At Intermediate School District 917, we belong to each other and we grow together. Located in Rosemount, MN, ISD 917 serves special education, career & technical education, and/or alternative learning needs of nine member districts while sharing space and partnering with Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) to support students to pursue post-secondary education or enter the workforce with necessary knowledge and skills.
We are focused on infusing our core values into the culture of our district and each of our 25 sites, multiple programs, and strategic partnerships to model an innovative culture with diverse pathways serving students and families through equitable practices with highly trained staff.
Our Motto: Purposeful. Personalized. Partners.
Our Mission: In partnership with member districts, ISD 917 provides high quality, equitable, and specialized programming to meet the needs of all students.
Our Vision: ISD 917 models an innovative culture with diverse pathways serving students and families through equitable practices with highly trained staff.
Our Core Values:
Collaboration: Working together to achieve more collectively.
Empathy: Considering and respecting the perspective and needs of member districts, students, families and staff.
Innovation: Ongoing improvement of programs and services.
Stewardship: Managing financial and human resources carefully and responsibly.
Communication: Multi-dimensional, transparent conversation focused on sharing information and creating a positive learning and working environment.
Integrity: Aligning our actions with our values and beliefs.
Personalization: Building on the strengths and addressing the unique needs of individual students.
Equity: Intentionally providing opportunities while removing barriers at all levels of the organization.
Diversity: Appreciating and valuing everyone’s unique selves.