MREA believes we go farther when we work together. We have developed a series of partnerships to provide our members access to key tools and lower-cost training.

Virtual Learning Coaching

Proximity Learning equips educators with tools and strategies to more effectively manage and engage students in a virtual environment through a virtual coaching program.

ACT Test Prep

OnToCollege provides support for school districts to help prepare their students to take the ACT. The goal is to better position students for  post-secondary school admissions and scholarships.


VAALER INSURANCE provides insurance and risk management services to Minnesota school districts and higher education institutions, with a focus on property, casualty, auto, cyber, and workers compensation insurance coverages.

Social Media Strategy & Training

The Write Advantage develops social media strategies and action plans for school districts and then trains teams to effectively use social media to connect with parents and their broader communities.

Portrait of a Graduate

Portrait of a Graduate by Battelle for Kids
provides an efficient and impactful way for school districts to shape and share their vision for their graduates. Battelle for Kids brings their proven process to your community.

Linking Research & Practice

The Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI) provides research, evaluation, assessment, and outreach services to improve the quality of education.