Welcome to the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative!

The purpose of the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative is to provide, by cooperative efforts, comprehensive special education services within member districts for children and youth having significant learning needs due to disability or developmental delay.

Trainings at a Glance - hosted by NLSEC

Early Childhood Indicators of Progress (EPICs) - September 22, 2021  12:30-3:30 Carlton County Transportation Building (virtual option available too)
Special Education Due Process Training with a focus on Prior Written Notices - September 23, 2021  8:30-11:30 or 12:30-3:30 Cloquet Forestry Center Stine Room
Supervising the Work of Paraprofessionals series offered by NLA staff - September 23, October 5 & 19, November 9, 2021 3:30-4:30  Virtual
Strategies and Support to Use with Students with ASD series offered by NLA staff -  Sept. 28, Oct. 12 & 26, November 16, 2021, 3:30-4:30  Virtual
MDE Special Education Due Process Training -  September 23, 2021 8:30-11:30 and 12:30-3:30 (both sessions will be the same) Cloquet Forestry Center Stine Conference Room
Special Education Assessment, Criteria and Observation - October 5, 2021 8:30-3:30 Cloquet Memorial Hospital Pine Mtg Rm 
NLSEC STAR and LINKS Curriculum Training - October 8, 2021 9:00-3:30 NLSEC Conference Room
Leading a Secondary Transition Focused IEP Meeting - October 12, 2021 8:30-12:00; October 27  12:00-3:30  NLSEC Conference Room
Communication Committee (invite only for representatives) - October 13, 2021 12-3 Carlton Co. Transportation Bldg.
New Special Education Staff - Monthly Check-ins Virtual 2nd Thursday of each month starting October 14, 2021 3-4, via virtual platform
Viewing of Woodcock-Johnson Webinar by Dr. Dehn - November 2, 2021 8:30-3:30 NLSEC Conference Room
Strategies and Support to Use with Students with DCD - November 10, 2021  8:30-3:30 Cloquet Schools Admin Bldg. Garfield Board room
Strategies and Support to Use with Students with SLD - December 8, 2021 8:30-3:30 Cloquet Schools Admin Bldg. Garfield Board room
Annual Paraprofessional Training - January 17, 2022 8:30-2:30 Esko HS MLK Day Training 
Communication Committee (invite only for representatives) - February 8, 2022 8:30-11:30 via virtual platform
Strategies and Support to Use with Students with EBD - February 9, 2022  8:30-3:30 Cloquet Schools Admin Bldg. Garfield Board room 
Mentoring Day - March 14, 2022 all day Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College 
LETRS-Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling - NLSEC Conference Room NLSEC Cohort  More info to come 

What's Happening

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Northern Lights Interagency Council Annual Report 2021
NLIC publishes an Annual Report! It's been 15 years since the last annual report. ...
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