Equipping and recognizing educators through training and awards.

Teachers are the foundation of our communities. They are supporting the next generation to explore and lead in a new world. At Resource, we believe we cannot do enough to support them.

Resource focuses on providing relevant professional development each summer for teachers as well as other needed training to enable more people to enter this life-changing field. Resource has been a leader in equipping substitute teachers, paraprofessionals and those looking to earn their licensure or serve as principals.

Resource elevates teachers and educational support staff through annual award programs and works closely with school leaders to implement positive, sustainable change in their increasingly complex worlds.

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Classes and workshops offered each summer

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Trainings to equip substitute teachers

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Teachers and staff honored

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Guests celebrating educators

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1st and 2nd Grade-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for 1st and 2nd grade teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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3rd and 4th Grade-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for 3rd and 4th grade teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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5th and 6th-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for 5th and 6th grade teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Counselor/Social Worker-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Counselors and Social Workers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Curriculum Coordinators-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Curriculum Coordinators. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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District Assessment Coordinators-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for District Assessment Coordinators. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Elementary Principals-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Elementary Principals. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Elementary SPED-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Elementary SPED teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Elementary Specialists-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Elementary Specialists (Art, Music, PE). The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Gifted/Talented-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Gifted/Talented teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

Educational Professionals
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Health Office-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Health Office workers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

Educational Professionals
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Kindergarten-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Kindergarten teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

Educational Professionals
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Middle/High Literature/Communications-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Middle and High School Literature and Communication teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Middle/High Math-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Middle and High School Math teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Middle/High PE/Health-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Middle and High School Physical Education and Health teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Middle/High SPED-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Middle and High School SPED teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Middle/High Science-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Middle and High School Science teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Middle/High Social Studies-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Middle and High School Social Studies teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Middle/High Visual Arts-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Middle and High School Visual Arts teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Multi-lingual Learners (K-12)-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Multi-lingual Learner teachers. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Paraprofessional-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Paraprofessionals. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Technology Coordinators/IT-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Technology Coordinators/IT Support. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Technology Integrationist-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Technology Integrationists. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

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Title I-Virtual Professional Learning Network

This network is designed for Title I educators. The purpose of our Resource Virtual PLN’s is to support regional teachers as they navigate uncharted waters in regards to distance learning. Our PLN’s provide space for professionals to come together, collaborate, and support each other in transitioning to equitable distance learning for our students.

Title I NetworkEducational Professionals
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Title I Network

The Title I Network assists districts in the development, modification, and expansion of student academic support activities.

Leadership Design Academy for Personalized LearningEducational Professionals
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Leadership Design Academy for Personalized Learning

Have you identified a personalized learning objective in your district? Leadership Design Academy will give your leadership team the tools to create an actionable plan to put your objective into practice

AmplifiedIT - GSuite for Education Full Day Technical RetreatEducational Professionals
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AmplifiedIT - GSuite for Education Full Day Technical Retreat

This training starts off with an overview of recent updates and changes to G Suite and the Admin Console. Discussions around the changes and their impact on Education will be the focus. Then, the group gets to choose "deep dive" sessions from a list of or so choices It ends with G Suite Admin Tips Tricks session and some Q A time.

Affinity Group: Staff of ColorEducational Professionals
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Affinity Group: Staff of Color

Metro ECSU is offering an Affinity Group for staff of color and others interested in these conversations.

Information Security Risk AssessmentEducational Professionals
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Information Security Risk Assessment

A one-day risk assessment workshop in which districts would substantially complete the Security Studio SOrg self-assessment under the guidance of a trained security analyst. This is an important step in understanding the risks associated with information security and starting a plan for addressing the identified risks.

Mapping the New Minnesota Music StandardsEducational Professionals
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Mapping the New Minnesota Music Standards

Heres a chance to revise your curriculum plan based on the new Minnesota standards in Music. Much of the day will be guided work time, with the chance to talk through your new ideas and get feedback from other participants and the workshop facilitator Wendy Barden.

Engage 2020: PLC 2.0 Summer InstituteEducational Professionals
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Engage 2020: PLC 2.0 Summer Institute

How do we ENGAGE todays learner? Join colleagues and teams from schools around the world We will have participants apply the Observable Impact Model and teacher-tested tools and protocols to help connect their collaborative efforts to OBSERVABLE IMPACTthe type of impact that we can actually SEE in our classrooms as a result of our collaborative efforts, especially when it comes to student engagement.

Leadership Evolution 2020-2021Educational Professionals
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Leadership Evolution 2020-2021

Leadership Evolution at Resource Training and Solutions provides both new and experienced principals with a year of learning focused on leadership theory, put into action. Principals create a network of colleagues within their cohort and build a trusted relationship with an experienced principal mentor through online and face-to-face personalized mentoring.

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Michelle Wang

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Event & Administrative Coordinator