Location: 1500 HWY 36 W, ROSEVILLE, MN 55113
Appointing: Commissioner of Education
Established By: LAWS 2012, Art 5, sec 28
Membership: At least ten (10) members. Representatives from school districts, including special education teachers and advocacy organizations, including parents of children with disabilities.
Overview: The special education case loads task force shall develop recommendations for the appropriate numbers of students with disabilities that may be assigned to a teacher both with and without paraprofessional support in the classroom and for cost-effective and efficient strategies and structures for improving student outcomes. The task force must also identify state rules that should be revised to align with state statute. The Task Force consists of at least 10 members, with equal representation from school districts, including special education teachers and advocacy organizations, including parents of children with disabilities.
Time Commitment: Meetings are held on a monthly basis for about 3 hours per meeting. Meetings are held at the Minnesota Department of Education in Roseville.