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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
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 No fee***
Comment: If you have any dietary concerns please e-mail Rhonda at rjensen@mnscsc.org
6/11/2019
PDS Summer Institute 2019: All Means All
Check-In Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 9:00 AM
Participant Fee $50.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/11/2019
Location 1: Prairie Winds Middle School
Location Map
Mankato, MN
Contact: Glenn Morris Telephone: (507) 389-5106 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: ***Please select "bill me" as your payment option when registering, and your school/district will be invoiced following the event.

Four Strands are
Social & Emotional Learning
Equity & Access
Personalized Learning
Varied Lenses of Students, Families, & Staff

Full descriptions of each course can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GMFtFfm0OhxBaWByjfpiRhhieFJPExK-vPdx74rGnN8/edit
Comment: Schedule for the day:
7:30 am - Registration Opens
7:50 am - WElcome
8:00-9:15 am - Keynote: Danielle Thies
9:30-10:20 am - Breakout 1
10:30-11:20 am - Breakout 2
11:20am-12:00pm - Lunch (District Team Time)
12:00-12:50pm - Breakout 3
1:00-1:50pm - Breakout 4
2:00-2:50pm - Breakout 5
3:00-3:50pm - Team Time
6/12/2019
Innovation Zone Business Workshop
Check-In Time: 9:30 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
5/28/2019
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
Description: Curriculum workshop for Innovation Zone Business Teachers
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) Scientifically Based Reading 8-9 a.m.
2) Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness 9-10 a.m.
3) Suicide Prevention 10-11 a.m.
4) Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
5) English Language Learners 1-2 p.m.
6) Cultural Competency 2-3 p.m.

Note: Technology and Accommodations/Modifications are no longer required sessions.

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.
6/17/2019
Student Data Privacy, Cyber-Liability and Security Event
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
6/14/2019
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Jason Borglum Telephone: (507)389-5126 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: Superintendents and teams are invited to an Information Meeting and Cyber Security Crisis Simulation on Monday, June 17th, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Lunch will be provided).
6/20/2019
Teacher in the Workplace 2019 Industry Tours Focus on Agriculture
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
6/12/2019
Location 1: Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery
Location Map
Kasota, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: To provide teachers, counselors, and administrators the opportunity to experience current workforce trends, how their curriculum unfolds in the world of work, and a place to network with local employers and colleagues who have an interest in bringing industry into the classroom.

Tour Sites include:
• Chankaska Creek Winery
• All American Foods
• New Sweden Dairy
• Kibble Equipment
***Bus will leave from Chankaska Winery at 9 am sharp***
Comment: FREE event...includes: tour, lunch, transportation and CEUs. Space is limited.
6/20/2019
Legislative Workshop with Tom Melcher and Kate Lynne Snyder
Check-In Time: 9:30 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
6/19/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Ed Waltman Telephone: 507-327-2535 Fax: (507)389-1772
6/21/2019
Reading Academy
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $125.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/20/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Jane Schuck Telephone: 507-340-3073 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: The Reading Academy offers participants an opportunity to read from one of several lists of books (see link below) and comment (2-3 sentences) online about each book. Then participants come together on June 21 and share ideas and comments about their readings. In the afternoon there is instruction on a researched based strategy to enhance student learning. This June we will study strategies to reduce summer reading loss. Each participant receives 25 Clock Hour Units. Lunch is on your own.
Comment: To view the reading lists, visit: https://mnscsc.org/scsc/media/teaching/docs/reading-academy18-19.pdf
6/27/2019
Annual Facility Management Town Hall Meeting
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
6/26/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Glenn Morris Telephone: (507) 389-5106 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Topics will include:
o Overview of approved projects
o Help to put together the 10-year plan
o New and proposed changes
o Legislative Update
Comment: 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am Introduction and Welcome (Karen Olson ICS Consulting)
9:15 am MDE Update on Approvable Projects, Legislation and 10 Year Planning (Sarah Miller-MDE Finance)
10:00 am MDH Update Radon/Lead-in-Water (Dan Tranter Supervisor Indoor Air Unit, Anna Schliep Compliance Engineer Community Water Systems)
11:00 am Why Good Referenda Fail/Effective Communication/LTFM Planning ICS Consulting (Dave Bergeron)
12:00 pm Evaluations/Networking
12:30 pm Adjourn
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
7/10/2019
2019 MSC Conference Golf Tournament Players and Sponsorship
Check-In Time: 1:00 PM
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
(a) Tee Sponsor - put the number of tees you would like to sponsor in the box (deadline 6/21/19) $200.00
(b) Player Fee - put the number of players in the box (deadline 6/28/19) $75.00
(c) Swing Package - put the number of packages in the box (one mulligan and five raffle tickets) $15.00
(d) I can not participate but would like to donate to the event - put donation amount in box $1.00
Registration
Deadline:
6/28/2019
Location 1: Lester Park Golf Course -
Location Map
Duluth, MN
Contact: Cassi Wanous Telephone: (507)386-2971
Description: 2019 MSC Conference Golf Tournament is hosted by Synergy & Leadership Exchange. All the proceeds from this event will go to benefit the Gathering of Champions. Entry fee includes driving range prior to golf, 9-hole green fees, cart, one drink ticket (non-alcoholic) and prizes for individual contests and overall tournament winners!
7/31/2019
Reach for the Stars 2019-2020 Affiliate donation
Affiliate donation for 1 Program (Enter a 1 in the box to the left) $50.00
Affiliate donation for 2 Programs (Enter a 1 in the box to the left) $100.00
Affiliate donation for 3 Programs (Enter a 1 in the box to the left) $150.00
Affiliate donation for 4 Programs (Enter a 1 in the box to the left) $200.00
Affiliate donation for 5 Programs (Enter a 1 in the box to the left) $250.00
Affiliate donation for 6 Programs (Enter a 1 in the box to the left) $300.00
Registration
Deadline:
7/31/2019
Location 1: None
Location Map
None, MN
Contact: Synergy - Barbara Bergseth Telephone: 612-419-3619 Fax: (507)389-1772
Description: Thank you for becoming a Reach for the Stars Affiliate! Your donation makes it possible for students, teachers and families to receive this awesome resource. Be sure to email a program photo and logo to reach@synergyexchange.org by May 1. If paying by check, include "Reach for the Stars" in the memo.
August 2019
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 9 a.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 9:50 AM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 9 a.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 8 a.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 10 a.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 9:00 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 10:50 AM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 10 a.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 9 a.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 11 a.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 10:00 AM
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 11:50 AM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 11 a.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 10 a.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - Noon Ceremony
Check-In Time: 11:00 AM
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 12:50 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the Noon recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 11 a.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 1 p.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 12:00 PM
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 1:50 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 1 p.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as Noon to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 2 p.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 1:00 PM
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 2:50 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 2 p.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 1 p.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 3 p.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 2:00 PM
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 3:50 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 3 p.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 2 p.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 4 p.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 4:50 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 4 p.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 3 p.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 5 p.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 4:00 PM
Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Time: 5:50 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 5 p.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 4 p.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
8/2/2019
2019 Gathering of Champions - 6 p.m. Ceremony
Check-In Time: 5:00 PM
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 6:50 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/26/2019
Location 1: Mall of America (MOA) Parkview - Room: Parkview
Location Map
Bloomingtom, MN
Contact: Leah Garry - GOC Telephone: 507-389-5115
Description: Congratulations on your nomination as an Academic All-Star! We look forward to recognizing your achievement at the Gathering of Champions statewide event. You have reserved space at the 6 p.m. recognition ceremony.

