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  • ◊◊Where's the talent? March 3, Legacy Event Center, TRF

    Developing public-private partnerships is our only chance of retaining talent. Listen to Tyler Gehrking tell his story from Kandiyohi County (think Willmar).

    View poster here. Register here.

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  • ◊◊Read the latest Stories from Around our Region in the NWSCoop Newsletter

    Click the link in the side bar on the left.

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  • ◊◊Power Limited Technician Continuing Ed Course March 31,2022

    This virtual course includes grounding & bonding for antenna systems, outdoor lighting and irrigation, and fundamentals of relays.  More information and registration is available here.

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  • ◊◊NWSC Installs New Phone System

    While our main number 218-681-0900 remains the same, extensions have changed. Listen to our phone options when you dial or check the extension number in the staff directory.  

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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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  • ◊◊COVID-19 Resources

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

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  • ◊◊Emergency Assistance for Non-Public Schools (EANS Funding)

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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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  • ◊◊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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  • ◊◊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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  • ◊◊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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  • ◊◊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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