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RTS Awarded Grant to Support Teacher Mentoring Programs

Resource Training & Solutions has been selected as one of the 10 regional entities to receive funding through the Statewide Teacher Mentoring Program, awarded by the Minnesota Department of Education.


Empowering Minnesota Schools

Resource Training & Solutions is proud to announce our pivotal role in supporting the Minnesota Department of Education's expansion of the COMPASS initiative.


Resource Training & Solutions: Celebrating Juneteenth

In honor of Juneteenth and its significance in commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Resource Training & Solutions offices will be closed today as we reflect on the journey towards equality and justice for all.


Vol. 6: The Central Connection

Check out Volume 6 of The Central Connection, your place for regional news, events, and information.


It's Time to Renew Your Membership!

Invoices for the upcoming membership period (2024-25) are slated to be dispatched via email later this month.


Unlock Your Potential With Our Summer PD Opportunities!

Join us in our commitment to excellence in education. Explore, engage, and excel with our summer professional development programs. We look forward to seeing you there!


Celebrating Another Year of Success: Thank You, RTS Members!

Congratulations on another successful school year!


STEM Mini-Grants

Please submit your application before June 14th, 2024, for a chance to receive funding of up to $5,000.


LAST CALL: June Professional Development Opportunities

Don’t miss out on the chance to invest in your professional growth and make a lasting impact on your students' lives.


Empower Your Teaching

Explore impactful training & workshops designed for Central MN educators like you!


Celebrating Our Remarkable Teacher!

May 6-10 is Teacher Appreciation Week.


Celebrating Excellence

Resource Training & Solutions Recognizes Exceptional Achievement and Leadership Among Local Students at the 37th Students of Excellence Awards Banquet.


STEM Ecosystem Convening

Join us for this FREE event focused on strengthening STEM opportunities across Minnesota!


CTE Equipment Mini-Grant

Secure funding now for CTE equipment at your school! Apply today!


Upcoming PD Opportunities

Discover an enriching array of professional development opportunities this June with Resource Training & Solutions, your central Minnesota service cooperative.


Happy Paraprofessional Appreciation Day!

Thank you to all of the dedicated paraprofessionals in our region for their unwavering commitment and hard work.


Vol. 5: The Central Connection

Check out Volume 5 of The Central Connection, your place for regional news, events, and information.


Summer Programming Coming Soon

Mark your calendars and keep a close eye on your inbox! On April 3rd, 2024, we will be releasing more information about our summer programs designed for regional educators like you!


Igniting Passion, Shaping Futures

Each year Resource Training & Solutions coordinates a series of events to engage, equip, and empower students beyond the classroom. Recently, we were lucky enough to have one of our member school districts share with us just how impactful these events can be.


Bringing Words to Life: Robust Vocabulary Instruction Book Study

This summer, we invite you to join our book studies focusing on student success.


Bridging Education and Industry

Join our Teacher Externship program and experience hands-on learning alongside industry professionals. Don't miss out – fill out the interest form today!


2024 Regional Knowledge Bowl Meet

On Tuesday, March 12th, 2024 the Regional Knowledge Bowl Competition for Central Minnesota, Region 7 teams, unfolded at the Atwood Memorial Center on the campus of St. Cloud State University (SCSU).


SPED Pipeline Grant

The goal of this grant is to develop a pipeline of trained, licensed Tier 3 or Tier 4 special education teachers. Staff from our district partners will have the opportunity to apply for a fully funded graduate licensure program.


Empowering Student Success: Summer Book Studies

This summer, we invite you to join our book studies focusing on student success.


Registration is now open for PREPaRE 1

This 1-day workshop provides educators knowledge and resources important to establishing and sustaining comprehensive, ongoing school safety and crisis prevention, mitigation, and preparedness.


Celebrating School Social Workers!

This week marks National School Social Work Week, dedicated to honoring the invaluable contributions of school social workers.


2024 Sub Regional Knowledge Bowl Meet

Feb 27th to the 29th, the Sub-Regional Knowledge Bowl Competition for Central Minnesota, Region 7 teams, unfolded at the Atwood Memorial Center on the campus of St. Cloud State University (SCSU).


Chewy's Concessions: A Trailblazing Venture in High School Entrepreneurship

Becker High School's Collaborative Initiative Fueled by Community Partnerships and an RTS Innovation Grant Revolutionizes Student Experience


Public Schools Week!

Let's come together this week to celebrate the dedicated educators who work tirelessly to inspire students and mold young minds across our region.


Highlighting Outstanding Contributions

The Minnesota Council for the Social Studies (MCSS) Recognizes Two Regional Educators for Excellence in Social Studies Instruction


School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

February 21st marks School Bus Driver Appreciation Day in Minnesota!


YAYA Early Bird Registration

Resource Training & Solutions members can sign up before March 1st, 2024 to save $5.00 per student registration.


MASA Spring Award Recipients Announced!

Each year, MASA provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding members and colleagues who are dedicated leaders and advocates for children and Minnesota education.


National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day

We extend our deep appreciation to the School Resource Officers (SROs) across our region for their remarkable contributions to the students and schools they serve


National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week is a time to recognize the invaluable role these professionals play in our educational community. It is celebrated annually during the first full week of February.


Career and Technical Education Month

February is Career and Technical Education month and we are here to celebrate the important work being done in our districts to help students gain real-world skills, explore careers, and achieve their post-secondary goals.


Third Party Reimbursement for Nursing Services on an IEP

Join us for this FREE virtual presentation for School Nurses.


Brewing Opportunities: A High School Coffee Cart Collaboration

Innovation in education takes many forms, and the recent award of the CTE Innovation Grant by Resource Training & Solutions to Sauk Rapids-Rice High School marks the beginning of an exciting and transformative project.


Paraprofessional Recognition Week

January 22-26 is Paraprofessionals Recognition Week in Minnesota!


Empowering Education: RTS Awarded NED Grant

Resource Training & Solutions has received the NED (Non-Exclusionary Discipline) grant from MDE which will allow us to support our regional schools in a variety of new ways!


ECLDS + SLEDS Coaching Network

If you are new to ECLDS and SLEDS or need assistance with data analytics, school districts located in Resource Training & Solutions service region (Region 7E) can contact our Regional Data Coaches


Member Spotlight

As your regional service cooperative, we have a keen interest in the dynamic happenings within our member school districts! Take a moment to nominate a staff member who goes above and beyond, recognizing them for their outstanding contributions.


Happy Holidays

Season's greetings from the Resource Training & Solutions team! As the year draws to a close, we extend our heartfelt wishes for a season filled with peace, joy, and prosperity.


Career Connected Learning Programs & Services

Learn more about how our Career Connected Learning programs and services can benefit your school district.


Career Connected Learning

A holistic and Integrative approach to ensure student success in the workforce.