Special Education Teacher | STEP Program in Howard Lake, MN | Available: Fall 2024 | Closing: 05/13/2024


Meeker & Wright Special Education Cooperative #0938
Date Posted:
March 13, 2024
Position Title: Work Based Learning Coordinator/Special Education Teacher
Assignment Location: STEP Program in Howard Lake, MN
Hours per Day: 8
Schedule: 182 day contract per school calendar
Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2024
Salary: Placement per the EdMN MAWSECO Master Agreement, based on education and experience

Position Overview:
Candidate would case manage and teach approximately 10-12 students in a 18-21 year old transition disabled program located in Howard Lake.  


  • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education
  • Current State of MN Teacher License
  • Work Based Learning and Family & Consumer Science License required

About STEP:
STEP (Student Transitioning in Educational Programming) is an educational program for young adults ages 18-21 with special needs. It is a community-based special education program emphasizing work experience and independent living skills. The 18-21 year old program services students who have completed high school requirements but are in need of extended schooling in two of the transition areas listed: Independent Living; Employment; Post Secondary Education and Training. The program was designed to meet these needs in the least restrictive, age appropriate environment. 

MAWSECO is an agency of seven-member school districts (Annandale, Dassel-Cokato, Delano, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Litchfield, Maple Lake and Rockford) that have joined together to provide services in the area of special education. The mission of the Cooperative is to provide quality special education leadership, services, and support to its seven-member school districts’ staff, students and families as well as other agencies/districts that purchase its services. The MAWSECO central office is located in Howard Lake, MN which is west of the metro and south of St. Cloud.

How to Apply:
Meeker and Wright Special Ed Coop #938 utilizes an online application system. Please visit the site to apply: 
If you have questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact Elizabeth Sullivan (612) 417-6491 or email at:

Position Questions:
Contact Jill Sundblad Assistant Director of Alternative Programs at 320-543-1122 ext 2128 or