Regional Centers of Excellence
Develop partnerships with local and regional service cooperatives, postsecondary institutions, integrated school districts, MDE, children's mental health providers, or other local or regional entities interested in providing a cohesive and consistent delivery system that serves all schools equitably with the Northeast, West Central, and Southwest regional areas.
November 18, 2013 – June 30, 2014
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 116, Article 2, Section 7
Lakes Country Service Cooperative
Northeast Service Cooperative
Southwest/West Central Service Cooperative
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.