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Don’t be Mad If I Don’t Look; Accommodating Students who are Hard of Hearing
4210-SpEd_InterpDHHAug27_14
Presenter/Facilitator:Corey Axelrod
Participants:Minnesota Educational ASL Interpreters
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills MN 55112

Start Date:8/27/2014
Time(s):8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration Check-In 8:00
Additional Information:.55 RID hours provided by CATIE Center
Funding for this workshop is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States, CFDA 84.027A.
Registration Deadline: 8/25/2014 (Has passed)
Cancellation Deadline: 8/22/2014 (Has passed)
Sorry, this event is full
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Fee: $30
Description:
This workshop is designed for all interpreters and will establish the foundation for a needed paradigm shift in how sign language interpreters can best support the unique needs of students who are hard of hearing.

Workshop will be presented in ASL.

Corey Axelrod is hard of hearing since birth and fourth generation with a hearing loss in his family. Corey earned his bachelor’s degree in business management and master’s in business administration (MBA) from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Corey currently is an account executive with Communication Services for the Deaf (CSD).


 
8/27/2014
Administration of the Woodcock-Johnson IV Test of Achievement and Tests of Oral Language
4210-SpEd_WJ_IVSept11_14
Presenter/Facilitator:Dr. Milton J. Dehn
Participants:Region 11 Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Special Education Administrators
Building/Organization:MN Department of Education
Room:Conference Center A, Room 13
Address:1500 Hwy. 36 West
City:Roseville MN 55113

Start Date:9/11/2014
Time(s):8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Registration Check-in 8:00
Funding for this workshop is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States, CFDA 84.027A.
Registration Deadline: 9/9/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 9/9/2014
Sorry, this event is full
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Jan Parkman
Jan.Parkman@metroecsu.org
Fee: $75
Description:
This workshop teaches administration, scoring, and interpretation of all of the tests of achievement, with emphasis on the new tests and the changes from the WJ III. All administration and scoring details will be reviewed, followed by modeling of the procedures on video, and an opportunity for participants to practice scoring. There will also be an emphasis on interpretation of the test results. Tests from the WJ IV Oral Language battery will also be reviewed, with emphasis on the tests most applicable to a learning disability assessment.

Dr. Milton J. Dehn, NCSP, is a nationally recognized expert on psychoeducational assessment and children’s memory problems. A former school psychology professor, Dr. Dehn is now a private practice school psychologist and the program director for Schoolhouse Educational Services. He has authored books on cognitive and memory assessment, and is the author of a psychological test and test-scoring software.

 
9/11/2014
Administration of the Woodcock-Johnson IV Test of Achievement and Tests of Oral Language
4210-SpEd_WJ_IVSept12_14
Presenter/Facilitator:Dr. Milton J. Dehn
Participants:Region 11 Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Special Education Administrators
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112

Start Date:9/12/2014
Time(s):8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration check-in 8:00
Funding for this workshop is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States, CFDA 84.027A.
Registration Deadline: 9/10/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 9/10/2014
Sorry, this event is full
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Jan Parkman
Jan.Parkman@metroecsu.org
Fee: $75
Description:
This workshop teaches administration, scoring, and interpretation of all of the tests of achievement, with emphasis on the new tests and the changes from the WJ III. All administration and scoring details will be reviewed, followed by modeling of the procedures on video, and an opportunity for participants to practice scoring. There will also be an emphasis on interpretation of the test results. Tests from the WJ IV Oral Language battery will also be reviewed, with emphasis on the tests most applicable to a learning disability assessment.

Dr. Milton J. Dehn, NCSP, is a nationally recognized expert on psychoeducational assessment and children’s memory problems. A former school psychology professor, Dr. Dehn is now a private practice school psychologist and the program director for Schoolhouse Educational Services. He has authored books on cognitive and memory assessment, and is the author of a psychological test and test-scoring software.

