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  • ◊◊Food Service: Back to School Training

    August 16 in Bemidji; August 23 in Thief River Falls. Register on our calendar. 

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  • ◊◊Position Openings: American Indian Education Support, RCE School Advocate ( Special Ed preferred) and School Nurse

    NWSC has openings for  American Indian Education Support, RCE School Advocate-Special Ed preferred, and for School Nurse. Click here for more information.

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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 May 25, June 29, July 27,or August 24. Registration accessed through the NWSC calendar.  More information is there as well.

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  • ◊◊Coop Purchasing Paper Program for 2022 is now live

    CPC’s 2022 Paper Program is now live! This year we’re offering Boise X-9 and Xerographic brands for white copy paper!  Order online or fill out the form and email back.  Order by May 17th to receive order before June 30th or Order by June 15th to receive order after July 1.

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  • ◊◊NEW PBIS class available from Ed Services

    Explore strategies for promoting self-motivation in your students with two new courses for K-4 and 5-12. Meets the Positive Behavior Intervention Supports requirement for relicensure.

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  • ◊◊STOPit Solutions

    The Minnesota Service Cooperatives have received a $749,000 STOP School Violence Act grant from the Department of Justice to deliver a two-year paid subscription for an Anonymous Reporting System (STOPit Solutions) and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Curriculum and Resources for Minnesota School Districts. Learn more about STOPit Solutions and how to register for this program.

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  • ◊◊Finance Classes for Summer 2022

    Dr. Jensen has announced the dates of July 19 & 26, Aug. 2 and Sept 15  for the series of Finance classes. More information is available on the calendar.

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  • ◊◊FULL ServSafe Training Available  June 3 in TRF 

    Please email Barb Nelson to be put on a waiting list. Our Certified Food Manager Course & Exam is for people who need initial certification or recertification. This course meets all state requirements for both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Read more>>

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  • ◊◊Boiler Training for Minnesota School Districts August 3 or 4

    8 hour annual training requirement course. Register for one day only.  Same training is offered both days. August 3 is full.   Read more August 4>>

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  • ◊◊NWSC Ed Services Offers New Class

    Equity in the classroom is a new class offering in the statewide collaboration of MN Service Cooperatives. Further your cultural competency through exploring equity practices in your classroom.

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  • ◊◊Dyslexia 101 for the classroom educator Class

    Created by the MN Reading Center, this class is again being provided free by Mayo Clinic to Minnesota Educators. Read more>>.

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  • ◊◊Reading Class available for Teacher Relicensure

    The Reading Foundations course covers the 5 parts of reading + motivation & engagement as defined by the National Reading Panel and the reading components defined for MN teacher relicensure. 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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  • ◊◊Learn to Live website

    Check out the recorded webinars that are posted under Recorded Webinars on the Learn to Live website. One of these is "When Substance  use becomes a Concern". More information is available on our webpage.

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  • ◊◊COVID-19 Resources

    State, Federal and organization resource links are available on our COVID-19 pages.

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  • ◊◊CPC Vendor Response to COVID-19

    As schools have closed, CPC Vendors have reached out with free resources, extended promotions, and other related information. This page shows their offerings.  Included are companies such as CDW, Edmentum, Kajeet, Mackin, and many more.

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