Upcoming events: October 2018

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New Superintendents Leadership Academy: School Finance Essentials

Presented by MASA School finance is complex and demanding, and being the leader of a public school district means it is essential to have a high-level understanding of how it all works. This session of the New Superintendents Leadership Academy digs deep into school finance and best practices. Topics covered include: Budget Development Managing Employee Benefit

Back to School Legal Update Drive-In Conference

Presented by MASA and Thrun Law Firm School law can be a complicated field to navigate with topics ranging from search and seizure, student interviews and custody issues to sexual harassment, school safety, First Amendment considerations and civil liability. This conference will provide insight from experts at Thrun Law Firm on how to address issues districts

African American Student Initiative, Phase 2: Power and Positionality

The Michigan Department of Education is launching Cohort 2, Phase 2 of The African American Student Initiative (TAASI): Race, Power, and Privilege. In this session, participants will explore the topic of Power and Positionality. Throughout the series, discussion will center on cultural proficiency, which is about learning to respect our own and other’s identities, celebrating cultural differences,

Fall 2018 School Improvement Redesign Roll Out Pre Conference

October 19, 2018 The purpose of this Pre Conference is to inform and train MDE Statewide Continuous Improvement Roll Out at the MDE Fall 2018 School Improvement Conference. View the save the date card here. Audience:  MDE, ISD/RESAs, and Educational Organizations Cost:  Complimentary to the audiences listed Location:  Lansing Community College, Gannon Building, Michigan Room,

African American Student Initiative, Phase 1: Barriers and Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency; Cultural Continuum

The Michigan Department of Education is launching Cohort 3 of Phase 1 of The African American Student Initiative (TAASI): A Journey of Cultural Proficiency and Personal Transformation. Schools are invited to participate in this 6-session professional learning opportunity. In this session, the topic will be “Barriers and Guiding Principles of Cultural Proficiency; Cultural Continuum.” Cultural