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LOCAL EVENTS - November 2019

See what's happening at Sourcewell in November

All events held at Sourcewell (unless noted otherwise).


Nov. 7, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Equity Advocates Leadership Cohort (first session)For K-12 educators: Offered in partnership with the Equity Literacy Institute, this cohort focuses on helping educators address biases and inequities at their roots to create long-lasting, positive change in their schools. Registration is now closed.
Nov. 8, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Workforce ConferenceFor all organizations: Join in this interactive workshop and discover ways schools and companies can partner to get businesses the workers they need and give students career exposure and experience. Registration is now closed.
Nov. 13, 2019
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
ACT ConferenceFor school administrators and teacher leaders: During this free, half-day event, participants will learn new ways to look at data to assist with measuring academic, behavioral, career, and other skills. Offered in partnership with and lead by ACT. Registration is now closed.
Nov. 13 & 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Young Authors ConferenceFor students in grades 4-12: Held at Central Lakes College, Staples campus. Designed for students who have an interest in writing and are ready to explore it on a deeper level, this conference provides the opportunity to learn from professional writers. By invitation only. 
Nov. 14, 2019 
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
ENVoY IFor K-12 educators: Learn systematic components of non-verbal communication to increase engagement while preserving relationships. These strategies help educators implement curriculum and instructional design to create an environment focused on learning. Registration is now closed.
Nov. 14, 21 &
Dec. 12, 2019
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
LEAD Academy: Human Resources Essentials Workshop SeriesFor all government organizations: Gain insights and strategies to ensure your department is a place where people want to work. Registration is now closed.
Nov. 20, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Systems Work with an Equity LensFor school administrators and teacher leaders: Led by Paul Gorski of the Equity Literacy Institute and EdChange, participants will gain insights on infusing equity to existing systems work or frameworks. Registration is now closed.
Nov. 26, 2019
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Creating a DifferenceFor everyone: This Todd County coalition includes youth, parents, and community leaders all working together to address issues relating to the prevention of underage use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. For additional information, contact
Ongoing, online trainingCybersecurity for EducatorsFor educators: Provided by Sourcewell Technology, this online and on-demand course helps educators understand what they need to know to help students navigate the online world responsibly and safely. Register.
Ongoing, online trainingCybersecurity for ParentsFor parents: Provided by Sourcewell Technology, this online and on-demand course provides parents/guardians with basic information needed to limit your family's risk of becoming a victim of identity theft or other cybercrimes. Register.
Ongoing, online trainingIntroduction to Google Drive for Administrative AssistantsFor administrative assistants: Provided by Sourcewell Technology, this online, on-demand course provides introductory lessons for Google Drive including Google Documents, Google Sheets, Google Slides, and Google Forms. Register.
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.