“Iwe givall children dignity and richness, everything changes on the administrative and political level.”

L. Malaguzzi

...a dynamic forum for collaborative inquiry, exchange, and advocacy focusing on the experience of childhood and the process of learning.

 “If we give all children dignity and richness, everything changes on the administrative and political level.”

- L. Malaguzzi

Welcome to the Reggio-Inspired Network of Minnesota, a broad gathering of educators and citizens from Minnesota and nearby regions, who work in a variety of schools and civic organizations around issues of education and democracy. Inspired by the innovative preschools and infant-toddler centers in Reggio Emilia, Italy, Network participants look closely at the “Reggio approach” as well as examine and discuss our local experiences.  Here you will find information, inspiration and resources. 


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Jobs Forum

If you have a job that relates to Reggio-inspired work, we would like to post it in our Jobs Forum. Email reggioinspiredmn@gmail.com. We will post the job within a week of receiving your email, and it will remain posted for at least 3 months.

There are currently 6 jobs posted, click here to review the job openings.

The Magic of Dandelions

What would children do if they were presented with a magical sea of dandelions? Sandy Burwell and Audrey Favorito collaborated to find out.

RINM Educational Scholarship
The Reggio Inspired Network of Minnesota's Education Scholarship is a new opportunity available to those interested in learning more about the Reggio Approach. Network members are invited to apply at any time of the year (a minimum of 6 weeks before an event you plan to attend). This scholarship may be used for registration costs to local, national or international Reggio-inspired workshops and conferences. Preference will be given to professional development opportunities where educators from the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy are presenting. Funds are limited and awards are made at the discretion of the Reggio-Inspired Network of Minnesota Board. 

RINM Educational Scholarship Application

RINM 2018 Fall Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall edition of our quarterly newsletter which you can download below. This issue highlights the presence in 2019 of The Wonder of Learning exhibit nearby, in Madison, Wisconsin.

Regard both this edition of the newsletter and this year’s calendar of Gatherings, Documentation Lab, and Open Book Study as invitations to approach our public work with openness and curiosity. Consider this an invitation into wondering together with awe and reverence and an adventurer’s sense of discovery. We invite you to share this experience, rich with possibilities.

In this edition of the newsletter you will find:

  • details of our Fall Conference: Enter, Encounter, Engage: The Wonder of Learning – Challenging Our View of the Educational Relationship – Rethinking the Role of Children, Parents and Teachers
  • a description of the traveling exhibit from Reggio Emilia “The Wonder Of Learning” which makes visible educational principles “. . . capable of guiding our choices for humanity, for liberty, for democracy.”
  • updates about a new title for Open Book Study
  • an invitation to participate in the Documentation Lab
  • an invitation to join: Geography of Childhood: Venturing into the Possible
  • a reflection after participating in a project: The Geography of Childhood Project: A Personal Response and Reflection
  • reflections On Starting A New Program
  • an invitation from the Resource Committee

Link to download PDF – Fall 2018 Newsletter

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Reggio-Inspired Network of Minnesota is a 501(c)3 non-profit located at 525 Pelham Blvd. N., Saint Paul, MN 55104 

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