Success Beyond the Classroom

SBC provides innovative programs, conferences & competitions that inspire K-12 students to explore their potential with peers & talented community professionals.

Success Beyond the Classroom (SBC)

Success Beyond the Classroom (SBC) reaches 10,000+ students and their teachers every year. Through SBC, a nonprofit organization, students discover how learning in school links to success in the world beyond.

SBC's programs seek to stretch students beyond the typical school experience and actively engage them in the world outside school walls through the following programs:

  • Young Authors Conference
  • Creativity Festival
  • CreativeCon
  • Future City Competition
  • Knowledge Bowl
  • STEMLink

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Conference Room Rental

We offer state-of-the-art conference room rental services to both members and non-members. For more information go to the Conference Room Rental page.

Administrative Services

Metro ECSU provides administrative services to its members in several areas. For more information go to the Administrative Services page.

Metro ECSU Publications

During the school year Metro ECSU offers the Annual Class Size Study, Composite Calendar for All Metro Districts and edNews. For more information go to the Metro ECSU Publications page.

Metro ECSU Online Registration

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

Event Calendar & Register

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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