the minnesota division

for early childhood

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The Minnesota Division for Early Childhood (MN DEC) is a statewide membership organization for those who work with or on behalf of young children with disabilities and other special needs.

Centers of Excellence for...

An initiative designed to regionalize professional development systems in Minnesota. Visit MNCOE website


National DEC Conference   

National DEC Conference will be in Minneapolis Minnesota October 20 - 23, 2020. Register early for the biggest savings! Early Bird registration for DEC members is specially the best bargain: three days of training at less than $135 a day! Or gather a group and save together. All information is available on



MN DEC Calendar of Events

Find upcoming events of interest to members involved in the MN DEC. View the Calendar​

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