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December 2018
12/4/2018
Counselor's Day of Training 2018
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
12/3/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center "A"
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Gwenn Wolters Telephone: (507) 389-2123
Description: Join your peers for a day of professional development and learning at South Central Service Cooperative on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 9a-3p.
The morning session will cover Understanding the Impact of Trauma and Youth presented by Molly Norris and Mary Beth Patterson, both are School Social Workers.
• This session will provide information about experiences that may create trauma responses in children and adolescents, what behaviors and emotions could be presented in schools, an invitation to think differently about the kids we work with and to ask different questions. The audience will be provided different tools when working with students who have experienced trauma in their life.
o Learning Objectives:
? Review adverse childhood experiences survey, review resiliency survey and factors that promote how youth respond to different situations
? Become familiar with identifying trauma-related behaviors
? Discuss strategies that promote strong relationships with youth who have experienced trauma
The afternoon session will cover the following topics:
• Education as a disruptor: seeing students experience with poverty, mobility, and employment instability
• Wealth building
• Ending systems alignment and starting with rebuilding systems to advance opportunities for POC, AI, and other marginalized populations.

The afternoon session will be led by Sareen Dunleavy Keenan. Sareen is a Senior Project Manager with the Greater Twin Cities United Way. Sareen comes into the work at United Way with experience in all forms of education, and a particular focus on access and equity. Sareen has spent 20 years working and learning from individuals with disabilities as they determine what supports are needed in their next steps. An international educator, Sareen taught English and worked with communities on projects that they determined would increase their standard of living. Serving at Minnesota Life College, Sareen directed programs for students with autism in transi
Comment: ***Lunch is provided at no charge***
12/4/2018
Work Based Learning CoP
Check-In Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 2:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
11/27/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Gwenn Wolters Telephone: (507) 389-2123
Description: 8:30 - Registration
9:00 - Start Time
Agenda Items
- WBL Seminar Frameworks Discussion
- Syllabus Development for WBL
Lunch
- Networking Time
- Curriculum/Lesson Plan Development for WBL Seminars
2:00/2:30 - Wrap up
12/5/2018
Technology Directors Meetings
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
12/4/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
12/5/2018
Program Approval Workshop
Check-In Time: 9:30 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
11/28/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Gwenn Wolters Telephone: (507) 389-2123
Description: 10:00- 11:00 – Welcome and Overview of Program Approval process
11:00- 12:30 - Work time
12:30-1:00 – Lunch (provided)
1:00-1:30 Optional – continue working on PA
12/6/2018
SCSC Infinite Campus Informational Meeting
Check-In Time: 10:00 AM
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
12/5/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Jason Borglum Telephone: (507)389-5126 Fax: (507)389-1772
12/7/2018
Reading Academy
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $125.00
Registration
Deadline:
12/6/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Jane Schuck Telephone: 507-340-3073 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: Dive into reading with our reading academy series at South Central Service Cooperative Conference Center! Select one of the reading lists, enjoy reading through the books and submit an online review for each book you read. Then convene for a day of networking, best practices and literacy resource. Each participant receives 25 (Clock Hour) Continuing Education Units.
Comment: To view the reading lists, visit: https://mnscsc.org/scsc/media/teaching/docs/reading-academy18-19.pdf
12/12/2018
Accessibility Workshop
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Event Fee $30.00
Registration
Deadline:
12/11/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: This workshop is for anyone who creates digital content for students and the public. Topics include:
• General Review of Accessibility Law and Definitions
• Working with Google Applications: Doc, Slides, Forms
• Working with MS Word and MS Office Tools
• Working with Adobe PDF
• Checking Tools
• Working with Video (LEC Course)
12/13/2018
SCSC Infinite Campus Users Group
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Registration
Deadline:
12/12/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Jason Borglum Telephone: (507)389-5126 Fax: (507)389-1772
12/14/2018
2018 O&M Refresher/ APM Training
Check-In Time: 6:45 AM
Start Time: 7:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Asbestos Program Manager (APM) Training $200.00
Event Fee $130.00
Operations & Maintenance Refresher Training $130.00
Registration
Deadline:
12/1/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Tonya Watson Telephone: (507)345-8818 Fax: (507)345-5301
Description: Operations & Maintenance Refresher Training
This course is required by OSHA-1926.1101(B)(ii) for school personnel who will conduct small-scale asbestos abatement activities. Review of proper procedures, including recordkeeping, removal, and disposal. An opportunity for respirator fit testing will also be provided.
PLEASE NOTE: LUNCH IS NOT INCLUDED.

