Other Resources

Minnesota Department of Education
http://education.state.mn.us/mde/index.html

The Minnesota Department of Education supports a number of initiatives to help your child receive the best start. Our vision is that all Minnesota children are prepared for kindergarten, third-grade reading, and lifelong learning. 

Minnesota Help Me Grow 
http://helpmegrowmn.org/HMG/index.htm

Help Me Grow is an interagency initiative of the State of Minnesota (Departments of Education, Health, and Human Services) partnering with local service agencies to provide resources about the development of young children for parents and professionals. These resources include information on developmental milestones, YouTube videos, caregiver strategies to support development, screening, and evaluation,  how to talk about developmental concerns. The website also includes a link to refer a child for intervention services if there are developmental concerns.

WIDA 
https://www.wida.us/index.aspx

Mission:  WIDA advances academic language development and academic achievement for children and youth who are culturally and linguistically diverse through high-quality standards, assessments, research, and professional learning for educators.