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: email@example.com
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.
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.