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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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  • ◊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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  • ◊K-6 Math Workshop: Improve Number Sense and Increase Student Involvement  June 10, 2019

    This session is taught is Jessica Strom. Participants will spend the day learning about, exploring and planning the use of Number Talks.  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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  • Position Openings

    Our Regional Center of Excellence has openings for a 1) Principal Leadership Specialist, 2)an American Indian School-Community-Tribal Liaison, 3)School Climate Specialist, 4) Special Education Specialist and school advocate, and 5) School Advocate with District Experience.   More details are available here.

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  • ◊Cultural Competency Training  June 11 & 12

    Designed for those who need to renew their teaching license in 2019 or 2020, this 8 hour training will meet the needs for relicensure for Tier 3 & 4 licenses. After 2020 all license renewals will require this competency.  Click here to register & for more information.

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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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  • ◊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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  • ◊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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  • ◊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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  • ◊Essential Elements for Teaching Training June 13, 2019

    This workshop will provide continuing education units as required in six areas by Minnesota state statutes for teacher licensure renewal, including mental health, ELL, Reading, Cultural Competency, Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies, and Suicide prevention. Click here for more information.

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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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