9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Nov 5

Jan 7

Feb 4

Apr 8

May 6

Mental Health Network 2024-2025

The Mental Health Network is for school + county mental health professionals and related positions to come together to collaborate, share ideas, develop professionally, and stay current on resources that help students be successful in school, at home, and in the community. Presenters will be invited to multiple network meetings. Topics will include but are not limited to: trauma-informed practices, alternative discipline, brainspotting therapy, and school partnership opportunities. Mental health-related positions include but are not limited to social workers, counselors, and administration leading efforts in the areas of safety and social-emotional learning. Resource Training & Solutions will host six network meetings per school year. General CEUs will be provided when we conclude in May, based on individual attendance.

Oct 8

9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Nov 12

Jan 14

Feb 18

Apr 15

May 13

School Resource Officer Network 2024-2025

The School Resource Officer Network is a space for SRO’s and supporting roles to collaborate, share ideas, and develop professionally with colleagues across the state. Presenters will be invited into multiple network meetings. Topics may include but are not limited to: mental health, trauma, resilience, restorative practices, alternative discipline, self-care, and school partnerships. A MN POST credit will be offered on multiple dates.