Region 10 Interagency Early Intervention Committee (IEIC)

Mission Statement

  • Promoting positive beginnings by identifying and serving eligible children and their families.

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.


  • Quarterly meetings are held (minimum frequency)
    • 1st Q:  Summer July-September
    • 2nd Q:  Fall October-December
    • 3rd Q:  Winter January-March
    • 4th Q:  Spring April-June

The dates for the Region 10 IEIC 2015-16 meetings are:

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016
  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017

All meeting locations will be noted in the meeting invitations sent to all IEIC members.  The meetings will run from 12:30 to 3:00.  Outreach sub-committee will meet at 11:o0am.

Membership (Click to see the list)

  • Mandated Sector Membership Representation:
  • Health
  • Education
  • County Human Services
  • Early Childhood Family Education Programs
  • Head Start
  • Parents Of Young Children With Disabilities Under Age 12
  • Child Care Resource & Referral
  • School Readiness Programs
  • Current Service Providers

Additional representatives from:

  • Private agencies
  • Public agencies
  • School nurses
  • Other members to be identified by the new Region 10 IEIC.

Ex Officio:

Recruitment/ selection of members:

  • Determined by the Region 10 IEIC.

Chair and co-chair:

Meeting Facilitator:

  • The chair/chair-elect will be responsible to facilitate the Region 10 IEIC meetings.

Other officers:

  • Representatives to the Governor’s Interagency Coordinating Council (2)

Minnesota Help Me Grow

  •  Some young children need extra help to learn and grow.  Help Me Grow provides resources for families to look at developemental milestones, to learn if there are concerns and to take the leand in seeking additional support or in referring their child for a comprehensive, confidential screening or evaluation at no cost.  (Minnesota children from birth to five-years-old, if found eligible, can recieve services in their home, child care setting or school.  These services are free regardless of income or immigrant status.)Help Me Grow is an interagency initiative of the State of Minnesota (Department of Education, Department of Health and Department of Human Services) partnering with all local service agencies.

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October 27, 2016
  • Transition CoP
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: October 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm

    Location: Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field/Mayo Clinic Area, 401 6th St SW, Rochester, MN 55902, United States

October 28, 2016
  • Directors Mtg
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: October 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm

    Location: ZED - Will they meet??

  • Employment Capacity Building Cohort meetings
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: October 28, 2016 - 3:00 pm

    Location: MN Department of Education - Room cc15

November 2, 2016
  • OT/PT CoP - Reliable Medical Training
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: November 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm

    Location: Reliable Medical Building

  • DAPE CoP & DAPE Reliable Medical Training
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: November 2, 2016 - 11:30 am

    Location: Reliable Medical Supply Inservice - 3555 9th Street NW, Suite 300 Rochester, MN 55901


    Inservice Agenda:

    -Gait trainers: purpose and identifying potential candidates for successful use. Discuss styles and decision making process.

    -Standing frames: purpose, use and different types. Where they could be used, what you should NOT do with them.

    -Nuts and bolts of a basic manual wheelchair: how the components work, why kids have them.

    - Quick tips to know when to alert DME or Therapy Team: poor posture versus proper positioning, skin breakdown, "growing" a chair, and what to do if they break.

    -Time for Q and A