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
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.
Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium 7–11
The Seventh Annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium provides an opportunity for educators, administrators, counselors, psychologists, school board members and parents to gain a greater understanding of the unique needs of gifted and high potential learners. Visit the symposium website for complete details.
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.
Early Childhood Centers of Excellence for Young Children with Disabilities
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
Minnesota Academic Decathlon
St. Peter Academic Decathlon Team Medals at National Finals
St. Peter Academic Decathlon team earned six individual medals at the United States Academic Decathlon® National Finals in Garden Grove, California April 16–18, an impressive feat amongst the top 33 teams in the nation as well as 11 teams from China, two from the United Kingdom and 53 individual students. Read More.
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 advanced to the state meet at Cragun's resort in Brainerd on April 9-10. View season scores.