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September 2017
9/19/2017
Property Tax Workshop with Tom Melcher
Status: Expired
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Registration
Deadline:
9/18/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Ed Waltman Telephone: 507-327-2535 Fax: (507)389-1772
9/20/2017
DELTA
Status: Expired
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
9/19/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
9/26/2017
Woodcock Johnson IV Tests of Achievement and Tests of Oral Language
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Event Fee $35.00
Registration
Deadline:
9/25/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Erin Toninato Telephone: 5073891425 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: This workshop teaches administration, scoring, and interpretation of all the tests of achievement, with emphasis on the new tests and the changes from the WJ III. All administration and scoring details will be reviewed, followed by modeling of the procedures on video, and an opportunity for participants to practice scoring. There will also be an emphasis on interpretation of the test results. Test from the WJ IV Oral Language battery will also be reviewed, with emphasis on the tests most applicable to a learning disability assessment.
9/27/2017
Counselors Meeting
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
9/26/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: David Paschke Telephone: 507-235-4002
9/27/2017
South Central College Lab Tour
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 12:15 PM
Start Time: 12:45 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
9/26/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: David Paschke Telephone: 507-235-4002
Description: Tour attendees should meet at the South Central Service Cooperative at 12:45 or following the morning Counselors meeting.
9/28/2017
MCIS Workshop
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
9/27/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Gwenn Wolters Telephone: (507) 389-2123
Description: 8:15-8:30 Registration and Welcome
8:30-9:30 General Overview of MCIS
What’s New
•SLEDS Partnership and MCIS Data
•Parchment Updates
•Clever Partnership
•PLP Reports
Getting Started with MCIS
•Administration site vs MCIS live site
•Creating administration and staff accounts
•Using Clever to create student accounts and
use single sign-in capabilities
•Batch create student accounts – setting
protocols for password management
•Setting up student groups
•Add your school’s graduation requirements to
the Personal Learning Plans
•Changes to 2017 PLP Legislation

9:30-10:15 Navigating MCIS Information Files
•How students can create a portfolio
•Mega menus
•Scavenger hunt – navigating the occupations,
program of study, and school files
•Minnesota resources

10:15-10:30 BREAK

10:30-11:30 Using MCIS Portfolio Components to Create Student Personal Learning Plans (PLP)
•Career Plan including reflective writing
•Checklists
•My Course Plan
•College Application tracker – Parchment
Transcript Services
•Resume Maker
•Personal Learning Plans
•Academic Practice Test Packages – optional
components that can be added to your MCIS
license

11:30-12:30 Lunch will be provided

12:30-1:15 Assessment Tools

1:15-2:15 Exploring MCIS Education Files
•Post-secondary schools and school sort
•Paying for school
•Scholarships and Financial aid sort

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:15 Using the MCIS Site Administration
Tools for Data Maintenance and Reports
•Viewing student accounts and how to manage
them
•Reporting Tools
oPLP Reporting Tools and Customization

3:15-3:30 Wrap Up
9/30/2017
Reach for the Stars Affiliate Fee 2017-2018
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 4:30 PM
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 5:05 PM
Affiliate Status for 1 Program (Enter a 1 in the box to the left) $50.00
Affiliate Status for 2 Programs (Enter a 2 in the box to the left) $100.00
Affiliate Status for 3 Programs (Enter a 3 in the box to the left) $150.00
Affiliate Status for 4 Programs (Enter a 4 in the box to the left) $200.00
Affiliate Status for 5 Programs (Enter a 5 in the box to the left) $250.00
Affiliate Status for 6 Programs (Enter a 6 in the box to the left) $300.00
Registration
Deadline:
9/29/2017
Location 1: None
Location Map
None, MN
Contact: Synergy - Barbara Bergseth Telephone: 612-419-3619 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: Although Lifetouch provides generous support in printing and distributing Reach for the Stars, affiliate donations help support the costs of producing and administering the catalogue. Programs that make a $50 donation will be a Reach for the Stars Affiliate.