Comment: Asbestos Program Manager (APM) Training
This course is required for AHERA “Designated Persons” under 29 CFR 763.84(g)(2) who have not previously received this training. This course covers health effects, identification and assessment of ACM, management programs, control options, regulatory requirements, respiratory protection, and recordkeeping.
Link: http://www.mnscsc.org/EventWorks/Reg Calendar.asp
12/18/2018
Guided Pathways to Success Meeting
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Registration
Deadline:
12/17/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Gwenn Wolters Telephone: (507) 389-2123
January 2019
1/15/2019
Curriculum, Professional Development and Digital Education Leaders (DELTA)
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
9/24/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
1/24/2019
SCSC School Pool Insurance Meeting
Check-In Time: 9:30 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
1/23/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Wendell Sande Telephone: 5073862970
1/30/2019
Counselors Meeting
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
1/29/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
1/31/2019
Mankato PBIS Coaches Training
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $15.00
Registration
Deadline:
1/21/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Working lunch from 12:00-12:45 pm. ***There is a $15.00 fee***
Comment: If you have any dietary concerns please e-mail Rhonda at rjensen@mnscsc.org
February 2019
2/2/2019
Promoting Civic Engagement through Social Studies
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Event Fee $20.00
Registration
Deadline:
1/29/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Mary Hillmann Telephone: 507-389-2509 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Quality social studies instruction can prepare students for lives as informed consumers of media products, courteous community members and wise decision-makers. Participants will learn how to infuse civic reasoning skills while implementing the Minnesota Academic Standards in Social Studies at the K-8 level. Laura Tessmer and Patti Strukel, the presenters for this event, are board members of Minnesota Council of History Education, an organization that aims to promote meaningful and effective history education. Take away resources to enhance instructional practices.
2/5/2019
Technology Directors Meetings
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
2/4/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
2/6/2019
PBIS Sustainability Day
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $15.00
Registration
Deadline:
1/31/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Working lunch from 12:00-12:45 pm. ***There is a $15.00 fee***
Comment: If you have any dietary concerns please e-mail Rhonda at rjensen@mnscsc.org
2/14/2019
Math Mania Tournament Individual Student Registration
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Event Fee $15.00
Registration
Deadline:
2/13/2019
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.
2/14/2019
Math Mania Tournament Team Registration
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
First team - enter a 1 in the box $75.00
Additional teams - enter the number of additional teams $50.00
Registration
Deadline:
2/13/2019
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.
2/19/2019
SCSC Regional Spelling Bee Registration
Check-In Time: 5:00 PM
Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Time: 9:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
2/18/2019
Location 1: South Central College - Room: Conference C
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.
March 2019
3/8/2019
Relicensure in a Day
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:
3/7/2019
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.
3/12/2019
Curriculum, Professional Development and Digital Education Leaders (DELTA)
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
3/11/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
3/14/2019 to
3/15/2019
PBIS Cohort 14 Training
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Lunch fee ($15/day) $30.00
Registration
Deadline:
3/7/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Working lunch from 12:00-12:45 pm. ***There is a $15.00/day fee***
Comment: If you have any dietary concerns please e-mail Rhonda at rjensen@mnscsc.org
3/27/2019
Counselors Meeting
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
3/26/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
April 2019
4/2/2019
Return to Play - Return to Learn: What to Consider After a Concussion
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:30 PM
AM Session Only $10.00
Full day $15.00
PM Session Only $10.00
Registration
Deadline:
3/19/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Return to Play: 9:00-11:30
Lunch: 11:30-12:30 on your own
Return to Learn: 12:30-3:30

Return to Play
Troy Hoehn, Past President of the MN Athletic Trainers Association, MATA Secondary School Committee Chair Head, Head Athletic Trainer at Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic and Mankato East High School Athletic Trainer - What is a concussion, testing for concussions, how concussions affect students, communicating with school nurse and families, and returning to athletics

Kelly Bredeken, Statewide Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist will briefly discuss 504 Plans, Special Education, when to consider each, the impact of concussions on learning and the importance of communication between coaches, athletic trainers, school nurse, guidance counselors, social workers, teachers, and families.

