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Welcome to the Northwest Service Cooperative!

  • ◊Online Classes now available to meet MN Licensure Renewal Requirements

    To renew a MN teaching license, the MN licensure board requires training in each of six different areas: 1)Positive Behavior Intervention, 2)Reading Preparation, 3)Mental Illness Awareness, 4)Suicide Prevention Strategies, 5) English Learners Best Practices, and 6) Cultural Competency Training. NWSC Education Services has developed a set of online classes which allows participants to earn a clock hour in each of these categories. Teachers can meet the requirements for renewal at their own time, own place, and own pace.  Click for more information.

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  • ◊July 18, 2019 Serv Safe Food Course  Warroad location

    Our Certified Food Manager Course & Exam is for people who need initial certification.  Also available is the 4 hour renewal course. Click here for more details.

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  • ◊School Nutrition Back to School Essentials August 13 & 14

    MDE Food and Nutrition Service & NWSC partner to offer training on essential content for school nutrition programs.  More information here.

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  • Position Openings

    Our Regional Center of Excellence has openings for an American Indian School-Community-Tribal Liaison.   More details are available here.

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  • ◊School Finance Workshops

    Series of 4 sessions will be offered: July 16: Intro, pupil units & taxes; July 23: Revenue sources; July 30: Revenue continued, UFARS, budgets, audits; Sept 18:Levy sheets. Click here for more information.

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  • ◊Boiler Training July 24, 2019

    8 Hour Lawful Boiler Operator Annual Training Requirement Course 
    This 8 hour course is designed especially for Minnesota school districts that want to meet their boiler operator annual training requirements required by Minnesota Statues 326B.974. 

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  • ◊How to Set up a Succesful Guided Reading Block  August 6, 2019

    Learn new skills needed to successfullyplan, setup and  manage your Guided Reading block. Click here for more information.

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  • ◊Successful and Independent Stations During the Literacy Block  August 7

    This course is designed for elementary teachers who are using or are interested in multiple stations during the Guided Reading Block. Click for more information.

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  • ◊Engaging Students in Mathematics  August 8, 2019

    This workshop for teachers grades 4-12 will look at various ways for student engagement in math class.  Click here for more information.

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  • ◊2019-2020 Region 8 Leadership Series

    For Superintendents and education leaders, this series is sponsored by MASA.  Day 1: August 12 is on building, healthy, happy, high performing leaders. Day 2: Jan 20, 2020 features the Bounce Back Project: the power of graditude and relations in the development of climate and cluture. Day 3: March 31, 2020 is on building, healthy, happy, high performing lead teams. Day 1 & 3 are led by Dr. Joe Hill. Day 2 by Dr. Corey Martin. For more information, click here.

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  • ◊August 21  Why Teens Kill

    Phil Chambers presents this training for teachers, administrators, law enforement, and counselors and social workers. Topics include causes of teen violence, dangerous youth culture, school safety, myths of serial killers and more. Click here for more information.

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  • ◊Fostering Independence~Para Training August 22, 2019

    Sessions will explore ways to foster independence as we support students in their academic, social, and emotional needs. Click here for more information on this exciting day for paras.

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  • ◊NWSC Partners with the OnToCollege (OTC) Program
    OTC has partnered with over 420 schools across 25 states to help create more 2- and 4-year college grads with minimal debt.  Partners routinely jump their school-wide ACT scores 1-3 points.  MREA member districts and Northwest Service Cooperative (NWSC) members receive a discount on OTC Test Prep and College Counseling. Click here for more information.

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