 
9/12/2014
Home School Liaison Network
6400-Home_School_Network_2014-15
Presenter/Facilitator:Metro ECSU Home School Liaison Network Facilitator
Participants:School District Liaisons to Home School Families
Building/Organization:Great Room
Room:Fairview Community Center
Address:1910 W. County Road B
City:Roseville, MN 55113

Start Date:9/17/2014
Time(s):1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Additional Information:This network meets four times during the school year on Wednesdays from 1-3 pm. The four meeting dates are: 9/17/14; 11/12/14; 1/14/15; 4/8/15.
Registration Deadline: 4/8/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 4/6/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Susan Frame
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $110.00 non-member/$60.00 Metro ECSU members
Description:
School district liaisons to families who are home schooling are invited to join in the collegial sharing of ideas, resources and concerns through the Metro ECSU Home School Liaison Network.

 
9/17/2014
Communities of Practice
6400-CoP
Presenter/Facilitator:Metro ECSU Staff
Participants:Leadership Teams of 2-4 teachers and administrators who implement and/or monitor teacher evaluation plans.
Building/Organization:Training Room
Room:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:9/24/2014
Time(s):8:30am-3:30pm
Additional Information:Check-in 8:00am.
FOUR days of training: September 24 and December 9, 2014 and February 9 and April 22, 2015 from 8:30am to 3:30pm Leadership teams should commit to attending all four training days.
Registration Deadline: 9/22/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 9/19/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Sandy Giancola
sandy.giancola@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $560/team; $160 additional team member
Description:
Note: Communities of Practice will meet on four separate training days: September 24 and December 9, 2014 and February 9 and April 22, 2015 from 8:30am to 3:30pm

Team members should be committed to attending all four training days when registering for Communities of Practice.

What are Communities of Practice?
A Community of Practice will: 1)Examine the implementation of their teacher development and evaluation plans;Engage in collaborative activities and discussions; 2)Help each other in problem solving and posing solutions; 3) Share information and practices; and 4) Conduct continuous improvement cycles (Plan-Do-Study-Act) on their own teacher development and evaluation plans throughout the school year.

Who should attend?
Leadership teams composed of 2-4 teachers and administrators who have responsibility in implementing and/or monitoring their locally developed teacher development and evaluation plans.  Topics may include: Peer Review, Monitoring the Plan, Supporting Teacher Growth, and Using Data to Improve Implementation


 
9/24/2014
SEPT 2014 PBIS Coach Meetings - Hot Topics - Networking - Cohort 10
6410-PBIS_CM_ECSU_9-24-14
Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Osterhus
Participants:PBIS Coaches from Cohorts 2 thru 10 are welcome to register.
Building/Organization:Oak Room
Room:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:9/24/2014
Time(s):9:00am - 3:00pm
Hot Topics 9-11am -Recognition Systems and Buy-In Networking Lunch 11am-12noon Cohort 10 12noon-3pm When registering check the sessions you will attend. One, two or all three.
Registration Deadline: 9/21/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 9/21/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Sarah Ryan-Wood
sarah.ryan-wood@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Ann Osterhus
pbis.ann@gmail.com
Fee: 0
Description:
3 separate meetings in 1 day, come to 1, 2 or all 3.

A continental breakfast with hot and cold beverages will be provided.

Hot Topics 9-11am -Recognition Systems and Buy-In
What does research say about (Hot topic title)? What do other school's use that is working? Come prepared to share about your school's ideas and successes.

Networking Lunch 11am-12noon
Lunch with a beverage will be provided. Bring your laptop or tablet and any other tools that will help you share and network with other attendees.

Cohort 10 12noon-3pm
Please bring an example of your expectations and a laptop or tablet.

 
9/24/2014
Accelerating Achievement: The Promise of Standards-Based IEPs
4210-SpEd_AccelAchieveSept29_14
Presenter/Facilitator:Billie A. McQuillan and Jan Parkman
Participants:Region 11 Special Education Staff
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills MN 55112

Start Date:9/29/2014
Time(s):8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration check-in 8:00
Funding for this workshop is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States, CFDA 84.027A.
Registration Deadline: 9/25/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 9/25/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Jan Parkman
Jan.Parkman@metroecsu.org
Fee: $40
Description:
This presentation will include an opportunity to explore Minnesota’s State Standards for English-Language Arts as well as a discussion of how these standards can be used as a framework for developing IEP goals and planning instruction to accelerate student learning.

