MDE Back-to-School Handouts

2014 Back-to-School Leadership Conference Handouts
The password for all videos is MDE2014 (case sensitive)

MDE - Reimbursement, Billing, Reducing Burdens
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Collaboration as an Accelerator of Innovation and Learning
with Cristóbal Cobo
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Career and College Pathways, Dual Credit and PSEO

with Paula Palmer, Director Of College And Career Success, MDE
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Shaping Your Future: Mike

Thinking about life after high school? Shaping Your Future is a brand new video series featuring real Minnesotans talking about the importance of higher education.

Meet Mike. He is 18 years old and attends Central Lakes College. Mike is a Dakota and Ojbwe, although not enrolled in a tribe. His parents have always been encouraging, telling him that he can do anything he wanted. He wants to get as much education as he can. Mike previously struggled with organizational skills, but since attending college has improved his focus. He says being in college makes him feel like he is in control of his own life.

Success in the New Economy

Citrus College supported the production of “Success in the New Economy” to help a broader audience begin to understand preparation today for tomorrow’s labor market realities. The end result is a compelling case for students to explore career choices early, make informed decisions when declaring their college education goal, and to consider technical skill acquisition, real-world application and academics (career technical programs) in tandem with a classic education. This balanced approach to life and learning results in a well-educated and employed workforce.

Leveraging his expertise in higher education and Career & Technical Education, Kevin Fleming adapted conference presentations and research to create this data-driven explanation. And award winning film creator and producer Brian Y. Marsh brought the data to life through animation.

New English Learner Education Legislation
with Elia Bruggeman, Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner; and
Leigh Schleicher, Supervisor Of Student Support Federal Of Programs; MDE
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Safe and Supportive Schools
with Rose Hermodson,
Assistant Commissioner,
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2014-2015 Testing Schedule Explained

with Jennifer Dugan, Director of Student Testing and Assessment; and Kevin McHenry, Assistant Commissioner; MDE
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ESEA Flexibility Waiver & 2017 Achievement Gap Goal

with Stephanie Graff, MMR ESEA Flex Coordinator, MDE
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Accountability 2.0 and the World’s Best Workforce

Steve Dibb, Deputy Commissioner; Paula Palmer, Director of Career and Technical Education; and Bobbie Burnham, Deputy Director; MDE
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General Session: Finance
Tom Melcher, Minnesota Department of Education School Finance Director, MDE
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Global:  What are our next steps for developing this collective capacity for “our community?”

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Local:  What are our boldest visions for positive education futures in Minnesota?  Lead by MASA Region 1 (Rochester Area)

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The Finnish Education Model
with Jaana Palojärvi is the Director for International Relations at the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland
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