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Leader, Summer 2018: Learn

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A Deep Dive into Data: Superintendent Glenn Maleyko and Executive Director of Student Achievement Shannon Peterson share their students’ success.
Enrich, Remediate, Recharge: A balanced calendar offers positive benefits for students, teachers, and administrators at Baldwin Community Schools.
School District Pilots Balanced Calendar: Kalamazoo Public Schools looks to balanced calendar approach as a means to boost reading and increase graduation rates.
Career Pathway Alliance in Action: Northwest Community Schools launches an Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Program to respond to Michigan’s talent shortage.
Classroom Space = Makerspace: The REMC Association’s Classroom Makers Program provides access to maker training, curriculum, and materials.
Crucial Questioning Leads to Success in Mason: From instructional rounds and walk-throughs to learning talks and professional learning communities, Mason Public Schools see growth in high-quality learning.

Leader, Spring 2018: Innovation

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Under the Dome: MASA regions are participating in Legislative Advocacy days in Lansing, and getting some serious face time with their state representatives and senators.
Innovative Community PartnershipsFor Schoolcraft Community Schools, community partnerships with local businesses, industry, and public works have begun to connect student learning through authentic experiences.
Building a Stronger District: The Hazel Park School District is using the Blueprint for Systemic Reconfiguration to build a district focused on teaching and learning.

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Dr. Jeanice Kerr Swift, Superintendent of Ann Arbor Public Schools, talks about what she did to listen reflectively to her community, and align her district to that collective wisdom.

Leader, Fall 2017: Collaboration

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• Legislative Voice: An Overview of the Michigan Career Pathways Alliance
• 5 Questions with 2018 Superintendent of the Year Dr. Jeanice Kerr Swift
• Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals MASSP Invites You to Nominate Your Best! Learn more here.

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Watch Superintendent Monica Merritt of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools share her story of restorative practices in action from the 2017 MASA Midwinter Conference Ed Talk. You can also view more ED Talks on the MASA Vimeo page be found here.

Leader, Summer 2017: Excellence and Leadership

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Leader Digital Feature • Legislative Voice: MPSERS Changes on the way
• 200+ Sign Letter to Congress to Protect Title II-A Funding
New Principals Network offers PD for the Principals in your District
Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals offers this program to support secondary principals in their first five years on the job. Learn more here.

Bonus Video Features:
Watch Saginaw ISD Superintendent Kathy Stewart give an MASA Ed Talk about Math in the Mail at the 2017 MASA Midwinter Conference. You can also view more ED Talks on the MASA Vimeo page be found here.


Southfield Public Schools chooses a purposeful evaluation process that they use for the administrators from the superintendent down, to align its district goals. Superintendent Dr. Lynda Wood, Trustee Yolanda Charles and other administrators talk about the system.

Lansing School District Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul is interviewed and offers perspectives on receiving the AASA Women in School Leadership award, district leadership, what it means to be an urban district leader and shares stories from her career as an educator – from teacher to superintendent.

Leader, Winter 2017: Innovation

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Leader Digital Feature • Legislative Voice: Budget Battle May be Brewing
• K-12 Administrative Certification: Michigan’s Only Alternative Path to Leadership
• Culturally Responsive Training Provides a New Way to Look at Students, Education

 

Bonus Video Feature:
St. Johns Public School Superintendent Dr. Dedrick Martin talks about the evolution, community involvement and innovative thinking that went into development of their agriculture-focused STEM elementary school.

Leader Archive

Fall 2016: Service-Leadership-Collaboration-Excellence
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Spring 2016: INSPIRE
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Winter 2016: CONNECT
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Fall 2015: EQUIP
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Spring 2015: New Design for Change
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Winter 2015: New Voices for Change
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Fall 2014: New Tools for Change
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Spring 2014: Systemic Reform
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Winter 2014: Student Engagement
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Fall 2013: Bridge to the Future
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Spring 2013: Collaboration and Evaluation
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Winter 2013: Lifelong Learning
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Fall 2012: Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
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Spring, 2012: Inspiration-Building a Culture of Educational Growth
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Winter, 2012: Systemic Change – Building a Culture of Educational Growth
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Fall, 2011: Vision – Building a Culture of Educational Growth
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Spring, 2011: Growing High Quality Teachers and Leaders
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