The Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) (ISD #921), created in 1976 and authorized under Minnesota School Law 123A.21, is a public, non-profit cooperative of over 80 public and private school districts, cities, counties, and other member organizations (42 Education Members, 12 Associate Education Members, 23 Cities/Counties/Other Government Agencies, 2 Non-Profit Members, and 6 Participating Organizations) dedicated to maximizing resources and increasing value through collaboration. We serve schools in
Minnesota Service Cooperatives
The Minnesota Service Cooperatives is a Joint Powers organization comprised of seven Service Cooperatives. The MSC performs planning on a regional basis and assists in meeting specific needs of clients in participating governmental units which could be better provided by a Service Cooperative than by members themselves. Coordinated services include professional development, cooperative purchasing, insurance programs, student academic challenge programs, technology services, administrative services, and other programs offered on a statewide basis.
The Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA)
AESA is a professional organization serving over 550+ education service agencies (ESAs) in 44 states. The mission of AESA is to support and strengthen regional educational service agencies. There are more than 550+ service agencies in the U.S. with over 100,000 employees in 44 states. AESA is in the position to reach well over 80% of the public school districts, over 83% of the private schools, over 80% certified teachers, and more than 80% non-certified school employees, and well over 80% public and private school students.