Advisory Council

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The work of GradMinnesota is directed by an Advisory Council of stakeholders including youth, nonprofit and business leaders, parents, teachers, administrators and government employees.  The Advisory Council convenes partners’ voices, providing perspective and sharing best practices, programs and ideas.

The Advisory Council convenes bimonthly around one of the seven priority recommendations.  Each meeting features a keynote speaker and opportunities for networking, discussion, brainstorming and sharing.

Advisory Council meetings are open to all- please come and add your voice to the coalition of community members working to help our students succeed!

Upcoming Advisory Council Meetings

GradMN Advisory Council Meetings are currently on hold!  Check back for updates! 

Past Advisory Council Meeting Agendas and Content

February 22, 2018: Featured Topic: Provide Alternative Pathways to a Diploma

December 14, 2017: Featured Topic: Tiered Framework of Supports

October 19, 2017: Featured Topic: Make Transportation Available

September 28, 2017: Featured Topic: Recover and Re-engage Youth

June 15, 2017: Featured Topic: GradMinnesota Recommendation #3 Increase Mentoring Throughout the State

April 20, 2017: Featured Topic: GradMinnesota Recommendation #1 Ensure Quality Data is Available and Used to Effectively Target Supports for Students

Monthly E-newsletter

Sign up for the monthly GradMinnesota Newsletter to stay up-to-date on relevant events and information!

Past Monthly Newsletters

Subcommittee Work

Three subcommittees drive the work of GradMinnesota.  For more information on the subcommittees, or to become involved, please contact the appropriate co-chair:

  • Legislative Advocacy Subcommitee Co-Chairs: Kori Redepenning, Minnesota Alliance With Youth and Ryan Mulso, Educators for Excellence
  • Communication Subcommittee Co-Chair: Kate Suchomel, Minnesota Alliance With Youth

Thanks to America’s Promise Alliance and State Farm for their support of this initiative!