If you choose to be a Reach for the Stars Affiliate, please send a current logo and two to three event photos to reach@synergyexchange.org. Only programs designated as Affiliates will have their logo and photos included in the catalogue.
Comment: On the payment page, it is very important to enter the total number of programs in the Quantity field, not the cost.

If you have questions regarding your Affiliate membership, please contact Barb Bergseth at bbergseth@synergyexchange.org or 507-389-5112.

Thank you!
October 2017
10/4/2017
Technology Directors
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/3/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
10/4/2017
MN Academic Decathlon Coaches Meeting
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 3:15 PM
Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/3/2017
Location 1: SCSC Staff Conference Room 119
Location Map
N. Mankato, MN
Contact: Elyse Anderson Telephone: (507) 389-6851 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Discussion of the new competition format for the season, alignment with the overview of curriculum materials, team structure and strategies, practice questions, materials, potential scrimmages, state event, judges, etc.

Coaches may meet in person at the SCSC Conference Center, or join via conference call.
Comment: Please bring your school calendar, ideas for the local structure, promotional ideas and methods of recruiting, etc. Specific coaching strategies can be discussed/shared.
10/5/2017
Schools of Character Application Workshop - North Mankato
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 9:30 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Event Fee $10.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/2/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Synergy - Barbara Bergseth Telephone: 612-419-3619 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: This workshop is intended for school and district team members interested in learning more about the Schools of Character application process. Content will include information on building your team, stakeholder self-assessments, gathering data, application content, tips for success and what to expect after you apply.

The workshop will be led by the Minnesota Schools of Character coordinator and an administrator from a National School/District of Character. They will share their experience and answer questions on the application process.

10/6/2017
2017 Affiliate MEA Booth Participation
Status: Open
Event Fee $50.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/5/2017
Location 1: None
Location Map
None, MN
Contact: Synergy - Barbara Bergseth Telephone: 612-419-3619 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: As a benefit of being a Reach for the Stars Affiliate, programs may participate at conferences where Synergy & Leadership Exchange exhibits. We require a small fee as a shared cost of participation. You may either send us your materials to display/distribute at the booth and/or one member of your team may join our staff for a shift to distribute your materials. Contact Barb at bbergseth@synergyexchange.org for more information.
10/6/2017
Region 9 OAE Screening Training
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/2/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
10/6/2017
Perkins Articulation Meeting- Child Development Careers/Culinary Careers
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/5/2017
Location 1: MN West Technical & Community College - Room: TBD
Location Map
Marshall, MN
Location 2: Ridgewater College
Location Map
Hutchinson, MN
Location 3: South Central College
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Kelsey Rose Telephone: 507-389-6999 Fax: (507)389-1772
10/11/2017
Student Centered Learning Meeting
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 12:30 PM
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:45 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/10/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: Student Centered Learning Leadership Meeting (Community of Practice)
10/12/2017
Schools of Character Application Workshop - Roseville
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 9:30 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Event Fee $10.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/2/2017
Location 1: MN Dept. of Education - Room: Conference Center B, Room 17
Location Map
Roseville, MN
Contact: Synergy - Barbara Bergseth Telephone: 612-419-3619 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: This workshop is intended for school and district team members interested in learning more about the Schools of Character application process. Content will include information on building your team, stakeholder self-assessments, gathering data, application content, tips for success and what to expect after you apply.

The workshop will be led by the Minnesota Schools of Character coordinator and an administrator from a National School/District of Character. They will share their experience and answer questions on the application process.

