Welcome to the Special Education Resource Website

This is the Special Education Resource Website serves the following school districts:

Deer River - ISD 317,  Floodwood - ISD #698, Greenway ISD #316, 
Hill City ISD # 002, Nashwauk-Keewatin - ISD #319, Northland-Remer - ISD #118

2023-24 Training/Workshop Dates:
***All Training locations, times, and dates are subject to change.
Please double check this site information prior to the event to see any changes.

ALL IASC SPED Teachers Training
Location: Reif Performing Arts Center, Grand Rapids
Monday, August 28th, 8:00-3:30

IASC Paraprofessional Training
Click on the "Register for Training" tab on the left to sign up
Location: REIF Center, 720 NW Conifer Dr, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Thursday, August 31st, 12:30-3:30

All Teacher In-service - Half Day Training
Location: TBD
Session A (8:00-11:30); Session B (12:00-3:30)
Tuesday, October 10th
Thursday, January 11th

New Teacher Academy (8:30-3:30):
Location: MN-North Itasca Campus, CLCC Room, Backes Hall
Monday, August 21st--(Only for those SPED teachers NEW this year to IASC this school year)
ALL SPED Teachers in first 3 years in IASC:
Thursday, October 5th
Thursday, November 2nd
Thursday, January 4th
Thursday, February 8th

Virtual SEAC Meeting
Virtual via Zoom link: Click Here to Join

Monday, November 20th - 3:30-4:30

Due Process Work Nights (4:00 pm-7:00 pm):
Click on date to join virtual meeting via Zoom link
Thursday, November 9th 
​Wednesday, January 17th
​Wednesday, March 20th
Thursday, May 9th

ECSE Categorical Meetings:
Friday, August 25th - 9:00-12:00 - Membership, Attendance, and Service Training 
Location: MN-North-Itasca Campus/ICC -- CLCC Room

Location: MN-North-Itasca Campus, CLCC Room, Backes Hall (8:30-3:30)
Friday, September 22nd
Friday, October 27th
Friday, December 8th
Friday, January 26th
Friday, February 23rd
Friday, March 22nd
Friday, April 26th
Friday, May 24th

IASC Transition Training (12:30-3:30):
Location: MN-North-Itasca Campus, CLCC Room, Backes Hall
(High School SPED Teachers)
Thursday, September 21st
Thursday, December 14th
Thursday, March 14th

Speech Collaboration (12:30-3:30):
Location: TBD

DCD/ASD/PI Collaboration (12:30-3:30):
Location: MN North-Itasca Campus, CLCC Room, Backes Hall
Monday, November 20th
Monday, March 18th

Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (CPI)
Click on the "Register for Training" tab on the left to sign up
Please check with your administrator before registering for this training.

Refresher CPI Training Options: (4 hours each)
This training is for those who have had CPI certification within the past 12 months as of August 2022.
Monday, August 14
8:00-12:00 Greenway and Grand Rapids
12:30-4:30 Greenway and Grand Rapids
Tuesday, August 15
8:00-12:00 Deer River (King Elementary)
12:30-4:30 Deer River (King Elementary)
Monday, August 21
8:00-12:00 Grand Rapids
12:30-4:30 Grand Rapids
Wednesday, August 23
8:00-12:00 Grand Rapids
Thursday, August 24
8:00-12:00 Bigfork

Initial CPI Training Options: (8 hours each)
This training is for anyone new to IASC who needs CPI training and/or has either never had CPI training in the past or your certification was prior to August 2022.
Tuesday, August 22
8:00-3:30 Grand Rapids and Greenway
Wednesday, August 23
8:00-3:30 Grand Rapids

Please check out the links on the left-hand side of the webpage to access resources that will be helpful in your work with students and families.  

Special Education Office Staff
Jackie Skelly - Director of Special Education
Kristen Panchyshyn - Special Education Coordinator
Sue Will - Due Process Coordinator
Ann Grillo - Administrative Assistant and SPED Forms Coordinator

Mailing Address:
601 SW 7th St. 
Grand Rapids, MN 55744