Metro South Updates-  9/21/17

Greetings!

MAAP Stars, MAAP 101 Registration and more information below.

MAAP 101 Registration

Greetings,

 

You can now register for MAAP 101.  Please see the attached agenda, at-a-glance and registration form.  Regional Directors please forward via your regional mailing lists the following:

Registrations for MAAP 101 are now open!

Date:  Friday October 13, 2017

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM

Location: Ivan Sand Community High School, 1232 School Street,

Elk River, MN 55330

Thanks!

Steve Allen

sallen958@gmail.com

Metro South Updates-  9/13/17

Good Morning!

There are 2 great workshops coming up that are intended to support Admin and Teachers! We are looking for additional presenters for the MAAP Administrative Workshop. Please pass this information onto staff who maybe interested. See Below.

Past issues of the Metro South Digest can been accessed at: Metro South Digest

Thanks.

Michelle Christenson, M.Ed., M.S.

Program Coordinator

Beacon Alternative Learning Program | Bloomington Public Schools

mchriste@isd271.org | 952-681-5058

South Metro Regional Director | Minnesota Association of Alternative Program

Need Additional Presenters-MAAP Administrative Workshop

Greetings,

I hope that your school year is off to a great start!  We are busy planning our up-coming MAAP Administrative Workshop.  It will be held on Friday, November 3rd at MDE.  We've got some great presentations already lined up.  We've tried to listen to what type of sessions that our members have suggested or wanted.  I'm looking for a couple unique presentations to fill out this years workshop.  Please let me know if you know of someone who can provide any of the following breakout sessions:

         *  Successful practices that have increased student attendance rates

         *  Strategies for increasing parental engagement

         *  Facilitating mental health programs in schools and making community resources

             more readily available to our students

Registration information will be sent out in the next week or two and posted on our web site.

Let me know if you have any questions or concerns,

Steve Allen

sallen958@gmail.com

MAAP 101 for New Educators

Greetings,

Greg Zimmerman has been busy planning our annual MAAP 101 workshop for this year.  MAAP 101 is for new or somewhat new educators who are entering alternative education.  This is a great way to provide your new staff with some excellent professional resources and contacts.  Please see the MAAP 101 Flyer below and mark your calendars for Friday, October 13th.   MAAP 101 will again be held at the Ivan Sand Community High School in Elk River.

Watch for more details on our website at www.maapmn.org and in future mailings.

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Metro South Updates-  8/28/17

Hello,

I hope everyone had a great summer break! Below is a job posting.

Michelle Christenson, M.Ed., M.S.

Program Coordinator

Beacon Alternative Learning Program | Bloomington Public Schools

mchriste@isd271.org | 952-681-5058

South Metro Regional Director | Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs

Job Posting

Hi Steve- I wanted to let you know that the job has been posted. People can click here to view it. Thanks.

             

https://careers.mn.gov/psp/hcm92apc/MNCAREERS/HRCR/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1001                             

 

Mary Barrie, Ed.D

Supervisor, High School to Postsecondary Initiatives

651-582-8478  |  mary.barrie@state.mn.us

 

Minnesota Department of Education

1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113

Education.state.mn.us

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Metro South Updates-  8/19/17

Hello,

See below of job postings and other information pertaining to MAAP members.

Michelle Christenson, M.Ed., M.S.

Program Coordinator

Beacon Alternative Learning Program | Bloomington Public Schools

mchriste@isd271.org | 952-681-5058

South Metro Regional Director | Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs

SAVE THE DATE​

Greetings,

Please put the following dates on your calendars:

*  Friday, October 13th - MAAP 101 at Ivan Sand High School (TENTATIVE DATE!)

*  Wednesday, October 25th and Thursday, October 26th - MAAP STARS Fall Leadership Conference at Lake Beauty Camp near Long Prairie

*  Friday, November 3rd - MAAP Administrative Workshop at MDE

*  Wednesday, February, 7th, Thursday, February 8th and Friday, February 9th - 35th Annual MAAP State Conference at the Verizon Center in Mankato

*  Wednesday, February 28th - MAAP STARS Legislative Day at the State Capitol

*  Tuesday, April 10 and Wednesday April 11th - MAAP STARS Spring Conference at Bloomington Double Tree Hotel

​JOB POSTING:ISD 287 has a full time Program Facilitator

ISD 287 has a full time Program Facilitator - Leadership position open at Gateway to College (a middle college, located at HTC BP).  

This position is posted at District 287 Gateway to College Program Facilitator posting

Please share and let me know if you recommendations.

Thanks Lea Dahl

Intermediate District 287    Responsive.  Innovative.  Solutions.

Academic Operations Principal

1820 Xenium Lane

Plymouth, MN  55441

763-550-7114

763-550-7199 fax

REACH FOR THE STARS-(See attached document)

​I ​am forwarding you the newly published "Reach For The Stars" publication that includes MAAP STARS information.  It's a PR piece to get the word out about STARS and MAAP as well.  We're named in several places but the listing is specifically on page 25.

It's exciting to see!  You can download a copy and also request one.  

Our Officers from last year are pictured in it.

Patti Haasch

MAAP STARS Chair

​JOB POSTING:Licensed Teacher, 9-12,1.0 FTE - Paladin Career & Technical High School

Licensed Teacher, 9-12,1.0 FTE - Paladin Career & Technical High School

Date of Availability:

2017 - 2018                      

Date Closing: Open until filled

Location: Blaine

Job Title: 1.0 FTE Licensed Teacher

Experience: 0+ Years

Reports To:  Executive Director

Department:  High School (Grades 9-12)

 

At Paladin Career & Technical High School, a small public charter school in Blaine, MN, it is our belief that building strong relationships is at the core of each student’s educational success.  Our mission is to help students realize their own potential and to provide an environment in which they thrive. Our students come from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.  Paladin is immensely fortunate for its diversity, which enriches the educational process where individualized programming supports the needs and interests of each student, thereby maximizing the potential for success.  With this in mind, students are engaged in their education through a combination of project-based learning, experiential learning, work-based learning and seminars (short, focused classes).  Dedicated advisers, referred to as Student Success Coordinators (SSC’s), build positive relationships supporting student growth as both educators and role-models.

To Apply:

Submit the following information via e-mail or fax:

-Cover Letter addressing the following questions

- Why do you want to join the Paladin team?

-Howshould student success be measured?

-Resume

-Reference List (minimum three contacts)

-Transcripts (or proof of licensure)

-Reference Letter (optional)

 

Attn:  Brandon Wait, Executive Director

Email:  Ruth.Braiedy@paladincareertech.com

 For Additional Information:  

www.paladincareertech.com

www.facebook.com/PaladinCTHS

Discover a Better High School Experience at Paladin Career Tech

 Discover a better high school experience at Paladin Career Tech