10/13/2017
Perkins Articulation Meeting- Graphics
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/12/2017
Location 1: Austin Riverland Technical College - Room: A238
Location Map
Austin, MN
Location 2: MN West Technical & Community College - Room: TBD
Location Map
Marshall, MN
Location 3: Ridgewater College
Location Map
Hutchinson, MN
Location 4: South Central College
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Kelsey Rose Telephone: 507-389-6999 Fax: (507)389-1772
10/20/2017
2017-2018 Academic Decathlon Team Registration
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 10:55 PM
Start Time: 11:00 PM
End Time: 11:05 PM
Team Fee $350.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/20/2017
Location 1: *Online
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Elyse Anderson Telephone: (507) 389-6851 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Registration for the 2017-2018 season. Academic Decathlon® is a national scholastic competition designed to stimulate intellectual growth and encourage greater respect for knowledge. The format includes students with A, B and C grade-point averages competing in ten curricular areas. Competitions range from local scrimmages to national contests.
Comment: Please register under the name of the coach and provide the number of students participating. You do not need to list student names or division.

The Official Team Roster form can be found on our website to submit grade level and GPA's for competition purposes. GPA computation worksheets, code of conduct forms and student registration and parent permission forms can also be found on the website.

2017-2018 Season Dates:
Scrimmage 1: Oct. 28-29 (Art, Music, Lit)
Scrimmage 2: Nov. 18-19 (Math, Econ, Science, Social Science)
Scrimmage 3: Dec. 9-10 (All 7 tests, 15 minutes each)
Scrimmage 4 (Regionals): Jan. 13-14 (All 7 full tests)
State Online: Feb. 13-16, 2018
State In-Person: Feb. 25-26, 2018 at Oak Ridge in Chaska

Paperwork deadlines:
•Team registration deadline and participation fee ($350): Oct. 20, 2017
•Team Paperwork Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017. (Permission forms, Code of Conduct, Transcripts and GPA Calculations. Forms available at www.mnscsc.org/decathlon)
•Regional rosters due to MNAD: Dec. 15, 2017
•Oak Ridge Conference Center State Competition Reservations Due: January 2018
•Final Rosters & Interview Forms Due: Jan. 30, 2018

Link: Download forms and paperwork
10/23/2017
CTE Trade and Industry Frameworks
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 12:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/20/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Gwenn Wolters Telephone: (507) 389-2123
Description: The South Central Perkins Consortium has the opportunity to attend a presentation on the new CTE trade and industry frameworks. Because we have so many middle school programs in the technology education area we have also extended the frameworks to the middle school. Teachers are asked to bring a curriculum so they can learn how to adapt their curriculum to fit the frameworks. This is a presentation and a hands-on project.

Lunch will be provided.
10/24/2017
Science & Nature Conference - STUDENT Registration
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:35 PM
Event Fee $27.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/23/2017
Location 1: Gustavus Adolphus College
Location Map
St. Peter, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Welcome to the 2017 Science & Nature Conference!

Please attend with a responsible adult.

Remember your lunch! There will NOT be food or beverages available for purchase.

You will travel between buildings on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus - please dress accordingly.
Comment: You will receive a folder at the conference with your schedule, room numbers and a map of campus. We look forward to seeing you and hope you will enjoy the day!

The check-in and information desk is located in Alumni Hall. There is a map of campus located on the Science & Nature page of the SCSC website: http://mnscsc.org/student/science-nature.

If you are in grades 3-4 please attend the Opening Program in Alumni Hall and then proceed to you selected sessions as printed on your conference folder.

If you are in grades 5-6 you will attend your selected sessions as printed on your conference folder.

As a participant in the Science & Nature Conference, you grant SCSC permission to publish your photos and/or name for promotional purposes.
10/24/2017
Science & Nature Conference - CHAPERONE Registration
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:35 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/23/2017
Location 1: Gustavus Adolphus College
Location Map
St. Peter, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Welcome to the 2017 Science & Nature Conference! We are pleased you will be attending with students and providing them with essential adult supervision. All adults MUST register online even though you attend FREE of charge. Please be careful to use the “Chaperone Registration” and not the “Student Registration”.

We hope you will enjoy this special hands-on academic enrichment conference designed with your students in mind! Many of the presenters welcome your assistance with the activities they have planned and may even invite you to help them. Feel free to contribute! Classes are handicap accessible.

Please contact the conference coordinator to request any special needs.

