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

COVID-19 Updates
Coronavirus Update - March 25, 2020
03/25/2020
Governor Walz announced today that all Minnesota school districts, including SouthWest Metro Intermediate District, will implement distance learning plans beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020. Distance learning will continue through at least April 30, 2020. The Governor has also issued an order for all residents of Minnesota to Shelter in Place for two weeks beginning at midnight on Friday, March 27th.
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Covid-19 Update
Coronavirus Update - March 12, 2020
03/12/2020
Many people have questions about the outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus called COVID-19, especially how it may affect schools. We are writing to assure you that SouthWest Metro in partnership with school leaders from across our region and state are reviewing emergency management plans to prepare for the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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SkillsUSA Care Package Drive
Care Package Drive
03/01/2020
SWMetro's SkillsUSA chapter is having a care package drive for household toiletries. Chapters are bringing completed care packages to State Conference.
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Wrapped Holiday Gifts
Holiday Donation Drives
01/03/2020
This holiday season, SWMetro has three holiday donation drives: Gifts for Seniors hosted by New Beginnings, HOSA and SkillsUSA Lets Light Up the Holidays Drive, and Santa's Workshop hosted by SkillsUSA and HOSA.
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