School districts are required to report staff development activities and expenditures for both their district and school sites. According to Minnesota Statutes, section 122A.60, Subdivision 4, the district and site staff development committees shall write and submit a report for the previous year in the form and manner determined by the commissioner. This report is due by October 15 of each year. All districts, including those not reserving funds, must complete a report.
View the 2011-12 Online Staff Development Report FAQ for answers to questions frequently asked by school and district staff when completing the online report.
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Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.