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Professional Development
FOR EDUCATORS

SOUTHWEST METRO INTERMEDIATE DISTRICT 288


CPI TRAINING

For NEW SWMetro Staff ONLY

Join Barbie Carlson-Litscher at River Valley Education Center for a CPI 12 Hour Class. You will be certified in CPI for the year at the end of the 12 hours.

FRIDAY, MARCH 12TH  |  8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FRIDAY, MARCH 19TH  |  8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This is an in-person training held at
RIVER VALLEY EDUCATION CENTER  |  100 Hope Ave, Jordan


REGISTER HERE

CPI Training

RELICENSURE DAYS

APRIL 14 - 17, 2021

Get your relicensure needs met through online learning options such as Suicide Prevention training, meeting the needs of ELL learners, reading strategies, and fulfilling your cultural competency standards.

All classes are free to staff directly employed by SWMetro.


DOWNLOAD THE COURSE FLYER HERE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14TH

Cultural Competency: An In-Depth Conversation About Race in Minnesota

Discuss and learn from others about the history of race in Minnesota. Learn about the ramifications of systemic racism, racial covenants, and Minnesota's shift from the events of 2020. Applies towards subsections of the MN Statute 8710.0310 for relicensure.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15TH

Approaches & Perspectives for Youth Suicide Prevention & Awareness

Overview of myths and facts about suicide and mental health. Learn the difference between risk factors and warning signs. Despite the gravity of suicide, there is hope to be found, and there are protective factors that educators can help provide for students. Learn about the tangible, concrete steps you can take to be a mental health advocate for your students.


WELLNESS SERIES

Join SouthWest Metro during our series on wellness, health, cooking and DIY workshops and courses.
Courses are all online through to Spring 2021. Links to live classes are sent the week before. Come join the fun and focus on YOU!

$5.00 per attendee including member and non-member district employees
Free to SouthWest Metro employees

CULINARY JOURNEYS

Tuesday, March 16th

ZENTANGLE

Thursday, March 11th

STRESS REDUCTION

Wednesday, March 24th


Cultural competency Film Series

Watch documentary films by and for historically underrepresented voices in the American experience followed by thoughtful discussion moderated by members of the SouthWest Metro Intermediate District Equity Team & special local guests.

Films featured may satisfy "Cultural Competency" relicensure requirements per MN Statute 8710.0310.

SWIM TEAM

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2021

Join SouthWest Metro’s Equity Team for the last Cultural Competency Film Screening of the school year. Director Laura Stolman will be joining us for discussion regarding the film afterwards.

In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels winning.

$5.00
Free for individuals employed directly by SouthWest Metro


Get in Touch!

Have questions about courses and Professional Development? Contact

ELIZABETH HARNER
DIRECTOR OF ADULT LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

(952) 567-8107
eharner@swmetro.k12.mn.us


SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288
792 Canterbury Road, Suite 211
Shakopee, MN 55379


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