SMEC (Southern Minnesota Education Consortium) is committed to discover, develop and achieve our student's maximum potential within our local districts and communities. SMEC is composed of the following districts:
Each school district provides services for federal setting I and II students. students with more severe needs attend level III programs within the cooperative. Those programs, and schools that host those programs, are listed below.
Birth - 3 years
Our Birth to 3 year program provides services in the child’s natural environment by our Part C teacher, who works in each school district in the consortium.
Each district uses a co-teaching model to provide special education services in the preschool setting. High needs pre-school students attend the Early Childhood program in Adams, MN.
Level III K-12 Autism, located in Leroy, MN.
Level III Elementary Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (EBD) program located in Lyle, MN.
Level III Middle/High school EBD program, located in the Southland High school in Adams, MN.
Level III K-12 Developmental Cognitive Delay (DCD) program, located in Grand Meadow, MN.
High School transition program for students to practice work skills, and independent living skills in a structured environment to then phase into independence. This program is located in the Next Step Building in Adams, MN.
For more information, check out our website at http://www.smec-isd6083.com/