School districts are required to report staff development activities and expenditures for both their district and school sites. According to Minnesota Statutes, section 122A.60, Subdivision 4, the district and site staff development committees shall write and submit a report for the previous year in the form and manner determined by the commissioner. This report is due by October 15 of each year. All districts, including those not reserving funds, must complete a report.
View the 2011-12 Online Staff Development Report FAQ for answers to questions frequently asked by school and district staff when completing the online report.
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Meet Minnesota's 2013 National Distinguished Principal!
Mari Lu Martens, Principal of Sibley East Elementary schools, was selected as Minnesota's 2013 National Distinguished Principal. The program honors principals who set the pace, character and quality of education children receive during their early school years -- and highlights the fundamental importance of the school principal in achieving educational excellence for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students. “It is about doing things right, and doing the right things,” said Martens. .