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Plan, Protect, Save Lives

Creating an emergency evacuation map for your building sounds simple. However, there are many factors to consider. A strong understanding of fire code compliance, OSHA regulations, and occupation type are all needed to make safe, compliant Emergency Evacuation Maps.


NEW - Contract Nursing Program

This NEW service is offered through a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Service Cooperatives to build the capacity of school nurses across our region.


Honoring Outstanding Service

Resource Training & Solutions is proud to share that our IT Manager, Chris Hoeschen was honored with the “Outstanding Service” Award at the annual Minnesota Service Cooperative’s (MSC) Conference in October.


Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season!

The team at Resource Training & Solutions wishes you peace, joy, and prosperity throughout the coming year. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to working with you in the years to come. Happy holidays from your central Minnesota service cooperative!


Special Projects, Testing, and Mitigation

Our highly trained staff can help you with all of your environmental projects. Whether you need testing or mitigation, the Resource Training & Solutions' health and safety team can help.


Trauma-Informed Resilient Schools Training

Become a Certified Trauma and Resilience Specialist in Education (CTRS-E) through a 10 step training that will ensure a trauma-informed, resilience-focused foundation is set for future growth and the betterment of the students you serve.


Celebrating Success in Our Schools!

Resource honors educators and support staff who are shining examples through two highly attended recognition events celebrating our region's success.


Let CPC Help with Winter Preparedness

Cooperative Purchasing Connection’s (CPC’s) contracts meet Minnesota’s competitive solicitation requirements so you can move forward on your project without having to go to bid. Leverage our Facilities and Grounds contracts to stay on top of your preparedness as we dive into another Minnesota winter!


Five Tips for a Healthy and Balanced Holiday Season from MHC

The holidays only come once a year, but that can result in holding ourselves to standards that sometimes aren’t attainable or healthy. Minimize holiday stress by using the following tips throughout the holiday season.


Career Connected Learning

Resource Training & Solutions is excited to launch a series of programs and support to integrate career exploration and experiences within all content areas by collaborating with central Minnesota businesses, workforce centers, and our regional school districts.


Cooperative Purchasing Connection

From classroom supplies to building infrastructure to technology, Cooperative Purchasing Connection (CPC) has the products and services that you’ll need this year.


Mental Health Resources from Medica

While one in five people will experience mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can be stressful and overwhelming. It’s important to know that mental health conditions are common and treatable. When you or a covered dependent needs help, Medica has a variety of resources.


Not Hearing Like You Used to?

Amplifon Hearing Health Care offers Medica members a significant savings on hearing aids and services from the industry’s leading manufacturers.


Professional Development Designed for YOU!

Each summer Resource Training & Solutions focuses on providing professional development opportunities created specifically for central MN educators.


Growing Regional Resilience

Resource Training & Solutions partners with CentraCare's Bounce Back Project and the Minnesota Department of Health to hire a regional school nurse and two regional health and wellness coordinators to support educator well-being within our region.


Are you in need of a pre-demolition asbestos inspection?

The Health & Safety department at Resource Training & Solutions is a Minnesota state licensed Asbestos Contractor with staff that are state-certified Asbestos Inspectors, Management Planners, Supervisors, and Project Designers.


Students of Excellence 2022

Register now for the 2022 Students of Excellence Recognition Banquet!


Better health, made easier

Omada is personalized to help you reach your health goals—whether that's losing weight, staying on top of your diabetes, or improving your overall health. All at no cost to you.


We have you covered for all of your PPE needs!

We understand that there are a lot of questions surrounding personal protective equipment. Let our team of health and safety professionals help you determine the appropriate PPE that fits your needs at a fair price!


CPC Bids on Your Behalf

The competitive sealed solicitation is lengthy, time consuming, and expensive - that's why CPC does it for you!


City Services

Resource Training & Solutions strives to provide services for cities that cities actually want and need. City Services SPOTLIGHT: Financial & Technical Assistance program


2022 Regional Knowledge Bowl Meet

The Regional Knowledge Bowl Competition for Central MN Region 7 teams took place Tuesday, March 15th at North Branch High School.