Schools Present: Esko, Barnum, Moose Lake, Carlton, McGregor, Wrenshall, and Cloquet
Meeting was held at Moose Lake School.
NASC Collaboration Day
Focus is on promoting collaboration within the member districts
Participating Schools: Barnum, Moose Lake, Esko, Willow River, Wrenshall & Carlton
Cloquet will be sending some staff
McGregor may be sending some staff
Cromwell is undecided
Sub committee has met and is putting his day together. Here are somethings that were discussed:
Looking at options for creating and splitting sessions. Various methods were discussed
Starting at 8:00 am
Ending at noon
Three sessions in the morning, 45 minutes each
Explanation of an EdCamp (possible video)
SmackDown: Summary of ah-ha moments shared with all
Padlet: Online sticky notes
End of the day, all notes and resources can be available for everyone
There was a lot of discussion allowing staff a time for lunch, and still get back to their buildings.
Each NASC member will have a job at the event.
Looking at options for providing coffee and pastries. Possible donations
Discussed the reason that we would like to have a coordinator based on our discussion from last meeting.
The title of chair and/or facilitator was discussed versus coordinator.
Discuss was brought up about wanting to make sure that this position doesn’t take away from the power of the committee.
Possibly starting small with organizational responsibilities and work up as needed.
Superintendents will discuss at their next meeting.
Shared PLC Times
Those involved: Cloquet, Esko, Cromwell, Carlton
Those not involved: McGregor, Moose Lake, Wrenshall, Willow River and Barnum
Looking for ways to help promote this in all districts.
Discussion about having it scheduled monthly. Cloquet will be sharing their model when it has been created.
It would be nice to get all the topics distributed so that all districts are aware, even if they are not officially participating.
There was a lot frustration shared by members about the lack of completed materials.
MPCC is aware of our frustrations.
Updates in Math came out recently.
MPCC has started revisions on original courses.
We would like to bring a representative from MPCC to a committee meeting. The purpose of this would be to express our concerns and to hear what is being done at their level.
Focus for 2016-2017
Discussed using the MCA inservice day to get feedback for this committee.
Shared PLC Concept
Next Meeting: September 22, 2016 @ Carlton
October Meeting: October 27th @ Cloquet Middle School Library