Participants will develop a deeper understanding of:

The underlying intent of the ELA standards, grade level expectations, how they can accelerate learning for all students, and how learning progresses across grades

Prioritizing standards based upon the needs of individual students, developing a comprehensive Present Level of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP), and developing goals and objectives that link to the standards and the instructional needs of the student that will accelerate the achievement of special education students.


 
9/29/2014
Fall 2014 Statewide ASD/DCD Collaborative Network Meetings
4920-Fall2014ASD_DCD_Network
Presenter/Facilitator:Tami Childs
Participants:ASD and/or DCD Network Members ONLY
Location: Dependent on selection
Start Date:9/29/2014
Time(s):9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Check-in: 8:30
Additional Information:This is a two-day network meeting: September 29 and 30. Day 2: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Remote Sites Info | Funding for this workshop is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States, CFDA 84.027A.
Registration Deadline: 9/22/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 9/22/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Shuyin Maciel/Dolly Carr
shuyin.maciel@metroecsu.org/dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: ASD:Tami Childs/DCD: Marcia Holman
tami.childs@metroecsu.org/marcia.holman@metroecsu.org
Fee: no fee
Description:
Separate ASD and DCD Network meetings: Monday morning

Presenters:
Monday afternoon – Laura Tubbs Booth
Legal Issues as they relate to Special Education

Tuesday – Sheila Merzer, Elizabeth Reeve and Jan Ostrom

Psychiatric Comorbidities in Children with Developmental Differences:
Medical and Behavioral Interventions and Implications for Educators



 
9/29/2014
Machine Guarding Workshop
8600-H&S_MG_10/6/14
Presenter/Facilitator:Frank Schmidt
Participants:industrial arts,maintenance,shop,custodial
Building/Organization:St Cloud Civic Center
Room:St Cloud
Address:10 Fourth Avenue South
City:St Cloud, MN 56301

Start Date:10/6/2014
Time(s):8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Additional Information:Check in starts at 8:00
Registration Deadline: 10/6/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 10/3/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
612-638-1512
Contact - Program Questions: Mike Weigel
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Fee: $175
Description:
Discussion of OSHA regulations, proper machine guarding on shop equipment, preventive maintenance, inform shop instructors what they must do to provide a safe environment, session can be charged to 352 Health & Safety.

 
10/6/2014
Leading in a Culture of Change
6970-MPAFullan_10/7/2014
Presenter/Facilitator:Michael Fullan
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES
Room:Grand Hall
Address:1667 Snelling Ave. N.
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:10/7/2014
Time(s):8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Additional Information:Two half-day sessions are offered - morning or afternoon.
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 10/1/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 10/6/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $125 MPA members over Tier/$175 non MPA members
Description:
The Principal: Three Keys for Maximizing Impact
This session focuses on how school and district leaders can develop collaborative cultures that improve instruction across the school and district that result in improved student engagement and achievement. Specific video examples will be used to demonstrate what this looks like in action.

Participants will examine how effective collaborative cultures can be put into practice. Keys for maximizing impact are:
•Principal as lead learner.
•Principal as system player.
•Principal as change agent.


 
10/7/2014
Leading in a Culture of Change
6970-MPAFullan_PM__follow-up
Presenter/Facilitator:Michael Fullan
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES
Room:TBD
Address:1667 Snelling Ave. N.
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:10/7/2014
Time(s):12:00 - 1:00 pm
Additional Information:Only offered after AM
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 10/1/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 10/6/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $30
Description:
Implication & application: Take this opportunity to process the workshop content & think through implications & applications for your district.

