Professional Development Opportunities
Complete listings are available on the Professional Development page or download the 2013-2014 Education Plus+ handbook. To register, click on "Events & Registration."
Leading Edge National Certification for Online and Blended Teachers – April 7 to June 11
This national online teacher certification guides educators through rigorous and engaging curriculum based on the International Association for K-12 Online Learning for online teaching and National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers. Find out more.
Spend a day a day exploring the revised social studies standards at SCSC! Staff from the Center for Social Studies Education (CSSE) will help “unpack” the revised standards and benchmarks. More information.
Standards 101 for K-6 Social Studies Teachers – April 29
The Minnesota Association of School Administrators has begun a yearlong initiative to bridge the space between our visions for the future of Minnesota’s schools and the realities of today. Join the conversation.
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Connect, learn and engage via a wide array of daily sessions with expert presenters who'll share best practices in a variety of areas. More information.
Share the Success: The Power of Email Marketing for Cities and Schools – May 14
Learn how you can build trust, engage your community, increase pride, and even generate revenue through email marketing. Learn More.
Can You Hear What I Hear? – April 25
Do you know or work with a young child with hearing loss? Are you concerned about a child that has not been diagnosed with a hearing loss, but could be at risk? Then please join us for this informative workshop! More information.
Linguisystems Remediating /r/ – April 28
Topics include federal regulations, normal /r/ development, tongue positioning, coarticulation, assessment, goal writing, and effective therapy techniques. More information.
Centers of Excellence for Young Children with Disabilities Events:
Serving Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children & Families (CLD) Professional Development Modules
Module 4 – Early Interventions for The CLD Learner (April 25)
What is Trauma &How Does it Impact the Developing Child? – May 8
This presentation is intended for parents, child care providers and those interested in the wellbeing of young children. More information.
Student Academic Enrichment
Mad Science Earth Awareness – May 3
Learn about water pollution and build a water filtration system. Experiment with solar
Minnesota Academic Decathlon
Congratulations to state champions Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial! Donate to the team. Details.
Spring Chess Tournament
View results from the March 22 tournament!
Sumdog Math Contest
Students compete by playing Sumdog's free online math games anytime between 8 a.m. April 11 and 8 p.m. April 17. Join in the fun.
View scores from the 2013-14 Senior High Knowledge Bowl season.
Young Writers & Artists Conference – March 11-12
The 2014 Young Writers & Artists Conference (YWAC) was held March 11-12 at Bethany Lutheran College. View photos and a recap from this year's conference.