Welcome to SouthWest Metro

SouthWest Metro serves students in 11 member districts and 4 associate member districts across the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area with programs in Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Care &. Treatment, Adult Basic Education, and Alternative Education.

Students may also receive assistance, not only with academics, but with mental health services to support their overall growth in the classroom and beyond. Please visit our Programs page to learn more.

What's Happening

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NEW! Workplace English - Online Class
07/08/2020
Wednesdays - July 8th through August 12th | Learn professional English language skills like reading charts, memos, and safety signs; writing paragraphs and if-then sentences; and mastering grammar and word order. Free. Online. For adults.
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SWMetro Welcomes Bloomington Public Schools!
07/01/2020
SWMetro welcomes Bloomington Public Schools as a new Associate Member!
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MDE Fall Planning Survey
MDE Fall Planning Survey
06/30/2020
The Minnesota Department of Education wants to hear from parents about their distance learning experience as they plan for the 2020-21 school year.
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Backstretch Community Garden Club
05/22/2020
The Backstretch Community Garden Club Applications are open! The purpose of the Backstretch Community Garden Club is to strengthen the community through shared gardening experiences, providing learning opportunities for students, grow produce for food donations, while maintaining assigned and community growing spaces located on the property.
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Our Coworkers During Distance Learning
05/01/2020
#Coworker has been trending on Twitter and social media as people share what their new quarantined coworkers are up to.
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