About Special Education
Finding creative, cost-effective approaches to help students with disabilities is the goal of these special education programs housed at Metro ECSU. Programs provide technical assistance and cutting-edge staff development.
Some of the activities supported by these programs include:
- Network development and staff training
- Technical assistance to educators and caregivers throughout the state
- Training in early intervention strategies for children with disabilities
- Development of promising practices materials
- Conferences for educators
- Statewide census of infants, toddlers, children and youth with Deafblindness
- Strategic Instruction Model (formerly Kansas Learning Strategies)
Ingrid Aasan, Director of Special Education Programs, 612-638-1517, firstname.lastname@example.org
Centers of Excellence
We offer a variety of regional workshops providing the opportunity to learn with educators from other schools and districts around the region. For more information go to the Centers of Excellence page.
MN Low Incidence Projects
Our Projects are designed to assist school districts across the state in fulfilling federal requirements in the areas of implementation of the IDEA. For more information go to the MN Low Incidence Projects page.
Region 11 IEIC Project
The Region 11 Interagency Early Intervention Committee (IEIC) is responsible for the implementation of Help Me Grow child find and public awareness in the 7-county metro area. For more information go to the Region 11 IEIC Project page.
Metro ECSU Online Registration
View all listings and events offered by Metro ECSU and register at our Event Calendar page..
Greater Minnesota Launch PAD
AGM Launch PAD is a program that provides culturally affirmative psychological assessments to students (ages 0-21) who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind, who live in Greater Minnesota (outside the 7 county metro area) and attend a Minnesota public school.
Judy Wolff Library
Lending Library Materials are available September through June for Minnesota residents only. Please contact the library to reserve items well in advance of time needed.More Information