The ceremony will be held at the Mall of America in Parkview which is located in the Southwest corner of the Nickelodeon Universe between Flyover America and Hard Rock Cafe. You may check in as early as 5 p.m. to pick up

PLEASE NOTE: There is no seating in the waiting area before the ceremony time. It is standing room only. If long periods of standing are difficult for someone in your party, we ask that you wait until closer to ceremony time before entering the waiting area. Once inside the ceremony space there will be seats available.

There is no cost for 2019 Academic All-Stars and their guests to attend this event.

Photo Slide Show: Submit a photo of your All-Star to goc@synergyexchange.org to have it appear in our slide show before the ceremony. All photos must be received by July 26 to be included.

As a participant at the Gathering of Champions, you grant Synergy & Leadership Exchange permission to publish your photo and/or name for promotional purposes.

We hope you will enjoy your day at the Mall of America and we look forward to welcoming you to the Gathering of Champions!
Comment: After successfully completing your online registration you will receive an email to confirm your reservation, indicating the space reserved for the All-Star and his/her guests, along with the names of those registered. Please save this confirmation for your reference.

Please note that email accounts may consider this automatically generated confirmation email as spam and send it to your junk mail folder. Adding our email address to your email contacts may eliminate that possibility.

If you do not receive an e-mail confirmation or if you have any questions, please e-mail: goc@synergyexchange.org.

Any cancellations/changes must be made by July 26.
Link: Click Here for More Information
September 2019
9/25/2019
Counselors CoP
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
9/24/2019
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
October 2019
10/3/2019
Building Social Relationships through Evidence Based Social Skills Programming for Youth with Autism
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Other Region attendee $60.00
Region 9 attendee $50.00
Registration
Deadline:
9/19/2019
Location 1: Country Inn & Suites - Room: Mississippi & Mankato
Location Map
Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Brief Workshop Description: The workshop will provide an overview of the Building Social Relationships (BSR) program, a social skills instructional model developed by Dr. Bellini. The workshop integrates research on social-emotional functioning with effective strategies for teaching social skills to children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The BSR program provides a systematic and comprehensive framework to guide parents and practitioners in the development and implementation of social skills programming.
Learning Objectives for Participants
Increase knowledge of social and emotional functioning
Increase awareness of the relationship between social skill deficits and social anxiety
Develop skills necessary to assess social functioning
Increase awareness of skill acquisition versus performance deficits
Increase awareness of evidence based social skill strategies
Develop skills necessary to implement social skills strategies
November 2019
December 2019
January 2020
1/29/2020
Counselors CoP
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
1/28/2020
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
February 2020
March 2020
April 2020
4/1/2020
Counselors CoP
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
3/31/2020
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Dave Paschke Telephone: 5073895123
May 2020