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School Canceled Wednesday, Feb. 20
Due to the projected snowstorm, Bloomington Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 20. This includes all early childhood through grade 12 schools in the district.

Additionally, the following programs have been canceled:
  • All early childhood programs, including preschool, ECFE, ECSE and screening programs.
  • Kids’ SAFARI, Early Learners Academy and Galaxy
  • Metro South Adult Basic Education
  • Community Education
  • Adult and youth enrichment classes
  • The district’s two Activity Centers at Jefferson and Kennedy high schools
High school students participating in athletics/activities should check with their coaches.

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#271Learns: Bloomington Learning Summit

The purpose of the Bloomington Learning Summit is to enhance the skills of BPS staff, drawing on the professional expertise of BPS employees as well as local and national experts to further develop knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • culturally responsive teaching
  • social and emotional learning
  • student-centered teaching and learning

The institute also provides opportunities for staff to meet relicensure requirements.

2019 Dates

June 18, 19, 20

Aug. 13, 14, 15

Submit a course proposal


Bloomington Public Schools
Educational Services Center
1350 W. 106th Street
Bloomington, MN 55431

Who Should Attend

  • Teachers and licensed staff (including special education and community education).
  • Paraprofessionals, bus drivers, health associates, OEE, etc.
  • Bloomington-based non-public teachers as space allows.

Bloomington Learning Summit offers...

  • Paid professional development (for Bloomington Public Schools employees).  BPS employees will be paid for up to two days of sessions or participation in one cohort; additional days will not be paid but teachers will still receive clock hours.
  • A local opportunity for relicensure hours.
  • Opportunities for teachers to enhance their skills.
  • Opportunities for staff to present and share their expertise.
  • A focus on the essential skills we want our teachers to have.


Sue Solberg
Program Secretary

Educational Services Center

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