Program Approval Forms are used when a district is applying for program approval in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) area or when the Perkins region is up for the five-year renewal, as designated in Minnesota Rules 3505.
Secondary Career and Technical Education Program Approval Rubrics The Program Approval Rubrics identify minimal standards and quality indicators for elements of a state-approved career and technical education program. A district must meet at least the minimal standard in each element of the rubrics to gain state approval for its career and technical education program.
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.