Job Posting (4/12/16):

The Region 10 Interagency Early Intervention Committee (IEIC) is seeking qualified candidates to fulfill the role of the Interagency Early Intervention Committee (IEIC) Coordinator.  Please send your application packet including cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to Christian Wernau by April 26, 2016.

Summary of the IEIC Coordinator role:

  • The IEIC Coordinator assists the Region 10 IEIC to meet the goals and objectives set by the committee on an annual basis.
  • To facilitate the work to meet the Purpose of the committee: Region 10 IEIC will develop and assure the implementation of interagency policies and procedures so that eligible children ages birth to five and their families are identified and have access to appropriate services and supports.
  • To facilitate on-going progress to meet the Mission of the Region 10 IEIC: Promoting positive beginnings by identifying and serving eligible children and their families.

Essential Functions of the IEIC Coordinator role:

  • Build and maintain relationship with local leaders, regional leaders, state leaders
  • Promotes the Outreach for Help Me Grow
  • Coordinates interagency partnerships
  • Attends the State and Regional meetings relevant to the work of the Region 10 IEIC
  • Communicates the outcomes of the State and Regional meetings to the IEIC membership
  • Develops and communicates, in partnership with the Chair and Chair Elect, the Region 10 IEIC Annual Plan
  • Collaborates with the Regional IEIC sub-committees

Teacher Recruitment:

Region 10 Low Incidence Projects are sponsored by two federal grants:  Low Incidence (LI) & Regional Comprehensive System for Personnel Development (R-CSPD). The projects are fiscally hosted by the Zumbro Education District, and serve all districts in SE Minnesota. These schools are located in the following counties: Olmsted, Dodge, Steele, Freeborn, Rice, Goodhue, Winona, Wabasha, Houston, Fillmore and Mower.

  • Low Incidence (LI) refers to disability areas that occur rarely or in low numbers. The Minnesota Low Incidence Projects focuses on several categorical areas, including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH), Deaf-Blindness (DB), Developmental Cognitive Disabilities Mild-Moderate & Severe Profound (DCD MM/SP), Other Health Disabilities (OHD), Physically Impaired (PI), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Vision Impairment (VI), and Severe Multiple Impairment (SMI).
  • R-CSPD is a program that provides workshops, inservices, and other activities for persons in Region 10 who work with learners who have disabilities. This may include general and special educators, administrators, parents, paraprofessionals, and community service providers. The intent of this project is to assist personnel in providing exemplary educational programs in the least restrictive environment for students with disabilities.

Purpose Statements

  • Support equitable and accessible educational services by utilizing a multi-tiered system of support, including Universal Design for Learning to meet academic standards for all learners, with a specific focus on those with low incidence disabilities.
  • Support licensed and certified educational staff serving students with low incident disabilities in all eight regions by building local capacity through high quality retention and recruitment.
  • Collaborate with MN stakeholders to improve outcomes on the State Performance Plan (SPP) Indicators in the following areas: grad rates, dropout rates, performance and participation in statewide assessments, suspensions/expulsions, Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), early intervention and preschool outcomes, parent involvement, transition and Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
  • Support access to equitable educational services across all eight (8) regional low incidence projects.
  • Through professional development, support staff and parents have access to effective implementation for evidence-based practices.


Accessibility resources:

Statewide Library through Minnesota State Academies

  • MN Resource Libraries
    MN Resource Libraries is a statewide library providing information and resources to help families and educators meet the educational needs of Minnesota children and youth who have a hearing and or vision loss.
  • MN Resource Libraries Online Catalog

Regional Lending Library – Below is the Region 10 library of items that we have for check out.  To check out an item;  send and email to Christian Wernau or Kim Lucht with the following information:

  • If you would like to request an item you will need to request those from Christian Wernau at: cwernau@zumbroed.org or call (507) 775-2037.
  • Enter “Library Request” in the subject line.
  • Indicate the recipient of the sender
    • Name
    • E-Mail
    • Address, City, State, ZIP
  • Enter the title of the Item(s) you are requesting
  • Indicate expected return date

Check out our Library (click on the image):

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Contact Us

Christian Wernau 
Region 10 Low Incidence Facilitator 
Phone: (507) 775-2037
Cell:      (507) 398-8433

Kim Lucht
Region 10 Low Incidence Projects Assistant
Phone: (507)-251-7925
Fax: (866) 254-4047

Grantee District:

Zumbro Education District
801 Frontage Road NW
Byron, MN 55920


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