Grow Your Own (GYO) Information and  Networking Sessions

Approaches to GYO in Minnesota: Pathways for Paraprofessionals and Other Adults

Approaches to GYO in Minnesota: Pathways for High School Students

The agenda for each session included:

  • Participant panels featuring voices from secondary students (or former secondary students) and adults who participated in these experiences

  • Panels will be exploring program approaches (e.g., dual credit, co-curricular, residency, 2+2) as well as lessons learned in starting, maintaining and growing programs, including voices from Minnesota and from other states.

    *These free virtual events are being organized and hosted by the Office of Educator Effectiveness Programs, Minnesota Dept. of Education and a team from New America’s Education Policy Program


Week of Collective Action for
Racial Justice in Minnesota Schools

Did you ever ask during the protests of summer 2020 or in the past: 
What else can I/we do in addition to protest?


Ethnic Studies bill
Increase Teachers of Color Act
• Student Inclusion and Engagement Act

These Events were held with 300 registrations:

  • TEACH-IN:   Wed, Feb. 3, 12-1pm with Open Discussion from 1-1:30pm

  • LIVE QUILT PODCAST:   Thur, Feb. 4, 12-1pm

  • ACTION JAM:  Fri, Feb 5, 12-1pm


Here’s the Flyer

Recording of Teach-In

Recording of Podcast

Actions You Can Take

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