Date: December 3, 2013
Time(s): 8 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m.-12:00 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: November 26, 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.
New Employment Outcomes Tool!
A new data tool that students can use to determine which fields have the best opportunities for jobs and wages from various programs of study was unveiled recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The tool will give students a clearer picture of the Minnesota labor market and what fields of study offer favorable career opportunities,” said DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben. “At the same time, planners can use the tool to develop training and educational programs that fit employer needs.