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
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.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14TH
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
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.
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
Cultural competency Film Series
Films featured may satisfy "Cultural Competency" relicensure requirements per MN Statute 8710.0310.
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.
Free for individuals employed directly by SouthWest Metro
Get in Touch!
Have questions about courses and Professional Development? Contact
DIRECTOR OF ADULT LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288
792 Canterbury Road, Suite 211
Shakopee, MN 55379
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