You will travel between buildings on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus - please dress accordingly.
Comment: Please park in the visitors parking adjacent to the Jackson Campus Center and buses may park in the gravel lot near the football stadium. There is a map of campus on the Science & Nature page of the SCSC website: http://mnscsc.org/student/science-nature.

The check-in and information desk is located in Alumni Hall.

Lunch will NOT be available for purchase, please provide your own lunch and beverage.

Please allow students priority seating in sessions. Materials in sessions are limited to students unless otherwise noted by the presenter.

Please keep in mind that SCSC reserves the right to add/change classes, or substitute presenters as necessary due to cancellations or small registration numbers.
10/25/2017
DELTA
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/24/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
10/27/2017
Relicensure in a Day
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 1:00 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
All 6 sessions (please put a 1 in the box to the left) $350.00
If you are attending less than 6 sessions, enter the number of sessions in the box to the left $60.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/26/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: As part of the 125 clock hour requirement for license renewal, the Minnesota Legislature, by statute, requires ALL teachers to show evidence in the following six areas to renew a license.

These sessions are offered in one day and the times and areas are:
1)Technology 8-9 a.m.
2)Scientifically Based Reading 9-10 a.m.
3)Accommodations and Modifications 10-11 a.m.
4)Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
5)Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports 1-2 p.m.
6)Reflection and ELL Statement 2-3 p.m.

Participants may register for all six areas for $350 choose individual sessions for $60. Each session will have a set of materials for further study.

Lunch is on your own.
10/30/2017
Using Minnesota Student Survey Data to Inform Improvement Planning
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Fee $150.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/27/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: SCSC and the Minnesota Department of Education School Safety Technical Assistance Center are offering a one-day workshop on how to use student data in district improvement planning, focusing on improving school climate. This workshop will explore the link between chronic absenteeism and school climate, as they relate to academic achievement. Participants will be given the opportunity to use your district's attendance and Minnesota Student Survey data to better understand issues that may be effecting student achievement. Those attending will leave the workshop with concrete tools for implementing their own improvement process that incorporates school climate data into academic goal-setting.

For more information visit: http://mnscsc.org/scsc/media/teaching/docs/multiple-measures2.pdf
Comment: This workshop is intended for district leadership teams responsible for strategic planning, research and innovation, or using data in school improvement planning. Participants MUST attend as a team of at least 3 participants and the school or district must have participated in the most recent Minnesota Student Survey.

Lunch included in registration costs.
November 2017
11/3/2017
Perkins Articulation Meeting- Engineering & PLTW
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
11/2/2017
Location 1: Austin Riverland Technical College - Room: A238
Location Map
Austin, MN
Location 2: MN West Technical & Community College - Room: TBD
Location Map
Marshall, MN
Location 3: Ridgewater College
Location Map
Hutchinson, MN
Location 4: South Central College
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Kelsey Rose Telephone: 507-389-6999 Fax: (507)389-1772
11/6/2017
Dyslexia Signs and Solutions
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Event Fee $95.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/23/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Lori Langerud from Reading Resources will present on the following topics related to Dyslexia:

Overview of Dyslexia
Warning signs
Where to find additional research and resources
Where can parents go?
Screening tools
Interventions available
Now what?
Comment: This seminar is designed to be interactive, if you have a laptop chrome book or iPad, please bring it with you.

Lunch is included.
11/7/2017
Leading Edge National Certification for Online & Blended Teaching: Cohort 7 Fall 2017
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $450.00
Registration
Deadline:
10/31/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: This 10 week online course and National Certification is for teachers and education leaders who want to instruct online and blended courses.

The initial session requires that teachers meet in person on or participate in a video conference on Date TBD during the first full week of November starting at 9:00 AM at the South Central Service Cooperative site in North Mankato. Additional information will be sent directly to participants.

