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Innovative Special Education Services :: Supporting Minnesota Charter Schools

Innovative Special Education Services provides a variety of services that address charter schools' responsibilities to children with disabilities. As the largest special education directorship provider in Minnesota, we serve more than 80 charter and non-traditional schools in the state.

Our mission is to provide exceptional special education leadership, ensuring appropriate programming and educational success for students with disabilities.

In observance of Labor Day, our office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7.

What's happening at Innovative Special Education Services and the schools we support.

East Range Academy Announces Service Agreement with Range Mental Health

East Range Academy of Technology and Science has been certified by the Department of Human Services to provide Children’s Therapeutic Service and Supports (CTSS) programming. They are the first charter school in Minnesota to achieve this certification. Learn more...

MDE to offer Teacher Development and Evaluation Webinar Series

The Minnesota Department of Education will offer a Teacher Development and Evaluation Webinar series scheduled to begin next month. These sessions are designed for school leaders, leadership teams and school staff involved with implementation of the Teacher Development and Evaluation statute. Webinars will be 20-40 minutes and offered once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Each webinar is organized to provide initial training and review to support districts’ TDE planning and implementation. Learn more...

New resources on PearsonAccess coming soon

On Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 districts will have access to additional resources for spring test administration. Unless specified below, all resources will be posted on Monday to the PearsonAccess Resources page on the tabs indicated. More information...

MDE Announces 21 Charter “Reward Schools” 

After releasing updated Multiple Measurement Ratings (MMR) based on 2014 assessment data, The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has recognized the highest-performing 15 percent of Title I schools in the state as "Reward Schools."  Congratulations to these "Reward Schools"...

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