Here’s your opportunity to learn with and from other Minnesota districts as you each take this key first step in defining and realizing a 21st century vision for your district, and more importantly, for your students.

MREA has partnered with Battelle for Kids to offer an efficient and impactful way for you and your community to collaborate in the creation of your district’s Portrait of a Graduate. MREA has provided the initial funding for this program to make it accessible for Greater Minnesota school districts of all sizes. View fact sheet.

Enroll today by completing the form at the bottom of this page.

Impacting Students

The vision and desired competencies captured in your Portrait of a Graduate will impact the learning experience of every student in your system—from your youngest learners to your high school seniors. Helping them all become life-long learners and contributors to your community, our nation and the world.

Every school system’s Portrait will be unique, reflecting the shared vision of the community. View the gallery.

How it Works

To enable you to lead the development of your district’s Portrait of a Graduate, Battelle for Kids will facilitate a series of in-person and online meetings.


This editorial content is provided by Battelle for Kids, as an MREA Partner.

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Enroll today

Complete the Participate Form at the bottom of this page or call MREA.

Request More Information


Secure one of the limited spots available for the Portrait of a Graduate program through MREA by completing this form.