State Education Agency Information
Minnesota Department of Education
State NIMAS/NIMAC Coordinator
Joan Breslin-Larson, Supervisor, Special Education Policy
1500 Highway 36 West Roseville, MN 55113
AIM and NIMAS Web Site Resources at State Education Agency
The Minnesota SEA web site contains NIMAS and related information via the following path to sub-sites and sub-pages of the main MN SEA site: Special Education pages, Evaluation & Program Planning section, Assistive Technology section, Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) pages. From this page, links to information about NIMAS and the NIMAC provided by external sites is available, including IDEA and other government-published regulations and information, and the NIMAC. A list of links to a series of HTML and PDF documents provide more detail on IDEA requirements, textbook selection and purchase, and information for LEAs.
Instructional Materials Acquisition (adoption or open territory)
Minnesota is an open territory state with no centralized textbook acquisition. The selection and purchase of textbooks and instructional materials is a local district activity.
SEA Policies and Practices
NIMAC Authorized User(s)
Communications Center at State Services for the Blind
Minnesota Department of Education (Kursten Dubbels, Joan Breslin-Larson, Kristin Oien)
Selected Accessible Media Producers (AMPs)
State Definition of Timely Manner for the Delivery of AIM to Students
Minnesota states that "'timely manner' is defined as 'at the same time as non-disabled peers receive their textbooks and core related instructional materials.'"
AIM-Related State Laws and Regulations
Minnesota's Regulations page provides links to AIM-related laws and regulations in both text and PDF format.