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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Substitutes Needed!
06/07/2019
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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Brian Fell at the District Office
Welcome, Brian Fell!
06/01/2019
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
05/04/2019
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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MDE - Family Focus Listening Sessions
05/01/2019
Are you supporting a family member with a disability? Come share your experiences at a an upcoming Family Focus Listening Session.
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Wellness Challenge 2019
04/20/2019
SUNDAY MARCH 31ST - SATURDAY APRIL 20TH | Log your weekly steps and your building could win The Big Prize!
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We are a 
NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™
Learn more at www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation