National Cooperative Contract Solutions
Introducing the NJPA National Cooperative Contract Solutions Program
South Central Service Cooperative announces a new and valued benefit for our members. Members will now have direct access to more than 200 vendor contracts through the NJPA National Cooperative Contract Solutions program. Find out more.
Professional Development Opportunities
Complete listings are available on the Professional Development page. To register, click on "Events & Registration."
Educational Resources of Minnesota - NEW
Need graduate level credit for salary advancement or license renewal? Our classes provide educators with the tools needed to be a great teacher! Learn More.
Winter Reading Escape – May 5
Enjoy reading through the books on the list, submit an online review for each books you read and then convene on May 5 for a full day of full day of networking, best practices and literacy resources. More information.
Unlock Your Savings Potential! Shared Services Informational Meeting – April 10
For cities, counties, nonprofits and other governmental agencies. Join us to learn more about the shared services program and National Cooperative Contract Solutions and how they can help your organization cut spending, increase purchasing power and reduce budgets. More information.
Motor Team (DAPE, OT, PT, PI and O&M) – April 10
Come and spend the day with colleagues! Participants will enjoy a morning session with Lois Lillie on collaboration and the new OT/PT manual or Rich Burke, who will address your discipline specific needs. The groups will join in the afternoon to participate in discussion and training revolving around motor Teams and how to use this model to best meet student needs. More information.
RtI: The Role of the SLP—April 20
This workshop includes a discussion on the role of speech-pathologists (SLPs) in the Response to Intervention (RtI) process and tools SLPs may share with colleagues in the implementation of RtI for struggling students. Information will also be presented on hot topics from the legislation. More information.
Early Childhood Centers of Excellence for Young Children with Disabilities
Pyramid Model Implementation Retreat – April 20
Retreat designed for internal coaches, external coaches, behavior specialists, program administrators, data managers, professional development facilitators, classroom teachers of pyramid model classrooms and others involved in pyramid model leadership teams. More information.
Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT) Reliability Training – Sept. 16–17
Participate in a comprehensive review of the TPOT Research Edition. Learn how to score and interpret the TPOT. This two-day workshop is intended for internal coaches, external coaches, and behavior specialists from current pyramid model sites. This training is also offered at three other locations at different dates. More information.
Student Academic Enrichment
Senior High Knowledge Bowl
Congratulations to the Senior High Knowledge Bowl teams who participated in the regional meet. Tri-City United Platinum finished in first place with 108 points. Le Sueur Henderson Smaragdine earned second place and New Ulm Purple finished in third. These teams will advance to the State meet at Cragun's resort in Brainerd on April 9-10. View season scores.