Evidence-based Practice for Working with Young Children and Their Families

COVID-19 information: The Minnesota Department of Education, sponsor of the Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute, and CEED have made the decision to cancel the 2020 Institute.

Full refunds will be provided. An email will be sent with refund receipts.

We are looking forward to seeing you at next year’s Summer Institute, scheduled for June 22-23, 2021 at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Mark your calendar!

Our thoughts and thanks go out to you for your service and the support you provide to Minnesota’s young children and their families. May you and those you love stay well and stay healthy during this time.

Deb Ottman, Director, Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute, dottman@umn.edu

St. John's vista

2021 Summer Institute
June 22-23, 2021

Take some time to refresh yourself professionally and personally. Gain new perspectives and rich professional development while on St. John’s beautiful campus!

About the Summer Institute

During the Summer Institute:

  • Gain new insights and develop new skills for your work.
  • Interact with other professionals who support infants, toddlers, and young children and their families.
  • Attend plenaries with your peers on Tuesday and Wednesday before your selected session.
  • Enjoy networking and community-building activities during the MN DEC’s complimentary evening dessert reception and a lunchtime barbecue.


Contact Deb Ottman at dottman@umn.edu or 612-624-7395.

Our funder:

Minnesota Department of Education

Our sponsor:


Minnesota Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children