Supporting schools and students through continuous improvement efforts.

Resource partners with the Minnesota Department of Education and other agencies to raise the level of teaching and learning that happens in our schools.

We come to the table with resources, expertise and process improvements that help make Minnesota schools some of the best in the nation. And that work couldn't be done without strong partnerships throughout our region.


hours of directly serving schools in need


advocates working in schools


school visits


hours improving graduate rates for schools falling below 67%

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Educational Partnerships

Free Online Professional Development for MN Educators

Free Online Professional Development for MN Educators
Educational Professionals

Summer Professional Development Opportunities

Summer Professional Development Opportunities

Upcoming Events

PBIS Network

Oct 11

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

Dec 6

Feb 7

Apr 3

PBIS Network

Join your peers in exploring positive behavior interventions and supports.All meetings will be virtual. 30 minutes will focus on new PBIS resources, 30minutes will focus on networking with other schools sharing celebrations of PBIS implementation and problem solving barriers to implementation.This training is partially funded with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.027A, Special Education - Grants to States.

Anxiety Group Training

Oct 18

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Anxiety Group Training

The Anxiety Group Training provides a run-through of an 8 week Anxiety Group for middle school and high school students. The purpose of the group is for students to develop anxiety management skills, build peer support, as well as provide direct services for those who have identified needs in this area.

Contact This Department

Dr. Michelle Wang

Education Director

Scott Fitzsimonds

Director, Regional Centers of Excellence