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LOCAL EVENTS - March 2019

See what's happening at Sourcewell in March

All events held at Sourcewell (unless noted otherwise)


March 6, 2019
3:30 p.m.
Winter Webinar: Formative Assessment with Digital ToolsThis one-hour webinar explores technology tools to quickly gather information and track student progress. Included will be fresh ideas for using Google Forms, including advanced Google Forms Quiz tools and add-ons. Registration is now closed.
March 7, 2019Region 5 Science FairHeld in collaboration with Region 5 science teachers, this event is a chance to increase students' awareness and enjoyment of science, as well as acquire a better understanding of the scientific process through independent learning.
March 12, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MDE Training: Developing a Shared Understanding of the 2018 Academic Standards and Benchmarks in Physical EducationFor K-12 educators: In this workshop, actions and resources are recommended to help educator teams develop a shared understanding of the standards and benchmarks and initiate the curriculum review process. Registration is now closed.
March 14, 2019
9 - 11 a.m.
Economic Development SeriesDesigned for city or county employees: What is economic development and how does it affect me? Join us for the first session in this three-part series where we will focus on helping elected officials, staff, and community leaders better understand economic development, including how to utilize existing resources and bolster the local economy through workforce development programs. Registration is now closed.
March 19, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Lunch and Learn: Nonprofit Boards as Systems: Creating the Conditions for Great Board PerformanceBring your own lunch to learn, network, and share ideas with colleagues at these free professional development events. All Lunch and Learns take place at the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Preregistration is required. Learn more and see additional dates and topics at

March 21, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.


County Board Governance Roundtable DiscussionDesigned for County Commissioners, this roundtable discussion offers a forum to continue topics from the Association of Minnesota Counties' (AMC) County Government 101 Conference. Join us for lunch and conversation with colleagues from across the state. 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 300 awarded vendors on contract. Sourcewell is driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities.