The District and School Site Verification System is a web-accessible collection tool that enables updates to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) master directory of organizational units, which controls the processing of data on other MDE major systems such as MARSS, STAR, UFARS, FNS, IDEAS, LEVIES and the AYP Report Card.
It is essential that contact information be kept up to date. Districts are asked to update changes to contact information whenever necessary throughout the year. Download a memo from May 21, 2015 about annual verification of district and school site information.
> Enter the District and School Site Verification system
For access to this secure system, please contact the Identified Official with Authority (IOwA) for your district and request a Pre-Authorization for the District and School Site Verification System. For a current listing of the IOwAs by district, go to "Welcome to MDE", Schools and Organizations (MDE-ORG), Enter MDE_ORG and on the left menu select "Contact Lists".
The system allows you to update the following information:
Your request may be reviewed by department staff, or be referred to the Directory System Policy Committee for approval. A detailed description of the policy committee is found below.