SOCRATES is the Minnesota Leading Edge Partner.
Link: Leading Edge Certification for Online and Blended Teaching
11/9/2017
Fall Reading Academy - Fluency Skills
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $150.00
Registration
Deadline:
11/8/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: This conference is a celebration of the Reading Academy readings and assignments. Participants will be treated to a keynote speaker and sessions on best practices and strategies in literacy as well as time to review the readings. The main focus in our strategies and best practices will be Academic Vocabulary. Each Reading Academy has the participants read a new reading list and is developed around a key reading component, which is Academic Vocabulary for the Nov. 15 session. This allows participants to earn their Continuing Education Units in Reading Academy more than once a year because the content is completely different each time.
Comment: The reading lists and link to online review form can be found here:http://mnscsc.org/teaching-learning/reading-academy
11/14/2017
Racial Justice Series: Cultural Competency, It's Time to Talk and Confronting Racism
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 12:30 PM
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Three-part series: Cultural Competency, It's Time to Talk, and Confronting Racism $150.00
Cultural Competency only (Nov. 14) $60.00
Registration
Deadline:
11/13/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Joyce Swenson Telephone: 507-389-5107 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Join us for this three-part series on racial justice in south central Minnesota. The goal of these workshops is to raise awareness and promote conversation about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. Participants can register for the entire series or individual workshops.

Cultural Competency (Nov. 14): This workshop addresses the invisible and subtle differences between cultures and
will help provide cross-cultural understanding. It will focus on identifying stereotypes, differentiating between bias, discrimination and racism by discussing the difference between immigrants and refugees, and heightening awareness of cultural differences.

It's Time to Talk (Dec. 12): This workshop utilizes trained facilitators to lead small group dialogue circles about race and racial justice. Participants will exchange ideas through a series of questions designed to garner authentic
introspection and discussion within a constructive and non-threatening environment.

Confronting Racism Minnesota Style (Jan. 23, 2018): This workshop helps participants develop and practice skills to identify and respond to racism within the dominant communication styles of the Midwest. It will provide tools that can be applied in various situations and taught to others to work toward a more inclusive community.
Comment: Participation is limited in capacity.
11/17/2017
Best Practices In Nondiscriminatory Assessment Professional Development
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Fee $35.00
Registration
Deadline:
11/3/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: provides participants with practical training in evaluating and identifying English Learners suspected of having a disability in a way that incorporates research and best practice through the lens of MDE due process requirements. With the growing number of EL students in our buildings, it is important that we approach the MTSS/Pre-referral process a bit differently for these students, as we must address key factors that may be contributing to academic difficulties. Although participants will not leave proficient in this subject as it isn't possible to become so in a day, they will leave with a wealth of information to further their learning as well as ways to apply much of the information in a practical fashion.
Comment: *Lunch and materials provided.
11/17/2017
Perkins Articulation Meeting-Computer Careers, Sales Marketing & Web Development
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
11/16/2017
Location 1: Austin Riverland Technical College - Room: A238
Location Map
Austin, MN
Location 2: MN West Technical & Community College - Room: TBD
Location Map
Marshall, MN
Location 3: Ridgewater College
Location Map
Hutchinson, MN
Location 4: South Central College
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Kelsey Rose Telephone: 507-389-6999 Fax: (507)389-1772
11/29/2017
DELTA
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
11/28/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
December 2017
12/6/2017
Technology Directors
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
12/5/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
12/12/2017
Racial Justice Series: It's Time to Talk
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 12:30 PM
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $60.00
Registration
Deadline:
12/11/2017
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Joyce Swenson Telephone: 507-389-5107 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Join us for this second part in a three-part series on racial justice in south central Minnesota. The goal of these workshops is to raise awareness and promote conversation about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. Participants can register for the entire series or individual workshops.

It's Time to Talk (Dec. 12): This workshop utilizes trained facilitators to lead small group dialogue circles about race and racial justice. Participants will exchange ideas through a series of questions designed to garner authentic
introspection and discussion within a constructive and non-threatening environment.
Comment: Participation is limited in capacity.
January 2018
1/23/2018
Racial Justice Series: Confronting Racism Minnesota Style
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 12:30 PM
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $60.00
Registration
Deadline:
1/22/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Joyce Swenson Telephone: 507-389-5107 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Join us for this final session of a three-part series on racial justice in south central Minnesota. The goal of these workshops is to raise awareness and promote conversation about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. Participants can register for the entire series or individual workshops.

