Title I Committee of Practitioners Membership Application for 2013-14
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is seeking applications from educators, parents, members of local school boards, nonpublic school representatives, pupil services personnel and community members to serve on the 2013-2014 Title I Committee of Practitioners (COP).
The COP provides MDE ongoing recommendations on a variety of issues related Title I programs. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 2001, section 1903, requires each state that receives Title I funds to ensure that any state rules, regulations, and policies relating to Title I conform to the purposes of Title I, and provide any such proposed rules, regulations, and policies to the Title I COP for review and comment.
If you are interested please complete the survey below by July 19, 2013. MDE staff will contact you via email regarding the status of your application.
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.