Target Audience: coaches, athletic trainers, athletic directors, school nurses, guidance counselors, general education teachers, occupational therapists, administrators

Return to Learn
Kelly Bredeken, Statewide Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist will discuss special education evaluation and eligibility for Traumatic Brain Injury, the transition back to school after a brain injury, types of brain injuries, parts of the brain and impact of injury to each area and educational strategies for Traumatic Brain Injury.

Target Audience: school psychologist, special education teachers, guidance counselors, school social workers, assessment specialists, case facilitators, school nurses, occupational therapists, general education teachers and administrators.
4/3/2019
Technology Directors Meetings
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
4/2/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
4/4/2019
Mankato PBIS Coaches Training
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $15.00
Registration
Deadline:
3/28/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Working lunch from 12:00-12:45 pm. ***There is a $15.00 fee***
Comment: If you have any dietary concerns please e-mail Rhonda at rjensen@mnscsc.org
4/11/2019
Reading Academy
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $125.00
Registration
Deadline:
4/10/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Jane Schuck Telephone: 507-340-3073 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: This workshop includes the participants reading an outside list of books, which are self-selected from a recommended list. Each participant receives 25 Clock Hour Units.
Comment: To view the reading lists, visit: https://mnscsc.org/scsc/media/teaching/docs/reading-academy18-19.pdf
May 2019
5/7/2019
Curriculum, Professional Development and Digital Education Leaders (DELTA)
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
5/6/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
5/23/2019
2019 Character Recognition Awards REGISTRATION
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Fee $35.00
Location 1: To Be Determined
Location Map
Twin Cities, MN
Contact: Synergy - Barbara Bergseth Telephone: 612-419-3619 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: This is for event REGISTRATION only.
Link: Visit event page to download sponsorship specifics.
5/23/2019
2019 Character Recognition Awards SPONSORSHIP
Check-In Time: 10:30 AM
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Integrity Sponsor (enter a "1" in box to left) $10,000.00
Trust Sponsor (enter a "1" in box to left) $5,000.00
Courage Sponsor (enter a "1" in box to left) $2,000.00
Respect Sponsor (enter a "1" in box to left) $1,000.00
Honor Sponsor (enter a "1" in box to left) $500.00
Donation (enter a "1" in box to left) $250.00
Donation (enter a "1" in box to left) $100.00
Donation (enter a "1" in box to left) $50.00
Registration
Deadline:
5/20/2019
Location 1: To Be Determined
Location Map
Twin Cities, MN
Contact: Synergy - Barbara Bergseth Telephone: 612-419-3619 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: This is for event sponsors only.
Link: Visit event page to download sponsorship specifics.
June 2019
6/10/2019
New to PBIS Training
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $15.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/3/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Working lunch from 12:00-12:45 pm. ***There is a $15.00 fee***
Comment: If you have any dietary concerns please e-mail Rhonda at rjensen@mnscsc.org
6/14/2019
Relicensure in a Day
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:
6/13/2019
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.
6/17/2019 to
6/19/2019
SCRUBS Camp
Check-In Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Event Fee $150.00
Registration
Deadline:
4/15/2019
Location 1: Minnesota State University Mankato - Room: Clinical Sciences Building
Location Map
Mankato, MN
Contact: Gwenn Wolters Telephone: (507) 389-2123
Description: Students get to interact directly with many working professionals in the health science field through field trips, tours and interactive activities to experience what it would be like to work in a particular career field.
6/30/2019
SCSC Professional Learning Center
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:
6/29/2019
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: https://mnscsc.org/teaching-learning/online-learning-center
Comment: Once a school registers for access, all staff are able to access the learning modules through June 30, 2019. Access will be sent to the registering email within 48 hours of registration/payment.
6/30/2019
Synergy & Leadership Exchange Donations 2018-2019
Donation - enter a "1" in the box to the left $25.00
Donation - enter a "1" in the box to the left $50.00
Donation - enter a "1" in the box to the left $100.00
Donation - enter a "1" in the box to the left $250.00
Donation - enter a "1" in the box to the left $500.00
Donation - enter a "1" in the box to the left $1,000.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/30/2019
Location 1: None
Location Map
None, MN
Contact: Cassi Wanous Telephone: (507)386-2971
Description: Your donation supports 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.
6/30/2019
Synergy & Leadership Exchange School/District Membership 2018-2019
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:
6/30/2019
Location 1: None
Location Map
None, MN
Contact: Cassi Wanous Telephone: (507)386-2971
Description: Your membership supports 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.

July 2019
August 2019
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October 2019
November 2019