Students Design for NASA STEM Challenge
McGregor School District students Day Sipe, Lucy Sam, and Sierra Moe talked about the device they designed to slow a spacecraft landing on Mars. The team was among student teams who participated in the NASA STEM Challenge through MDE’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC). Teams displayed their designs during a project showcase at MDE. Read about Minnesota’s 21CCLC.
Happy Public Schools Week!
In Minnesota, more than 889,304 students attend public school. During Public Schools Week (Feb. 24-28), we thank all of the educators and support staff in our public schools who provide our students with the education and support they need to be successful.
Coronavirus Updates From MDH
School staff, parents and students may have questions or concerns about coronavirus, now called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is closely monitoring the situation. MDH has posted guidance for schools on its website. Check MDH's website for the latest updates on COVID-19.
Celebrate Career and Technical Education Month
Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed February as Career and Technical Education Month. Join us in celebrating! Read the proclamation. CTE is the backbone of a strong, well-educated workforce. Students gain practical experience and learn new skills that provide them with more career choices. Learn more about CTE.
Black History Month Panel Discussions
During February, the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE) and Minnesota Department of Human Services are hosting the While Black Series: Black History Month Panel Discussions. The first conversation focuses on the Black experience in higher education is Thursday, Feb. 6, at OHE, 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350. Learn more and register for this panel discussion.