The Michigan Central Office Initiative focuses on helping central office leaders work more effectively in supporting the work of their principals.
These one-day institutes provide central office leaders the background and tools necessary to take critical actions to restructure their work and better support principals as instructional leaders.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity hosted by MASA and facilitated by the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership.

What You Will Learn:

  • The Principal Support Framework
  • How to assess current practices, instigate action, and plan next steps
  • Best practices from school districts with effective principal support
  • Specific strategies for better supporting principals as instructional leaders

Who: Superintendents and central office administrators in the areas of curriculum and instruction and human resources
What: Michigan Central Office Initiative with facilitator Sandy Austin from the University of Washington Center for Educational Leadership
Cost: $175 per person, includes light breakfast, lunch and institute materials

Choose between one of these two dates and locations:
October 31, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: University Center Gaylord, 80 Livingston Blvd., Gaylord, MI 49735

November 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: MELG Building, 1001 Centennial Way, Lansing, MI 48917

For more information, please contact MASA Executive Director Chris Wigent at