Upcoming events: January 2018

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Michigan School Improvement Facilitators Network (MSIFN) January Meeting

The purpose of the Michigan School Improvement Facilitators Network (MSIFN) is for facilitators to be updated on a regular basis regarding: Legislative Educational Issues; Michigan Department of Education Initiatives; Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Issues; and School Improvement. Participants become aware of a variety of Professional Development opportunities throughout the state and meet valuable contact people

2018 MASA Midwinter Conference

MASA’s 2018 Midwinter Conference is set for January 24-26 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo. Conference highlights include: Keynote by Dr. Nell Duke during the opening General Session on January 24 Pre-conference on January 23: Navigating School Finance for Superintendents MASA ED Talks Un-Conference Sessions For full details, visit the MASA 2018 Midwinter Conference page. To register,

Student Growth Model Winter Session – Lansing

This MDE workshop is a collaborative effort with MEA, AFT, MASA, MASB, and MEMSPA The 6-hour workshops are designed for central office staff (superintendents), building administrators (principals), and teacher leaders (district/building leadership teams and union representatives) to collaboratively develop district plans for measuring student growth for educator evaluations. District teams will collaboratively develop a framework

Student Growth Model Winter Session – VanBuren ISD

This MDE workshop is a collaborative effort with MEA, AFT, MASA, MASB, and MEMSPA The 6-hour workshops are designed for central office staff (superintendents), building administrators (principals), and teacher leaders (district/building leadership teams and union representatives) to collaboratively develop district plans for measuring student growth for educator evaluations. District teams will collaboratively develop a framework

Student Growth Model Winter Session – Grand Rapids

This MDE workshop is a collaborative effort with MEA, AFT, MASA, MASB, and MEMSPA The 6-hour workshops are designed for central office staff (superintendents), building administrators (principals), and teacher leaders (district/building leadership teams and union representatives) to collaboratively develop district plans for measuring student growth for educator evaluations. District teams will collaboratively develop a framework

African American Student Initiative, Phase 2 – White Privilege: Benefits from the GI Bill

The Michigan Department of Education’s Phase 2 of The African American Student Initiative (TAASI) continues the journey to develop and transform culturally proficient educators. Sessions will explore more deeply areas of race, power, and privilege as they are related to the institution of education. This phase is intended to expand on the awareness and transformation

African American Student Initiative: A Focus on Cultural Proficiency and Transformation

African American Student Initiative: A Focus on Cultural Proficiency and Transformation Phase 2: 2017-2018 Outcomes for Phase 2 of the African American Student Initiative: To use cultural proficiency to understand and change the dialogue of race, power, and privilege in schools and districts; To intentionally increase reflective practices during decision making process that promote sustainable, positive,