One semester hour of graduate credit will be offered by the Graduate School of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.  The cost of course registration is $150.  Registrants must participate in all presentations scheduled throughout the State Conference. No partial credit offered for partial attendance.  Written journal of session observations and application towards your teaching situation are required in order to receive credit.  Please indicate your intention to register for Graduate Credit on the State Conference registration site.  Registration will be available on Friday November 19th, or may be done online prior to the workshop.

In order to register, participants will first need to register as part-time, non-degree seeking students at the university.  They can do so at:

Once that is done, they can register for the course at the link below by clicking on “add”, then it will direct you to a login and password.  Use your StarID and password to log in (you will receive this information once you have registered as a student).

Please note: there may be a bit of a time lag between the time a participant registers as a student and when they are sent the information necessary for them to register for the course.

Participants have several options they may use to pay for the course:

  • To pay online, go to; Click on the Menu button on the upper left side of the screen.  Log into E-Services with your StarID and password (You will receive this information once you have registered as a student).  Go to the Bills and Payments tab, click on Make a Payment and pay with a bank account or debit/credit card. You can also choose the option to “Give Someone Access to Pay My Bill”
  • To pay by phone with a debit/credit card, call: 507-537-7117
  • To pay by mail, checks can be sent to SMSU Business Services, IL 139, 1501 State Street, Marshall, MN  56258. Checks should be made payable to Southwest Minnesota State University.
  • Please note that payment cannot be accepted onsite at the Fall Conference other than online or by phone.