The purpose of the blind-visually impaired advisory committee is to provide specific advice and counsel to the Minnesota Resource Center regarding ways to improve learning results for students who are blind-visually impaired, determine priorities for action, address technical issues and offer counsel on general operations of the Center.
The committee provides general advice and counsel to the Special Education Advisory Panel and the Office of Special Education in the Minnesota Department of Education regarding general procedures for addressing the needs of students who are blind-visually impaired within the context of special education program rules, priorities, procedures, and funding.
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.