Upcoming events: February 2018

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African American Student Initiative: A Focus on Cultural Proficiency and Transformation, Phase 1: 2017-2018

The Michigan Department of Education has launched cohort 2 of Phase 1 of The African American Student Initiative (TAASI). Schools are invited to participate in this 6-session professional learning opportunity that will focus on cultural proficiency and transformation. Outcomes: Increased human capital as it relates to equity for students, their families, and educators. Increased social

Legislative Advocacy Day: Region 4

Members of MASA’s Region 4 are invited to take part in a Legislative Advocacy Day on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The event will include a briefing on current state legislation and issues related to public education, presentations on hot topics that impact public schools, and a training session on how to effectively engage with legislators. Attendees will

Developing Successful Structures for District Business & Operations

Presented by MASA and Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO) MASA and MSBO are partnering on a one-day workshop on Feb. 26 that is designed for teams of superintendents and their CFOs to collaboratively learn best practices for finance and operations. The workshop, “Developing Successful Structures for District Business & Operations,” will engage attendees in open discussion. Each participating

Legislative Advocacy Day: Region 8

Members of MASA’s Region 8 are invited to take part in a Legislative Advocacy Day on Wednesday, Feb. 28. The event will include a briefing on current state legislation and issues related to public education, presentations on hot topics that impact public schools, and a training session on how to effectively engage with legislators. Attendees will

African American Student Initiative, Phase 2 – Critical Race Theory, Social Justice, Micro/Macro Aggressions Part 1

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