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.
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.