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South Central Service Cooperative offers Professional Development opportunities through workshops and training sessions at the SCSC Conference Center or other venues in the Mankato area. Registration for these workshop sessions can be made online, utilizing EventWorks.  If you have a question on a workshop please contact the event coordinator.
► Bridging the Link Between Early Childhood and Kindergarten Readiness
Join us as we discuss the effect of early childhood academic content on later student achievement. We will review the research and listen to experts in the field as well as current practitioners. The group will discuss how districts and schools can improve the learning and instruction using evidence-based and promising practices that are challenging and playful for young students.
Date: Nov. 11
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: $125/individual, $225/team
Audience: Administrators, early childhood providers, pre-K teachers, kindergarten teachers
Questions: Mary Hillmann, or 507-389-2509

Echoes & Reflections - Professional Development for educators on teaching the Holocaust
Echoes and Reflections is a professional development training program for local middle and high school teachers to help incorporate Holocaust education into their curriculum. Through this comprehensive program, teachers help students gain relevant insight into how to examine human dilemmas and social challenges, and determine their roles and responsibilities in the world around them. Teachers attending the event receive professional development training, a Teacher's Resource Guide, access to an extensive array of visual history testimonies, and unlimited use of supplementary multimedia resources and supportive tools from the expansive Echoes and Reflections website. View flier for additional information. 
When: Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: South Central Service Cooperative, 2075 Lookout Drive, North Mankato
Cost: $25/person, includes lunch and access to materials
Audience: Middle and high school level educators
Registration: Click "Events & Registration"

Leading Edge National Certification for Online and Blended Teachers
This national online teacher certification guides educators through rigorous and engaging curriculum based on the International Association for K–12 Online Learning (iNACOL) National Standards for Online Teaching. More information. Upon successful completion, the certification will give schools, districts and other prospective employers assurance that Leading Edge Certified Online Teachers not only have the skills to effectively facilitate online courses, but also have a solid understanding of how to enhance the learning opportunities for all students enrolled in their courses. Find out more.
Dates:  Feb. 9, 2014 to April 21, 2015
Cost: $450 per participant (three optional graduate credits offered by Hamline – $486) 
For More Information: Karen M. Johnson, eLearning Director, 651-894-2425


Mary Hillmann, Ph. 952-715-8745, Fax 507-389-1772
Karen M. Johnson, Ph. 651-894-2425
Glenn Morris
, Ph. 507-389-5106 Fax 612-677-3465 
Joyce Swenson, Ph. 507-389-2461 or cell 612-578-3377, Fax 507-389-1772
Wanda Sommers Wall, Ph. 507-389-1076 or 952-239-1172, Fax 507-389-1772

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