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Southeast Service Cooperative Offers Sessions for Parents of Gifted/Talented Children


Tue, Mar 5th, 2013
Posted in All Education

In an effort to meet the needs of area parents, Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) will offer presentations, geared to parents, from some of the nation’s foremost experts on gifted and talented learners through its Gifted and Talented Learners’ Parent Network.



SSC is pleased to offer the following sessions:



The Challenges and Joys of Parenting a Child with Gifts, April 4

Dr. Karen L. Westberg

Dr. Westberg will discuss the issues and joys of raising exceptional children. She will highlight the reasons behind and provide parents with strategies for dealing with peer relationships, advocating for educational services, and dealing with children’s intensities.



Parenting Twice Exceptional Students, May 2  

Dr. Karen Rogers

Dr. Rogers is Professor of Gifted Studies in the Special Education & Gifted Education Department in the College of Applied Professional Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis. She is author of five books, including Reforming Gifted Education. She has expertise in research-based gifted education and has interests in arts education, cognitive processing, parenting, creativity, gifted program development and evaluation, and twice exceptional learners, for which she currently holds a Javits research grant.



Sessions take place at SSC’s Wood Lake Meeting Center (210 Wood Lake Drive SE, Rochester) on Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:00 PM and cost $10 each. Parents are welcome to arrive at 6:00 PM and use the time to network with other parents of gifted learners. Please go to www.ssc.coop or contact Nicole LaChapelle, nlachapelle@ssc.coop or (507) 281-6674 for more information or to register.



Southeast Service Cooperative, ISD #921, has operated since 1976 under Minnesota School Law 123A.21.  It is a public, non-profit cooperative of over 70 schools, local government, and non-profits to maximize resources and increase value through collaboration. 

Root River program to get new Occupational Therapy services

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Harmony Education

Michelle Breitsprecher, Director of the Root River Program, spoke to the Fillmore Central School Board at their regular meeting on Feb. 26. She stated they had been receiving Occupational Therapy services from Southland for five days a month, but th ..... 
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R-P continues with analysis

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Peterson Education

The R-P School Board has approved a Comprehensive Educational Analysis and Facility Engineering Analysis. Provided by architectural firm ATS&R and ICS Consulting, the analysis will provide a thorough picture of the district’s needs. “In my opi ..... 
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R-P continues with analysis

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Rushford Education

The R-P School Board has approved a Comprehensive Educational Analysis and Facility Engineering Analysis. Provided by architectural firm ATS&R and ICS Consulting, the analysis will provide a thorough picture of the district’s needs. “In my opi ..... 
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Root River program to get new Occupational Therapy services

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Preston Education

Michelle Breitsprecher, Director of the Root River Program, spoke to the Fillmore Central School Board at their regular meeting on Feb. 26. She stated they had been receiving Occupational Therapy services from Southland for five days a month, but th ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board hears about Texas/Mexico trip

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

Lanesboro School Board members called to order their regular monthly meeting on February 21 at 5:30 P.M., a change from the regular schedule to accommodate the girls basketball tournament game with Rushford-Peterson. In addition to regular business ..... 
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College News

Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013
Posted in All Education

Dean’s List/Honors • Riverland Community College: Jacob Fournier of Lanesboro’ Nicholas Mesenbring and Cheryl Perry of Ostrander; Arie Foster, Scott Holland, Dylan Steichen, and Gary Wee of Spring Valley •MN State University Mankato: Leah J ..... 
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Luther junior Pecinovsky to present clarinet recital

Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

DECORAH, IA - Sara Pecinovsky, a Luther College junior from Mabel, Minn., will perform a clarinet recital at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 3, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus. Pecinovsky, the daughter of Chris ..... 
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Luther junior Pecinovsky to present clarinet recital

Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

DECORAH, IA - Sara Pecinovsky, a Luther College junior from Mabel, Minn., will perform a clarinet recital at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 3, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus. Pecinovsky, the daughter of Chris ..... 
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