 
10/7/2014
October 2014 PBIS Coach Meetings - Hot Topics - Networking - Cohort 10
6410-PBIS_CM_Eagan_10-7-14
Presenter/Facilitator:Ann Osterhus
Participants:PBIS Coaches from Cohorts 2 thru 10 are welcome to register.
Building/Organization:.
Room:Eagan Community Center
Address:1501 Central Parkway Eagan
City:Eagan, MN 55121

Start Date:10/7/2014
Time(s):9:00am - 3:00pm
Hot Topics 9-11am -Recognition Systems and Buy-In, Networking Lunch 11am-12noon, Cohort 10 12noon-3pm, When registering check the sessions you will attend. One, two or all three.
Registration Deadline: 10/3/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 10/3/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Lauren Sparr
lauren.sparr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Ann Osterhus
pbis.ann@gmail.com
Fee: 0
Description:
3 separate meetings in 1 day, come to 1, 2 or all 3.

A continental breakfast with hot and cold beverages will be provided.

Hot Topics 9-11am -Recognition Systems and Buy-In
What does research say about (Hot topic title)? What do other school's use that is working? Come prepared to share about your school's ideas and successes.

Networking Lunch 11am-12noon
Lunch with a beverage will be provided. Bring your laptop or tablet and any other tools that will help you share and network with other attendees.

Cohort 10 12noon-3pm
Please bring an example of your expectations and a laptop or tablet.

 
10/7/2014
Can You Spell That Please?
4210-SpEd_Spell_InterpOct9_14
Presenter/Facilitator:Patty Gordon and Jey Fehrman
Participants:MN ASL Educational Interpreters, Signing EAs AND Teachers of the Deaf/HH. Please come as a district team.
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112

Start Date:10/9/2014
Time(s):5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Check-in & supper: 4:15-5:00
Additional Information:St. Catherine University is an approved RID sponsor for continuing education activities. This program is offered for .2 CEUs and assumes some knowledge of the topic.
Presenters Bio. Funding for this workshop is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States, CFDA 84.027A.
Registration Deadline: 10/6/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 10/6/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Kathy Pittelko
kathy.pittelko@metroecsu.org
Fee: $15
Description:
The focus of this workshop is to work together on strengthening the use of fingerspelling with Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. We will focus on a few key ideas related to the use of fingerspelling in the classroom setting. This will be done through a combination of lecture and small group discussion. Teachers, Signing EA’s and Interpreters will begin to collaborate on strategies of fingerspelling appropriately as part of a D/HH student’s linguistic development and as a means to access academic content. Facilitators will introduce each objective and pose a question for participants to discuss in small groups. Some summary information will be gleaned from the groups and the next objective will be introduced. Participants will be provided with a summary and a list of resources after the workshop concludes.


 
10/9/2014
Accelerating Achievement: The Promise of Standards-Based IEPs Part II
4210-SpEd_AccelAchievPart2Oct27_14
Presenter/Facilitator:Billie A. McQuillan and Jan Parkman
Participants:Region 11 Special Education staff who have completed Accelerating Achievement Standards-Based IEP workshop part I.
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:1st Floor Training Room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills MN 55112

Start Date:10/27/2014
Time(s):8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration check-in 8:00
Additional Information:Funding for this workshop is made possible with a grant from the MN Department of Education. The source of the funds is federal award Special Education – Programs to States, CFDA 84.027A.
Registration Deadline: 10/23/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 10/23/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Dolly Carr
dolly.carr@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Jan Parkman
Jan.Parkman@metroecsu.org
Fee: $40
Description:
This presentation is designed as a follow up session for participants who have attended “Accelerating Achievement: the Promise of Promise of Standards-Based IEPs”. In this session, participants are encouraged to bring some of their own student files to work on during the day. We will provide some structured support and a sample case study to illustrate how to for prioritize standards, develop a comprehensive PLAAFP, analyze the instructional gap, determine instructional priorities and develop goals and objectives for students. We will provide some review as well the opportunity to think deeper about MN ELA standards and developing Standards-Based IEPs and effective instruction for students.
Participants will have time and support to:
• Develop a comprehensive PLAAFP for several students, including prioritizing standards to address
• Analyze the instructional gap for these students in order to determine instructional priorities to narrow this gap
• Develop Goals and objectives to address these needs/priorities
• Plan for effectively meeting these instructional needs


