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Metro ECSU Administration

Environmental Health and Safety Services

  • Bianca Virnig
    Facilities and Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
    612/638-1512
  • Angela Skrade
    Program Coordinator
    612/638-1528

Metropolitan Education Leaders Network

Formerly Metropolitan Principals' Academy (MPA)

Success Beyond the Classroom Student Programs

E-12 Professional Development

Special Education

  • Ingrid Aasan
    Director of Special Education, Regional Low Incidence Facilitator
    612/638-1517
  • Kathy Anderson
    Statewide Early Hearing Detection/Intervention Specialist
    612/638-1546
  • Hope Brandt
    Regional ECSE Facilitator
    612/638-1552
  • Rich Burke
    Statewide Specialist for Developmental Adapted Physical Education
    651/621-6182
  • Tami Childs
    Coordinator, Minnesota Autism Project
    612/638-1537
  • Beth Dorsey
    Regional ECSE Facilitator
    651-338-3531
  • Kelly Bredeken
    Statewide PI and TBI Specialist
    612/638-1506
  • Ann L. Mayes, M.A.
    Statewide DeafBlind Specialist
    612/638-1527 (videophone)
  • Jackie Bauer
    Family Engagement Coordinator
    612/638-1505
  • Sally Hansen
    Regional ECSE Facilitator
    612/638-1541
  • Gail Jankowski
    Support for Special Education, JW Library and PBIS
    612/638-1522
  • Shuyin Maciel
    Information Architect
    612/638-1510
  • Sarah Meyer
    Regional ECSE Facilitator
    612/638-1530
  • Karen Satre
    Regional ECSE Facilitator
  • Kathy McKay
    Child Find/Public Awareness Coordinator
  • Kayna Plaisted
    Professional Development Facilitator, Region 11 Low Incidence Projects
    612/638-1538
  • Deanna Rothbauer
    Project Program Coordinator, MN DeafBlind Project
    Grant Program Manager, Metro ECSU
    612/638-1531
  • Sarah Ryan-Wood
    Program Manager, Region 11 Help Me Grow
    612/638-1501
  • Jennifer Blank
    Program Manager, Region 11 ECSE Professional Development, Centers of Excellence for Young Children with Disabilities
    612/638-1540
  • Anna Paulson
    Region 11 IEIC Program Manager
    612/638-1557
  • Angela Skrade
    Region 11 ECSE Professional Development Support
    612/638-1528
  • Lauren Sparr
    Metro Regional Implementation Project Coordinator
    Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
    612/638-1534

Contact Information

Susan Frame, Executive Assistant/Office Manager
61-638-1543, susan.frame@metroecsu.org

Metro ECSU Information


History & Governance
Metro ECSU, a nonprofit educational cooperative, was established in 1976 by the Minnesota Legislature to provide cost-effective, high quality education services and programs to public schools/districts, private schools and nonprofits in the Twin Cities metro area.


Metro ECSU Membership
Active membership in Metro ECSU is open to each public school district which has chosen to join the cooperative by paying the appropriate membership fees.


School Districts Member Directory
List of 2020-21 School District Members.


Metro ECSU Staff Directory
List of Metro ECSU Staff, alpha sorted.


Metro ECSU Program Directory
List of Metro ECSU Staff, sorted by program.


Metro ECSU Employment Opportunities
Metro ECSU is an equal opportunity employer.


About Us Main
More Information about our organization.

Cooperative Purchasing Services

A wide variety of products are available with our program, the Cooperative Purchasing Connection. Vendor contracts are established through a formal bid process conducted by Minnesota Service Cooperatives (MSC).

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Metro ECSU Membership

Active membership in Metro ECSU is open to each public school district which has chosen to join the cooperative by paying the appropriate membership fees. With membership districts can participate and vote in the governance of the co-op.

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