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DREAM Technical Academy

Updated Apr 10, 2017
1705 16th St NE - Willmar MN - 56201
Type of autonomy arrangement: school charter/bylaws
Basic Profile

Opened In

2014

Grades

7 through 12

Environment

Rural

Type

Chartered
Autonomies
Select leaders
Determine learning program
Select colleagues
Determine professional development
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine whether to take, when to take, how much to count district/EMO/authorizer assessments
Determine tenure policy
Make formal arrangements with district/EMO/authorizer to allow multiple measures in determining school success (not only a mean proficiency score)
Evaluate colleagues
Set schedule
Set staff pattern
Determine teacher workday
Determine school budget
Set school-level policy
Determine compensation
Teacher Authority Is...
De Jure
The teachers’ are granted autonomy in their charter school contract.

About the Learning Program

“Where serious people go to broaden their minds and learn to live the rest of their lives.”

This sentence encapsulates our educational mission here at DREAM. We aim to build a community of learners who are dedicated to expanding their experiences and challenging ideas that are taken for granted. By supporting and encouraging each other in our day to day learning, we will be shaping the next generation for active participation in our democracy. Through this growth, students will learn the skills necessary to be successful individuals in a rapidly changing future!