 
10/27/2014
Teaching and Engaging With the Brain in Mind
6970-MPA_Jensen_10/28/14
Presenter/Facilitator:Eric Jensen
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES
Room:Grand Hall
Address:1667 Snelling Ave N
City:St Paul, Mn 55108

Start Date:10/28/2014
Time(s):8:30 am 3:00 pm
Additional Information:All day session
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices. Each group member should enter ind. registration and place "Team Leader Name" in the PO Number: box, last name first.
Registration Deadline: 10/20/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 10/20/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: MPA members $150 ea. or team of 5 $650 non MPA members $220 ea. or team of 5 $1000
Description:
This session is intended for leaders and teacher teams. Jensen will present connections between recent brain research and student motivation. He will suggest effective strategies and ways to replicate those best practices in your school.

Brains can and do change for the better or worse, strong teaching trumps home life, mindsets for better teaching and learning, school climate and instructional climate matter more than you though and cognitive capacity can be built.

Team planning will be provided to work through implications and applications.


 
10/28/2014
ELL Advocate Leadership Series
6400-EL_Advocate_Series_
Presenter/Facilitator:Julie Krohn
Participants:District/school ELL/ESL specialists/coaches, ESL coordinators
Building/Organization:training room
Room:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:10/30/2014
Time(s):9: 00 am - 12:00 pm
Additional Information:This will be a four part series: 10/30/14; 12/11/14; 1/15/15; 3/16/15
These dates are the same dates as the EL Network Series. Consider registering to attend the network meetings from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
Registration Deadline: 3/18/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 3/18/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame: 612-638-1500
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Krohn: 612-638-1522
julie.krohn@metroecsu.org
Fee: $300/person; $200/person for Metro ECSU members
Description:
We will discuss a variety of ways to become leaders in the area of advocating for English Language Learners.

 
10/30/2014
ELL Leadership Network
6400-ELL_Network_2014-15
Presenter/Facilitator:Julie Krohn
Participants:District/school ELL/ESL specialists/coaches, ESL coordinators
Building/Organization:training room
Room:Metro ECSU
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:10/30/2014
Time(s):1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Additional Information:This network will meet four times: 10/30/14; 12/11/14; 1/15/15; 3/16/15
There is also an EL advocate leadership series from 9 am -12 pm on the same dates. Consider registering for both.
Registration Deadline: 3/18/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 3/18/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Susan Frame: 612-638-1500
susan.frame@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Krohn: 612-638-1522
julie.krohn@metroecsu.org
Fee: $150/person; $80/person for Metro ECSU members
Description:
Would you like to share your experience with other ELL leaders? Are you interested in learning about how other schools and districts make decisions about curriculum, program models and instruction for ELL students? Join our new network and identify and discuss the hot topics around ELL student achievement.

 
10/30/2014
Unlicensed Electrical Training
8600-HSElec_11/17/14
Presenter/Facilitator:Eric Olson Ryan Electric
Participants:custodians, maintenance staff, boiler operators any staff that would do repair
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:conference room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:11/17/2014
Time(s):8:30 am - 10:30 am
You will have to register on the Department of Labor website https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx if you do not have a license number before the workshop. $10 invoicing fee applies to all invoices
Registration Deadline: 11/14/2014
Cancellation Deadline: 11/14/2014
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Mike Weigel
mjweigel@aol.ocm
Fee: $50
Description:
The state requires that anyone doing electrical work of any kind must be licensed. Anyone can apply and be registered as an “unlicensed electrician.” However, there are restrictions as to what they are allowed to do. The one that is attractive to schools is using the “unlicensed” person to do repair work only. They can do repairs or replacement of existing equipment as long as they do it under a contractor’s license. There is no limit to the number of people who can take the required 2 hour training.

Please make sure that you fill out the Unlicensed Electrician Application on the Department of Labor & Industry website at this link https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx . You will need your license number when you take the class.

