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Student Learning Goals workshop

Date: December 07, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Tyler Livingston

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 W., Roseville

Description: Participants will develop strategies for the refinement and implementation of student growth measures. Participants will learn about the essential features of Student Learning Goals (SLG) systems, beginning with templates and checklists that are critical to establishing clear, coherent goals. Participants will engage in a needs assessment and planning process to identify areas to improve over time.

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Formative and Summative Observation workshop

Date: December 08, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Renee Ringwold

Location: Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 W., Roseville

Description: Peer reviewers and summative evaluators will work in teams to ensure that observations offer consistent growth-based feedback for teachers.

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Core training MRA II

December 12

Core training MRA II

Date: December 12, 2015 08:00 AM

Contact: Sarah Hron, 218-262-1680

Location: Hibbing Park Hotel
1402 E. Howard St., Hibbing

Description: One of the indicators of a strong local is a diverse team of knowledgeable, well-trained elected and appointed leaders. That includes Member Rights Advocates, who deal directly with members to address their concerns, resolve their problems and enforce our contracts.

MRA I: This session explores the fundamentals of advocacy, valuing member concerns and managing conflict. The Advocacy Model is introduced (five hours).

Host: Iron Range Service Unit


Education Minnesota offices closed

Date: December 24, 2015 08:00 AM