Date: February 27, 2014
Time(s): 12 p.m. registration; 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location: MDE, Conference Center B, CC16
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
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.
History Day Winter Webinars
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is offering webinars on History Day. Teachers are invited to attend an hour-long webinar about different aspects of the History Day project. The webinars are spaced over the winter season and reflect the general History Day project timeline. Topics include: • History Day Theme, Nov. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Thesis Statement, Dec. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Project Organization, Jan. 6, 3-4 p.m. • Competitions and Judging, Feb. 3, 3-4 p.m.