 
11/17/2014
Unlicensed Electrical Training
8600-HSElect_1/12/15
Presenter/Facilitator:Eric Olson Ryan Electric
Participants:custodians, maintenance staff, boiler operators any staff that would do repair
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:conference room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:1/12/2015
Time(s):8:30 am - 10:30 am
You will have to register on the Department of Labor website https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx if you do not have a license number. A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 1/9/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 1/9/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Mike Weigel
mjweigel@aol.ocm
Fee: $50
Description:
The state requires that anyone doing electrical work of any kind must be licensed. Anyone can apply and be registered as an “unlicensed electrician.” However, there are restrictions as to what they are allowed to do. The one that is attractive to schools is using the “unlicensed” person to do repair work only. They can do repairs or replacement of existing equipment as long as they do it under a contractor’s license. There is no limit to the number of people who can take the required 2 hour training.

Please make sure that you fill out the Unlicensed Electrician Application on the Department of Labor & Industry website at this link https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx . You will need your license number when you take the class.

 
1/12/2015
Four Critical Behaviors of Transformational Leader
6970-MPAMuhammad_PM_follow-up
Presenter/Facilitator:Anthony Muhammad
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES
Room:TBD
Address:1667 Snelling Ave. N.
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:1/14/2015
Time(s):12:00 - 1:00 pm
Additional Information:Only offered after AM
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 1/9/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 1/9/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $30
Description:
Implication & application: Take this opportunity to process the workshop content & think through implications & applications for your district.




 
1/14/2015
Four Critical Behaviors of Transformational Leader
6970-MPAMuhammad_1/14/2015
Presenter/Facilitator:Anthony Muhammad
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES
Room:Grand Hall
Address:1667 Snelling Ave. N.
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:1/14/2015
Time(s):8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Additional Information:Two half-day sessions are offered - morning or afternoon.
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 1/9/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 1/9/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $125 MPA members over Tier/$175 non MPA members
Description:
Gain insight on the age-old battle of getting staff buy-in on school improvement initiatives. Understand the root causes of staff resistance to change. Acquire a clear understanding of the problem and concrete strategies that will improve your school culture. Understand the factors that lead to the formation of healthy and toxic cultures. Focus on the leader’s role in shaping school culture through emphasis on communication, trust building, capacity and competency building, and fair, universal accountability. Presentation based on a new book coming in 2015, Four Critical Behaviors of a Transformational School Leader.




 
1/14/2015
Unlicensed Electrical Training
8600-HSElect_2/9/15
Presenter/Facilitator:Eric Olson Ryan Electric
Participants:custodians, maintenance staff, boiler operators any staff that would do repair
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:conference room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:2/9/2015
Time(s):8:30 am - 10:30 am
You will have to register on the Department of Labor website https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx if you do not have a license number. A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 2/6/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 2/6/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Mike Weigel
mjweigel@aol.ocm
Fee: $50
Description:
The state requires that anyone doing electrical work of any kind must be licensed. Anyone can apply and be registered as an “unlicensed electrician.” However, there are restrictions as to what they are allowed to do. The one that is attractive to schools is using the “unlicensed” person to do repair work only. They can do repairs or replacement of existing equipment as long as they do it under a contractor’s license. There is no limit to the number of people who can take the required 2 hour training.

Please make sure that you fill out the Unlicensed Electrician Application on the Department of Labor & Industry website at this link https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx . You will need your license number when you take the class.

 
2/9/2015
Unlicensed Electrical Training
8600-HSElect_3/16/15
Presenter/Facilitator:Eric Olson Ryan Electric
Participants:custodians, maintenance staff, boiler operators any staff that would do repair
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:conference room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:3/16/2015
Time(s):8:30 am - 10:30 am
You will have to register on the Department of Labor website https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx if you do not have a license number. A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 3/13/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 3/13/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Mike Weigel
mjweigel@aol.ocm
Fee: $50
Description:
The state requires that anyone doing electrical work of any kind must be licensed. Anyone can apply and be registered as an “unlicensed electrician.” However, there are restrictions as to what they are allowed to do. The one that is attractive to schools is using the “unlicensed” person to do repair work only. They can do repairs or replacement of existing equipment as long as they do it under a contractor’s license. There is no limit to the number of people who can take the required 2 hour training.

