“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 is currently one job posted, click here to review the job openings.

November 14th - 11:15 to 1:15

The Possibilities of

Light and Shadow with Children

The Possibilities of Light and Shadow with Children

November 14, 2020 | 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

Participants will explore the many possibilities for learning with light and shadow to learn through light and shadow experiences. The time will include powerpoint presentations, exploration time and end with dialog, reflection and evaluation. Resources will be available via email.

Introduction of the French Academie ~ its context and the history of its journey with the Reggio Approach. 

The Light and Shadow presentation, stations for exploration and classroom experiences will be set up with space for social distancing. The environments can be viewed then.  

In-person attendance will be limited to 12, with masks, temperature check and health questionnaire required.

Additional participation via Zoom - live and recorded. 

Presenters: Staff at French Academie & Sandy Burwell

Location: 12301 Whitewater Dr, #190, Minnetonka, MN 55343

Students: limited spots available at no cost for students - email Heidi Wolf for details and registration- 


Develop Approved Course ID: 141741

Watch the Virtual 

Documentation Lab Panel from April:


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

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