This workshop helps participants develop and practice skills to identify and respond to racism within the dominant communication styles of the Midwest. It will provide tools that can be applied in various situations and taught to others to work toward a more inclusive community.
Comment: Participation is limited in capacity.
1/24/2018
DELTA
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
1/23/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
1/31/2018
Counselors Meeting
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
1/30/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: David Paschke Telephone: 507-235-4002
February 2018
2/7/2018
Technology Directors
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
2/6/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
2/20/2018
SCSC Regional Spelling Bee Registration
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 5:00 PM
Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Time: 9:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
2/19/2018
Location 1: South Central College
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: SCSC Regional Spelling Bee is for students from pre-registered schools that have won first place in their local Spelling Bees. The school spelling bee coordinator should register one student for the regional bee after the local bee is completed. Please use as much of the student's information as known. Registration should include at least a phone number or email address to contact the student's home directly in case of a weather related postponement.
2/21/2018
DELTA
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
2/20/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
March 2018
3/6/2018
Young Writers & Artists Conference - Registration Opens in January
Status: Open
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:35 PM
Event Fee $27.00
Location 1: Bethany Lutheran College
Location Map
Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
3/7/2018
Young Writers & Artists Conference - Registration Opens in January
Status: Open
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:35 PM
Event Fee $27.00
Location 1: Bethany Lutheran College
Location Map
Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
3/14/2018
Math Mania Tournament Individual Student Registration
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Fee $15.00
Registration
Deadline:
3/13/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Teams of five students will participate in individual, team and playoff rounds of competition surrounding mathematical thinking and problem solving.
Comment: Individual students will be placed on a team with others for that portion of the competition.
3/14/2018
Math Mania Tournament Team Registration
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
First team - enter a 1 in the box $75.00
Additional teams - enter the number of additional teams $50.00
Registration
Deadline:
3/13/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Teams of five students will participate in individual, team and playoff rounds of competition surrounding mathematical thinking and problem solving.
Comment: Please enter 5 for the number of attendees and the coach's information on the first page. Student's names, grade level and school should be entered on the second page for each team member. Other contact information for students is not necessary to complete. If you do not yet have your team names determined, please enter TBD.
3/21/2018
DELTA
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
3/20/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
3/23/2018
Relicensure in a Day
Status: Open
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
All 6 sessions (please put a 1 in the box to the left) $350.00
If you are attending less than 6 sessions, enter the number of sessions in the box to the left $60.00
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: As part of the 125 clock hour requirement for license renewal, the Minnesota Legislature, by statute, requires ALL teachers to show evidence in the following six areas to renew a license.

These sessions are offered in one day and the times and areas are:
1)Technology 8-9 a.m.
2)Scientifically Based Reading 9-10 a.m.
3)Accommodations and Modifications 10-11 a.m.
4)Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
5)Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports 1-2 p.m.
6)Reflection and ELL Statement 2-3 p.m.

Participants may register for all six areas for $350 choose individual sessions for $60. Each session will have a set of materials for further study.