Please make sure that you fill out the Unlicensed Electrician Application on the Department of Labor & Industry website at this link https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx . You will need your license number when you take the class.

 
3/16/2015
Unlicensed Electrical Training
8600-HSElect_4/13/15
Presenter/Facilitator:Eric Olson Ryan Electric
Participants:custodians, maintenance staff, boiler operators any staff that would do repair
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:conference room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:4/13/2015
Time(s):8:30 am - 10:30 am
You will have to register on the Department of Labor website https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx if you do not have a license number. A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 4/10/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 4/10/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Mike Weigel
mjweigel@aol.ocm
Fee: $50
Description:
The state requires that anyone doing electrical work of any kind must be licensed. Anyone can apply and be registered as an “unlicensed electrician.” However, there are restrictions as to what they are allowed to do. The one that is attractive to schools is using the “unlicensed” person to do repair work only. They can do repairs or replacement of existing equipment as long as they do it under a contractor’s license. There is no limit to the number of people who can take the required 2 hour training.

Please make sure that you fill out the Unlicensed Electrician Application on the Department of Labor & Industry website at this link https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx . You will need your license number when you take the class.

 
4/13/2015
Leadership for Standards-based Grading: Mindsets, Myth-busting, and Shifting Culture
6970-MPAWormeli_4/17/2015
Presenter/Facilitator:Rick Wormeli
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES
Room:Grand Hall
Address:1667 Snelling Ave. N.
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:4/17/2015
Time(s):8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Additional Information:Two half-day sessions are offered - morning or afternoon
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 4/10/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 4/14/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $125 MPA members over Tier/$175 non MPA members
Description:
Critical mass is rising: Grades need to have integrity. Teachers say their grades indicate student performance against curriculum standards, but do they really? And what about all these diverse students – How do we grade them fairly? Join us for an unusually candid presentation on standards-based grading with emphasis on the leadership needed to help teachers develop constructive grading practices that truly advance student learning.




 
4/17/2015
Leadership for Standards-based Grading: Mindsets, Myths-busting, and Shifting Culture
6970-MPAWormeli_PM_follow-up
Presenter/Facilitator:Anthony Muhammad
Participants:Principals and other educators
Building/Organization:TIES
Room:TBD
Address:1667 Snelling Ave. N.
City:St. Paul, MN 55108

Start Date:4/17/2015
Time(s):12:00 - 1:00 pm
Additional Information:Only offered after AM
A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 4/10/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 4/14/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Julie Frame
julie.frame@metroecsu.org
Fee: $30
Description:
Implication & application: Take this opportunity to process the workshop content & think through implications & applications for your district.




 
4/17/2015
Unlicensed Electrical Training
8600-HSElect_5/18/15
Presenter/Facilitator:Eric Olson Ryan Electric
Participants:custodians, maintenance staff, boiler operators any staff that would do repair
Building/Organization:Metro ECSU
Room:conference room
Address:2 Pine Tree Drive
City:Arden Hills, MN 55112


Start Date:5/18/2015
Time(s):8:30 am - 10:30 am
You will have to register on the Department of Labor website https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx if you do not have a license number. A $10 processing fee applies to all invoices.
Registration Deadline: 5/15/2015
Cancellation Deadline: 5/15/2015
Contact - Registration Questions: Cindy Bernier
cindy.bernier@metroecsu.org
Contact - Program Questions: Mike Weigel
mjweigel@aol.ocm
Fee: $50
Description:
The state requires that anyone doing electrical work of any kind must be licensed. Anyone can apply and be registered as an “unlicensed electrician.” However, there are restrictions as to what they are allowed to do. The one that is attractive to schools is using the “unlicensed” person to do repair work only. They can do repairs or replacement of existing equipment as long as they do it under a contractor’s license. There is no limit to the number of people who can take the required 2 hour training.

Please make sure that you fill out the Unlicensed Electrician Application on the Department of Labor & Industry website at this link https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/license/initialapp.aspx . You will need your license number when you take the class.

 
5/18/2015