EDvancement ... A PD Framework for Minnesota Schools!
The Minnesota Service Cooperatives offer a wide variety of workshops, seminars, and conferences. The agencies also host a number of professional networks, associations, and learning communities. Training opportunities may be offered on a regional basis or customized to fit the needs of individual organizations, including on-site training. Professional Development offerings serve many employee groups: from School Administrators to Bus Drivers, from CEO to Administrative Assistants, from Custodian to Paraprofessionals.
MDE Commissioner Heather Mueller’s focus on learning recovery noted in this article has districts across the state developing strategies to address these needs for their students. Educators across Minnesota are already benefiting from our ongoing partnership with BloomBoard. While our partnership isn’t new, we are excited to share with you some new offerings to equip you for challenges you and your teachers are facing as a direct result of COVID-19.Click on each of the "Building Educator Skills ... " arrows below to explore the micro-credential options available to MN school districts. Please reach out to Jen McLachlan with any questions you have.
In partnership with BloomBoard, MSC is working with districts across the state to offer a competency-based professional learning framework comprising a series of micro-endorsements, which allow educators to prove proficiency in specific practice areas while accumulating masters equivalent credit hours.