Metropolitan Educational Cooperative
Service Unit

Since 1976, Metro ECSU has been helping schools and other government agencies fulfill their missions by delivering high quality services while reducing costs through collaboration.

Welcome to Metro ECSU's website!

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. This organization is member-driven and governed by a Representative Assembly and an Executive Committee. Find more information about our organization on the About Us page.

Metro ECSU Moodle

Metro ECSU provides online learning and staff pages with a Moodle site. Link to Moodle site.

On-Call AV Expertise

At Your Service, at Your Site Metro ECSU brings you a personal AV Handyman, Steven James, LLC, to provide quality, unbiased, non-vendordependent service without full or part-time staffing costs. For more information go to the On-Call AV Expertise page.

Regional Workshops and Customized Services

We offer a variety of regional workshops providing the opportunity to learn with educators from other schools and districts around the region. For more information go to the Regional Workshops and Customized Services page.

Metro ECSU Online Registration

View the entire listings and events offered by Metro ECSU and register at our Event Calendar page.

Event Calendar & Registration

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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