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  • ◊◊Finance Classes for Summer 2024

    Dr. Jensen is again teaching a series of Finance classes for superintendents, principals, business managers, bookkeepers, and interested persons. Dates are July 16, July 23, July 30, and Sept 19. More information is available on the calendar.  Registration deadline is July 5.

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  • ◊◊ 5 Statewide Positions open for new statewide COMPASS structure which will replace RCE (Regional Centers of Excellence)

    See employment opportunities  for more information.

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  • ◊◊Music Educators Workshop with Michael Buck Oct 8th

    Designed for k-12 music teachers, this workshop will explore a variety of topics important to the successful teaching of music.  Read More>>

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  • ◊◊Becoming a More Effective Teacher 2 day session Sept 26 and Oct 10

    Target audience: First, Second or Third year or just a refresher) Elementary and Secondary Teachers. Read more>>

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  • ◊◊Entry Level Driver Training (for those looking to get their first CDL)

    Brian Byklum is offering entry level drivers training for those looking to get their school bus license or entry level CDL.  The one day course is available on June 26, August 21 and Sept. 25. Registration is accessed through the NWSC calendar.  More information is there as well.

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  • ◊◊Regional Paraprofessional Virtual Workshop August 22

    Three session topics: supporting dysregulated students; use of sensory, fun with games, and gross motor skills in learning; basic foundations of the para role for successful student support.  Read more>>

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  • ◊◊Save the Date! August 14 & 15, 2024 Communities Collaborative Brain Development Conference

    At the Shooting Star Casino & Event Center in Mahnomen. Watch for more information coming from White Earth Child Care and Early Childhood Programs.

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  • ◊◊Boiler Training for Minnesota School Districts August 7 or 8

    8 hour annual training requirement course. The same training each day, so register for only one day, August 7 or 8.   To register, select your date in the event calendar and follow the prompts.

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  • ◊◊School Nutrition Program Summer Training Aug. 13, Bemidji; Aug.15 in Thief River Falls

    Annual training for food service staff.  Click for more information and to register:  August 13 (Bemidji) or  August 15 (TRF)

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  • ◊◊Native American Literature Course

    Our Ed Team has been at it again! Created by Dr. Caitlin Johnson, indigenous educator at MSU Moorhead, this course delves students and teachers into a variety of Native American Literature and ways to use in the classroom.  Read more>>

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  • ◊◊Embracing Wellness: Nurturing Educators and Students in a New Normal

    Self-paced, online course, in which educators will explore the impact of the stress cycle, adopt a wellness mindset, and learn practical strategies to foster well-being for themselves and their students. This course aims to empower classroom teachers by prioritizing wellness in their lives and classrooms. Read more>>

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  • ◊◊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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  • ◊◊Free Mini-Courses Available

    Our education services department has been hard at work developing new PD courses.  Expand your distance learning prowess with Virtual Field Trips, Take Attendance in Google Meet, and SEL Activities for Any Classroom Location. More courses and information is available.

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