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Educational Professionals
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Reading Preparation

A self-paced teacher re-licensure course developed by the Minnesota Service Cooperatives.

Educational Professionals
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Online

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Educational Professionals

Substitute Teacher Bundle

The need for substitute teachers is at an all-time high. Substitute teachers are a vital part of any school system and well-prepared substitutes are key for their success. This course reviews some of the key elements of successful substitute teaching, as well as introductory learning to numerous technology tools. It is intended to provide substitute teachers with basic information to support teaching within a digital environment.

Educational Professionals
Ongoing

Online

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Educational Professionals

Substitute Teacher Technology Basics

The need for substitute teachers is at an all-time high. Substitute teachers are a vital part of any school system and well-prepared substitutes are key for their success. This course is an overview of technology resources for substitute teachers to support digital learning.

Educational Professionals
Ongoing

Online

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Educational Professionals

Tune in to Substitute Teaching

The need for substitute teachers is at an all-time high. Substitute teachers are a vital part of any school system and well-prepared substitutes are key for their success. This course reviews some of the key elements of successful substitute teaching.

Educator Networking

Nov 24

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dec 18

Jan 29

Feb 26

Mar 26

May 21

Educator Networking

Curriculum Coordinators/District Assessment Coordinators Network

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.

Educational Professionals

Nov 24

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Jan 26

Feb 23

Mar 23

Apr 29

Educational Professionals

Standards Based Grading Cohort Year Zero

Is your district exploring standards-based grading? Wanting to learn from a national expert? Then this cohort is for you! Join some of your regional colleagues in “Year 0” – an exploration of standards-based grading with Tom Schimmer from Solution Tree.

Educational Professionals

Dec 3

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Feb 4

Apr 8

Jun 10

Educational Professionals

School Nurses Virtual Network

2020-21 Meetings: December 3 February 4 April 8 June 10 Time: School Nurses network meetings are 9-10 am. As situations arise, more meetings may be planned to keep up with a rapidly changing educational environment. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the first meeting. Per Participant Fee: No cost due to COVID-19

Educational Professionals

Dec 15

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Jan 19

Feb 23

Apr 20

Educational Professionals

Gifted & Talented Network

2020-21 meeting dates: December 15 January 19 February 23 April 20 ‍ *Virtual network meetings are 12:00-1:00 p.m. A Zoom link will be provided.

Educational Professionals

Dec 16

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Feb 24

Jun 10

Educational Professionals

Social Workers/Counselors Virtual Network

2020-21 Meetings: August 25 October 22 December 16 February 24 April 29 June 10 Social Workers/Counselors network meetings are 9-10 am. As situations arise, more meetings may be planned to keep up with a rapidly changing educational environment. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the first meeting.

Educational Professionals

Jan 12

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Jan 19

Feb 2

Feb 9

Feb 16

Mar 2

Mar 23

Apr 29

Educational Professionals

Standards Based Grading Cohort #2 Year Zero

Is your district exploring standards-based grading? Wanting to learn from a national expert? Then this cohort is for you! Join some of your regional colleagues in “Year 0” – an exploration of standards-based grading with Tom Schimmer from Solution Tree.

Educational Professionals

Jan 13

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Mar 4

May 6

Educational Professionals

Special Education Virtual Network

The Special Education Network assists educators who support students with a variety of different services, modifications, and accommodations in their educational experience. As state and federal changes are made to Special Education requirements and recommendations, this network is an ideal place to connect with others who are teaching in similar programs. This network meets in a virtual environment six times throughout the school year. 2020-21 Meetings: August 25 September 16 November 5 January 13 March 4 May 6 Time: Special Education network meetings are 4-5 p.m. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the first meeting.

Jan 14

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Feb 11

Apr 9

Technology Integration Specialists Network

2020-21 meeting dates: November 12 January 14 February 11 April 8 May 27** Due to COVID-19, for the time being, meetings will be virtual. As the pandemic allows, we hope to be F2F in the spring of 2021. Additionally, as situations arise, more meetings may be planned to keep up with a rapidly changing educational environment. Technology Integration Specialist virtual network meetings are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Zoom link will be provided. ^End of year social - details will be provided in April.

Educational Professionals

Jan 14

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Feb 16

Apr 15

Educational Professionals

Title I Network

2020-21 meeting dates: November 17 January 14 February 16 April 15 Due to COVID-19, meetings the first half of the school year will be virtual. As the pandemic allows, we hope to be F2F in spring of 2021. Additionally, as situations arise, more meetings may be planned to keep up with a rapidly changing educational environment. Title I virtual network meetings are 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A Zoom link will be provided.

Educational Professionals

Jan 19

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Feb 9

Apr 6

May 11

Educational Professionals

Technology Coordinators Network

2020-21 meeting dates: January 19 February 9 April 6 May 11* Due to COVID-19, meetings in the first half of the school year will be virtual. As the pandemic allows, we hope to be F2F in the spring of 2021. Additionally, as situations arise, more meetings may be planned to keep up with a rapidly changing educational environment. Technology Coordinators' virtual network meetings are 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. A Zoom link will be provided.

Educational Professionals

Jan 19

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Feb 16

Mar 16

Apr 13

May 11

Educational Professionals

Paraprofessional Virtual Network

The Paraprofessional Network is designed for those who serve in an educational support role in a variety of settings, including special education, multilingual learning, classroom or Title I support. This network is designed to provide professional development and collegial collaboration. Paraprofessional virtual network meetings are 3:30-4:30 pm A Zoom link will be shared prior to the first meeting.

Educational Professionals

Jan 21

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Feb 18

Mar 18

Apr 15

May 13

Educational Professionals

New Teacher Virtual Network

2020-21 Meetings: November 19 January 21 February 18 March 18 April 15 May 13* Time: New Teacher virtual network meetings are 3:30-4:30 p.m. Face to face social events will be held in August and May, on the network meeting dates, if CDC guidelines allow for the group to meet. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the first meeting.

Jan 26

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Mar 23

PBIS Virtual Network

2020-21 meeting dates: November 17 January 26 March 23 Time: PBIS Network meetings are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. A Zoom link will be shared prior to the first meeting

Training

Feb 2

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Mar 2

Apr 6

Training

GRIDS Professional Developent

Organizational growth and improvement requires inspirational leadership. This professional opportunity is for any leader, even those leaders who are not in high-up positions, who wish to take a deep dive into assessing their current system and advance key influencers of progress while diminishing struggles. Wrapped around the text GRIDS: Framing a System’s Thinking, participants will examine the state of their organization relative to the nine GRIDS of culture, politics, equity, professionalism, ethics, politics, symbols, relationships, and finances. Each GRID holds a unique element for guiding key decisions for moving forward. Come with issues and leave with solutions! This opportunity is for the reflective practitioner who continuously aspires to improve the condition of their organization. Dates are (all sessions are virtual): Sept. 29, 10-1 Oct. 27, 9-10:30 Dec. 1, 9-10:30 Cost includes a copy of the book GRIDS. The sessions will be led by Dr. Mary Jenatscheck, author of the book and are available for leaders in both education and local government.