The purpose of the blind-visually impaired advisory committee is to provide specific advice and counsel to the Minnesota Resource Center regarding ways to improve learning results for students who are blind-visually impaired, determine priorities for action, address technical issues and offer counsel on general operations of the Center.
The committee provides general advice and counsel to the Special Education Advisory Panel and the Office of Special Education in the Minnesota Department of Education regarding general procedures for addressing the needs of students who are blind-visually impaired within the context of special education program rules, priorities, procedures, and funding.
Facts and Information About Ebola
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is working with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to provide information about the Ebola virus to schools. And though, officials and health experts continue to stress that the risk to Minnesotans is currently very low, Gov Dayton and and MDH Commissioner Ehlinger have convened leaders in the health, human services and public safety sectors to develop prevention plans for our state. Call the Ebola Information Line: 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903.