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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.