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.
> Enter the Staff Development Report site.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.