Welcome to SouthWest Metro

SouthWest Metro serves students in 11 member districts across the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area with programs in Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Adult Basic Education, and Alternative Education.

Students may also receive assistance, not only with academics, but with mental health services to support their overall growth in the classroom and beyond. Please visit our Programs page to learn more.

What's Happening

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Bus Tour 2019
Shakopee, MN – SouthWest Metro Intermediate District invites school district representatives and community members to get an inside look at our unique programs, ranging from Child Care to Adult Basic Education and all ages in between.
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Substitutes Needed!
SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288 has partnered with Teachers On Call to fill our Substitute Teacher & Substitute Paraprofessional positions. Please visit www.teachersoncall.com > Apply Now to complete an online application for employment, or don’t hesitate to contact TOC directly at 800.713.4439 with questions and for more information.
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Students testify at the House of Representatives
Transportation Bill Passes
Following the 91st Legislature, the bill was passed allowing districts in Minnesota to transport pregnant and parenting teens from their resident district to programs where students have access to education, on-site child care, and parenting classes.
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Brian Fell at the District Office
Welcome, Brian Fell!
Mr. Brian Fell was approved as the new Director of Finance by the SouthWest Metro Intermediate District Governing Board on April 16, 2019. Brian comes to us from Mankato and will officially join our team beginning June 1st.
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Walk Around the World: Spring 5K & International Lunch
Saturday, May 4 @ 9 am - 2 pm at Huber Park, Shakopee | Learn about global cultures and sample multi-ethnic food from local restaurants.
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We are a 
NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™
Learn more at www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation