Position Opening:

Minnesota Regional Centers of Excellence - Central Lakes Regional Team

English Language Development Specialist

Posting Date: July 17, 2018
Posting Closes: Aug. 3, 2018

Resource Training & Solutions is seeking to hire an English Language development Specialist and School Advocate. Ideally, candidates will also have experience positively impacting high school graduation rates.

If you are English Language Development licensed and you'd like to participate on a collaborative team of specialists seeking the ultimate goals of closing achievement gaps, raising achievement for each student, and increasing graduation rates (emphasis added) then you'll want to apply for our RCE Central Lakes English Language development Specialist position.

Our CLRCE team offices out of Sartell, yet RCE positions are home-based. Our high achieving team reside from Brainerd to St. Paul. Mileage is reimbursed for our almost daily travel from your home office to ESSA identified districts and schools. Meals and lodging are reimbursed for occasional overnight stays within the reimbursement limits of the “Commissioner's Plan.”

The Step 1 salary for this position is in the low $80,000 range depending upon your teaching and leadership experience, licensure, and education level. Resource Training & Solutions will provide your TRA or PERA contribution and your service year credits will continue. All this while participating in an employer benefit package that is excellent!

This position posting will end August 3, 2018, yet the position is only open until filled.

To apply:

Send copies of your letter of introduction, resume, Minnesota education license, unofficial college transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via email to lhaagenson@mnce.org or via USPS to Resource Training & Solutions c/o Lowell Haagenson, 137 23rd Street South, Suite 201, Sartell, MN 56377

Following is more information about the RCEs and what Resource Training & Solutions is seeking a qualified candidate.


Position description:
The English Language Development Specialist and School Advocate builds the capacity of districts, schools, and charters to engage in continuous improvement, to implement the World's Best Workforce legislation and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The ultimate goal of this position is to close achievement gaps, while increasing achievement and graduation rates for all student groups. This is a year-round, full-time position. Download the full job description.



Leadership Evolution Mentor

Position: Principal Mentor
Location: Resource Training & Solutions
Salary: $1,000/mentee/year (maximum 2 mentees)
Reports to: Director of Training & Development

  1. Minimum of seven years successful, innovative administrative experience.

  2. Demonstrates ability to apply innovative leadership strategies.

  3. Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate.

  4. Demonstrates nonjudgmental observations and confirming skills.

  5. Must have computer skills.

  6. Must be willing to travel to participating school sites.

 Major Duties/Responsibilities:
  1. Coordinate with and follows direction of Director of Training & Development to implement Leadership Evolution mentorship plan.

  2. Must meet with mentoring principal at least two times at the school in which the principal works.

  3. Must meet with mentoring principal and participate in quarterly on-site seminars (held at Resource Training & Solutions).

  4. Complete a log of all activities between the mentor and the principal, including observations, conferences, and support team meetings. The log includes date of meetings and topics of discussion.

  5. Discussion at meetings, seminars, and in virtual learning environment may include but not be limited to instructional leadership, innovation, personal strengths, student programming, etc.

  6. Be a role model in all aspects of professionalism.

  7. Support and counsel new and/or seasoned administrators.

  8. Attend mentor meetings organized by Director of Training & Development.

    Send letter of interest and resume to Michelle Wang at mwang@resourcetraining.com.