Lunch is on your own.
3/28/2018
Counselors Meeting
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
3/27/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: David Paschke Telephone: 507-235-4002
April 2018
4/6/2018
Spring Reading Academy - Comprehension Strategies for Non-Fiction
Status: Open
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $150.00
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: This conference is a celebration of the Reading Academy readings and assignments. Participants will be treated to a keynote speaker and sessions on best strategies in literacy as well as time to review the readings. The main focus in our strategies and best practices will be Comprehension Strategies. Each Reading Academy has the participants read a new reading list and is developed around a key reading component, which is Comprehension Strategies for the April 5 session. This allows participants to earn their Continuing Education Units in Reading Academy more than once a year because the content is completely different each time.
Comment: The reading lists and link to online review form can be found here:http://mnscsc.org/teaching-learning/reading-academy
4/11/2018
Technology Directors
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
4/10/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
4/25/2018
DELTA
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
4/24/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
May 2018
5/23/2018
DELTA
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
5/22/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: DELTA Meeting from 9am-1pm
Moodle or Course Design Work from 1-2:30pm
June 2018
6/12/2018
Relicensure in a Day
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 1:00 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
All 6 sessions (please put a 1 in the box to the left) $350.00
If you are attending less than 6 sessions, enter the number of sessions in the box to the left $60.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/11/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: As part of the 125 clock hour requirement for license renewal, the Minnesota Legislature, by statute, requires ALL teachers to show evidence in the following six areas to renew a license.

These sessions are offered in one day and the times and areas are:
1)Technology 8-9 a.m.
2)Scientifically Based Reading 9-10 a.m.
3)Accommodations and Modifications 10-11 a.m.
4)Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
5)Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports 1-2 p.m.
6)Reflection and ELL Statement 2-3 p.m.

Participants may register for all six areas for $350 choose individual sessions for $60. Each session will have a set of materials for further study.

Lunch is on your own.
6/19/2018
Summer Reading Academy - Phonics and Word Analysis
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $150.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/18/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: This conference is a celebration of the Reading Academy readings and assignments. Participants will be treated to a keynote speaker and sessions on best strategies in literacy as well as time to review the readings. The main focus in our strategies and best practices will be Comprehension Strategies. Each Reading Academy has the participants read a new reading list and is developed around a key reading component, which is Comprehension Strategies for the April 5 session. This allows participants to earn their Continuing Education Units in Reading Academy more than once a year because the content is completely different each time.
Comment: The reading lists and link to online review form can be found here:http://mnscsc.org/teaching-learning/reading-academy
6/30/2018
SCSC Professional Learning Center
Status: Open
School Registration (put number of schools in the box) $359.00
District with multiple schools but less than 50 FTE across sites (put a 1 in the box) $399.00
Districts with 10+ schools - $10/school after the first 10 (put number of schools in the box) $10.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/29/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: A library of online, on demand professional learning on a variety of topics. These can be used for CEU credits or independent learning. Sessions and descriptions can be found at:
Comment: Once a school registers for access, all staff are able to access the learning modules through June 30, 2018. Access will be sent to the registering email within 48 hours of registration/payment.
6/30/2018
Synergy & Leadership Exchange Donations 2017-2018
Status: Open
Enter your donation amount in the box to the left $1.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/29/2018
Location 1: None
Location Map
None, MN
Contact: Cassi Wanous Telephone: (507)382-3496
Description: Your donations support the Gathering of Champions, WEM Outstanding Educator Awards Program, Minnesota Schools of Character & Promising Practices program, Minnesota Ethical Leadership Awards, Character Recognition Awards luncheon and Reach for the Stars catalogue. If you would like your support directed to a specific program, please email Cassi at cwanous@synergyexchange.org.
6/30/2018
Synergy & Leadership Exchange School District Membership 2017-2018
Status: Open
1- School/District Membership (Enrollment 1-99) $100.00
2- School/District Membership (Enrollment 100-499) $175.00
3- School/District Membership (Enrollment 500-999) $250.00
4- School/District Membership (Enrollment 1,000-1,999) $350.00
5- School/District Membership (Enrollment 2,000+) $500.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/29/2018
Location 1: None
Location Map
None, MN
Contact: Cassi Wanous Telephone: (507)382-3496
Description: Your membership supports the Gathering of Champions, WEM Outstanding Educator Awards Program, Minnesota Schools of Character program, and
Reach for the Stars catalogue.

School/District Members receive discounts on professional development opportunities, “The Exchange"quarterly newsletter, copies of the "Reach for the Stars" catalogue, email broadcasts of upcoming events, contests and workshops, and a membership certificate.
July 2018
August 2018