MREA announced today a line up of nearly 30 early bird and breakout sessions for the Annual Conference on Engaging Students, held in November at Cragun’s Resort. The sessions cover a variety of relevant topics to engage teachers, administrators, school board members and other education advocates. Learn more about the conference and register.

Early Bird Sessions

  • Continuous Improvement: Essential Role of School Leaders  
  • Financial and Capital Projects: Tools & Case Studies 
  • Media Lessons: Stories that Make A Mark 
  • Twists, Turns & Celebrations of Personalized Learning 

Breakout Sessions 1

  • Achieving a Landmark Bond Referendum 
  • Alternative Teacher Licensing and Micro-Credentialing 
  • Basics of Effective English Learner Program 
  • Blizzard Warning: Preparing For E-Learning Days 
  • Collaborative School Counseling 
  • Emergency 101: Preparing Students  
  • IB Framework for Success in Greater Minnesota 
  • If Rigor Were Easy, We’d All Be Doing It! 
  • One Big Rock to Student- Centered Classrooms  
  • Self-Paced Math Experience 

Breakout Session 2

  • Cybersecurity and Students: What You Should Know 
  • Enlivening Arts and Engagement
  • High Reliability: Becoming Level 1 Certified
  • Innovative Projects Improving Mental Health 
  • Maximize Construction Proceeds 
  • Making Changes and Having Difficult Conversations
  • Using edTPA for Teacher Growth 
  • Using Home Languages in Classrooms 
  • Unit Planning for Long Term Success 
  • Vision 2025: Minnesota Blueprint for AFNR Education 

Breakouts Session 3

  • 10 Seconds to View…A Lifetime on the Web 
  • Employment Law for Rural Administrators 
  • ENVoY and Transforming Power of Influence 
  • Leverage Commitment to Develop World’s Best Workforce 
  • Making Our Schools Safer 
  • Poetry Out Loud: Engaging Classroom Curriculum 
  • Power of What You Say in The Classroom and Behavior 
  • Restorative Practices: Alternative for Punitive Consequences 
  • Tiered Licensure and You