Written By MinnPost Reporter Beth Hawkins 7-23-15
Sammy White is a behavior specialist at a program for kids whose angry, defiant or violent tendencies have proven too much for other schools. He's incredibly good at helping kids regulate their emotions enough to stay in school, and beloved by everyone at Intermediate District 287, the consortium of west metro school districts that runs the program. When he tells students he's been there, they believe him. Read the full article.
We are very proud of the students who helped develop the new strategic plan. West Education Center Student Marian Saleh was quoted in the Sun Sailor! "I'm a Somali American, so I brought my perspective about the topic of race and how some students might be treated fairly or unfairly...I'm happy with how it turned out."
Check out the article, Intermediate Distict 287 unveils new strategic plan: http://bit.ly/1MiVMw0
We are opening four new programs this fall, and are recruiting the best teachers to join our already excellent team. We are recruiting in the following licensed areas: English Language/Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Special Education (EBD, ASD & DCD), Art Instructors, and others.
As a top workplace in the Twin Cities, District 287 has: very competitive pay & excellent benefits; award winning staff; an environment of innovation & collaboration; & strong growth and support programs for staff. Kick it with us this fall! Learn more.