Date: November 5, 2013
Time(s): 12:00 p.m. registration; 12:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: MDE, Conference Center B, CC 16
Description: The Minnesota Early Indicator and Response System is a tool that can be used to provide a snapshot of students in grade 6 and grade 9 who are at increased risk of not completing high school in four years. Supports can be developed and targeted to students who may need additional assistance to stay on track for graduation.
Event Type: Training
Target Audience: District designees who have authorization from the superintendents to access the secured MEIRS site, superintendents, principals, school psychologists, counselors, and staff who provide additional supports for students; teams of three are encouraged to attend.
Sponsor: Dropout Prevention and High School Initiatives
Contact: Cammy Lehr
Contact Phone: 651-582-8563
Contact Email: email@example.com
Registration URL: Access the MEIRS training online registration process
Registration Deadline: October 29, 2013
Materials: none needed
Additional Information: District designees who have authorization from the superintendents to access the secured MEIRS site must attend training before access is allowed.
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.