Innovative Quality Schools

Technical Academies of Minnesota

Technical Academies of Minnesota was authorized in 2013 as a multi-site school serving communities in southern Minnesota. Our first school, DREAM Technical Academy in Willmar opened in the fall of 2014.  We plan to open our second school in Owatonna in the fall of 2015.

Technical Academies of Minnesota provides students in grades 7-12 with an individualized learning program that includes career preparedness, college  readiness, and community partnerships and opportunities, in a project-based, teacher-led school. Technical Academies’ educational program has four main characteristics:

  1. Small learning communities, advisory based
  2. Co-generated project based learning (PBL)
  3. Authentic assessments
  4. Teacher leadership – Teacher Professional Practice (TPP)

DREAM Technical Academy
MinnWest Technology Campus
1705 16th Street NE
Willmar MN 56201

CHOICE Technical Academy 
Pillsbury Hall
315 S Grove Ave
Owatonna, MN 55060

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MinnWest Technology Campus
1705 16th Street NE
Willmar, MN 56201
United States