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LOCAL EVENTS - June 2019

See what’s happening at Sourcewell in June

All events held at Sourcewell (unless noted otherwise)





June 11, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Training

For K-12 educators: Learn how to use’s courses to introduce computer science basics in a format that’s fun and accessible to the youngest learners (grades K-5). Free session, includes lunch. Registration is now closed.

June 13, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Trauma Informed Schools

For K-12 educators: Learn about developmental trauma, its prevalence as reported in the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, and its impact on life and learning. Registration is now closed.

June 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

World's Best Workforce (WBWF) Support Day

For school administrators: Minnesota Department of Education’s Susan Burris will meet with school districts for a one- or two-hour consultation offering customized support with conversations about continuous improvement, goal setting, and WBWF. Registration is now closed.

June 18, 2019
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Brainerd Lakes Area Lunch and Learn - Strategies for Assessing and Communicating Equity in Rural Organizations

For nonprofit organization staff: DeeDee LeMier of Charities Review Council will share insight from grant makers to help you submit stronger grant applications and identify tools for setting goals that reflect the individual communities you serve. Join us for a dynamic conversation focused on rethinking how nonprofits communicate facets of diversity. Held at the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber, this is a free event – just bring your own lunch. Registration is now closed.

June 19, 2019
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Innovation Funding Review Day for Nonprofits

Join your Region 5 nonprofit colleagues at Sourcewell’s Innovation Funding Review Day and help determine which local nonprofit projects receive funding (pending Sourcewell Board approval). Lunch is included. Registration is now closed.

June 24-26, 2019

2019 Leadership Retreat

For school administrators and teacher leaders: Bring your leadership team to this retreat for an opportunity to refresh, reflect, plan, and grow together as you move into a new school year. Nationally renowned speaker, Peter DeWitt, Ed.D., will lead us in professional development centered around collaborative leadership. Held at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Registration is closed.

June 26, 2019
9 – 11 a.m.

Economic Development Series – Real Economic Development

For all government organizations: Attendees will receive an overview of economic development, as well as learn why it matters and what they can do to benefit their communities. Session led by the Decklan Group. Register at Registration is now closed.

June 26, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Economic Development Series – Economic Development on a Budget

For all government organizations: Join us as we explore the assets nearly every community has to recruit new and support existing businesses—without breaking the bank. Session led by the Decklan Group. Register at Registration is now closed.

About Sourcewell

Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. Created in 1978 as one of Minnesota’s nine service cooperatives, we offer training and shared services to our central-Minnesota members. Throughout North America, we offer a cooperative purchasing program with more than 325 awarded vendors on contract. Sourcewell is driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities.