Upcoming events: March 2018

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Webinar: School Threats and Student Protests

MASA is partnering with Thrun Law Firm to bring MASA members a webinar focused on school threats and student protests. In the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, schools across Michigan are on high alert. Superintendents and their staffs, determined to keep students safe from harm, are facing a

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

2018 MSPRA Annual Conference

Whether you’re seeking to strengthen relationships with your district’s constituents, or laying the foundation for your school’s next marketing campaign, this conference will help you develop strategies that work! You’ll learn about: Incorporating a positive mental health initiative at your school Knowing when to use a survey vs. a focus group Marketing Career and Technical Education

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

Student Growth Model Spring 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

Student Growth Model Spring 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

School Safety & Student Protests

Presented by MASA and Thrun Law Firm As the national conversation about school safety and student protests continues in response to the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., MASA is once again partnering with Thrun Law Firm to ensure district leaders have the information they need to effectively prepare and communicate about issues in their

Student Growth Model Spring Session – Saginaw Valley State University

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

Legislative Advocacy Day: Region 5

Members of MASA’s Region 5 are invited to take part in a Legislative Advocacy Day on Wednesday, March. 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

Regional Comprehensive Needs Assessment Workshop: Session 2

Take your evaluation tool to the next level Schools and districts work diligently to develop and implement programs that increase high student academic results. Too often, however, results are not as intended. Effective school improvement planning and evaluation can make the difference between intentional and unintentional results. That’s why MASA is sponsoring a series of

CANCELLED Student Growth Model Spring Session – COPESD

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 Spring Session – Wayne CCC

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 Spring 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 Spring 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

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

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