Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Time:  09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom (breakouts will be used for individual consultation meetings)
Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkce6hrDwiE90O8Y1w3oyMhzxoKDmR_wXH 

Join us for New Year! New U! A collaborative effort to recruit candidates seeking a professional Special Education teaching career and/or licensure opportunities in Minnesota. You are invited to this free event. The New Year, New U!

Advisors from Grand Canyon University, Saint Mary’s University, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State University-Moorhead, Minnesota State University- Mankato, University of St. Thomas, and Winona State University, will provide information regarding initial or additional licensure programs. Information about financial services will be presented by Region 10 Low Incidence Projects, Education Minnesota, and Minnesota Department of Education.

The Institutes of Higher Education collaborative is a group of special education directors and representatives from the regional colleges and universities that formed to build capacity around teacher recruitment, professional development, and retention of qualified teachers to develop a common voice for MN around education topics and take action for lasting impact.

Agenda

9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:15 How to find your passion
9:30 Rebecca Jackson, MDE Workforce Specialist
10:00 MN Low Incidence Project
10:15 Region 10 Low Incidence Project
10:30 Education Minnesota, Degrees not Debt
10:45 Informational sessions for each University
Admission and Individual Advising Meetings

Target Audience

Individuals pursuing or interested in pursuing Minnesota licensure in special education. This includes para-professionals, teachers on special permission, teachers with an ABS license, substitute teachers, and anyone with or without a bachelor’s degree.

What to have on hand

  • Attendees can bring unofficial transcripts to assist with determining pathway options that meet their licensure interests and lifestyle needs.
  • Individual advising time from Grand Canyon University, Saint Mary’s University, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State University-Moorhead, Minnesota State University- Mankato, University of St. Thomas, and Winona State University will provide information regarding initial or additional licensure programs.
  • Information about financial services will be presented by Region 10 Low Incidence Projects, Education Minnesota, and Minnesota Department of Education.  

We look forward to seeing you at this exciting educational event!

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Keri DeSutter