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Handouts from Meetings

Note:  Beginning in 2015, SEE has videos of the each portion of the SEE general membership meetings.  If you are from a SEE member district and would like to view a video, please email Deb Griffiths and she can send you the links to the videos. 

General Membership - Septmeber 22, 2017

To the Left, to the Right, and Back to Center
Dr. Bill Morris

Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan Overview
Michael Diedrich - MDE Policy Specialist

General Membership  - May 25, 2017

MDE Session Wrap-up - Updated 6/20/17
Tom Melcher and Adosh Unni

Early Learning Opportunities - Pubic Schools
Steve Kerr - Anoka-Hennepin

Early Learning Scholarships and Parent Aware
Ericca Maas - Glose Gaps by 5

Special Session HF2 - Education Omnibus Bill

General Membership - December 2, 2016

Social Emotional Learning - Dr. Clayton Cook

General Membership - September 16th, 2016

Examples of Data Use from Kindergarten to College and Career Readiness - Dave Heistad, Executive Director ofResearch, Evaluation and Assessment for Bloomington Public Schools

The Hurricane of 2016:  A Farce in Three Acts" - Bill Morris, President of The Morris Weatherman Company

General Membership - May 26th, 2016

A Look at the Fall Elections - Political Commentators Maureen Shaver from Shaver Public Affairs and Todd Rapp from Himle Rapp and Company

Education Session Wrap-up - School Finance Director Tom Melcher and Government Relations Director Adosh Unni from the Minnesota Department of Education

General Membership - February 12th, 2016

Quick Look at Minnesota's Assessments - Jennifer Dugan
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]

Members:  Email Deb Griffiths if you would like access to the videos of the meeting.

General Membership - September 25, 2015

Kim Gibbons - CAREI
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]

SEE Accomplishments
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]

One Page Summary

Bill Morris - Morris Leatherman Company
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]

General Membership - May 21, 2015

Reautorization of ESEA - Dan Solomon, Education Advisor to Senator Al Franken (D-Minn)

MDE Education Omnibus from Conference Committee

Finance Provisions - Tom Melcher from MDE
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]

Policy Provisions - Adosh Unni

General Membership - April 24, 2015

Senator Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley)
Senate DFL Budget Comparison

Susan Brower, MN State Demographer
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]

Preparing for Minnesota's Changing Economy
Laura Kalambokidis, MN State Economist
 / [.pdf]

General Membership - February 20, 2015
GASB No. 68 - Jay Stoffel, Deputy Executive Director. TRA Minnesota

Estimated Total Cost for Percent Increases to the Basic Formula

General Membership - January 23, 2015
Voices of Transformation:  Changing School and Collaborating to Build STEAM Education
David Krenz - Superintendent, John Alberts - Director of Educational Services and Jean McDermott - IJ Holton Intermediate School Principal, Austin School District

General Membership - November 21, 2014
World's Best Work Force - Steve Dibb, MDE

Innovative Career and Technical Programming - Greg Winter, Superintendent, Luke Becker, Ag Science and Technology Teacher, Braham Public Schools

Technology Integration - Digital Learning Coaches - Jeff Elstad, Superintendent, Byron Public Schools

General Membership - September 26, 2014
School Facilities Financing Work Group Recommendations - Tom Melcher
Presentation Handout

General Membership - May 22, 2014

Terri Yetter and Steve Huser from the Minnesota Department of Education - Session Update

Karen Hynick from MnSCU and Paula Palmer from MDE


General Membership - April 24, 2014

General Membership - November 22, 2013

General Membership - May 23, 2013

Minnesota Department of Education Bill Summary

District Data Runs - Shows new revenue for each district
      Excel spreadsheet with all information

Or for those with out Excel:
     2013-14 [pdf] / 2014-15  
[pdf] / Categories [pdf]  

General Membership Meeting - January 25, 2013

- Minnesota Department of Education presentation on the Governor's E-12 budget components 
   -  [PowerPoint] / [.pdf]
   -  Revenue Summary by District      

- Bill Morris - "Just-in-Time Politics" Running Government like Amazon.com
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf] 

General Membership - September 21, 2012

Governor Dayton's Tax Reform for a Better Minnesota
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]
Commissioner Myron Frans - Minnesota Department of Revenue

GiveMN Video

Getting Started for School Leaders

GiveMN Registration Form

General Membership - May 24, 2012

Minnesota Common Course Catalog
[PowerPoint] / [.pdf]
Cheryl Strum - Minnesota Department of Education

General Membership - April 13, 2012
Minnesota’s New Accountability System
Sam Kramer - Minnesota Department of Education

Recent Decisions in Education Adequacy Litigation
Leah Graf - Center for Negotiation and Justice

General Membership  - January 27, 2012
Facilitating Achievement Across the Student Lifecycle
Dr.Todd Bloom, Naviance
[PowerPoint format] | [.pdf format]

General Membership -November 18, 2011
The Power of Americorps
Kathy Saltzman, Executive Director
Minnesota Americorps
[PowerPoint format] | [.pdf format]
Reading Corps K-12 Fact Sheet

General Membership -September 16, 2011
State Funding of Education:  The Easiest Budget Cut of All?
Dr. Bill Morris, Decision Resources, LTD
PowerPoint or PDF

Jay Stoffel, Deputy Executive Director