The Region 10 Comprehensive Center provides a dynamic range of capacity-building services to Minnesota and Wisconsin state education agencies, regional agencies, and local school districts. We carry out support directly, through special events, publications, and promotion of resources.

Latest Resources

Diversifying the Educator Workforce: A Guide for Minnesota Districts and Schools

February 2023

This guidebook shares what strategies are currently being used for the recruitment and retention of teachers of color in Minnesota.


“Leaks” in the Educator Pipeline: Wisconsin Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Completers Working in Illinois and Minnesota Public Schools

January 2023

This policy brief examines one type of “leak” in the Wisconsin educator pipeline, a leak in the number of recent graduates from one of the state’s 40+ educator preparation programs (EPPs) electing to work in Illinois or Minnesota public schools.


Building and Learning from Grow Your Own Educator Initiatives in Rural Communities

January 2023

GYO initiatives are an increasingly prominent strategy for addressing educator shortages in school districts across the country, perhaps especially in rural areas. This webinar highlights two examples of rural districts—one in Wisconsin and one in Minnesota—that have established GYO partnerships with nearby institutions of higher education.


“They have a strong knowledge of the work of the SEA, and they are able to make connections and build coherence across projects. They are flexible, knowledgeable, and supportive of our work. I feel that they greatly expand our capacity at the SEA.”

—WDPI leader