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This month November 2018December 2018

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. Featured presenter Jennifer K. Starlin of Thrun Law Firm will provide insight on how to address issues

African American Student Initiative, Phase 2: Power and Positionality

The Michigan Department of Education launched 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, mitigating

State Board of Education Candidate Forum

Join the Michigan Association of Superintendents & Administrators and the Michigan Association of School Boards for a forum on October 17 in East Lansing with State Board of Education candidates from the state’s major parties.

Central Office Conference: Leading as a Team

A high-performing central office team is essential to the success of a school district, as well as every student it serves. This conference will bring together central office leaders and essential team members to ensure that everyone understands the value and necessity of working together with common goals, systems and accountability standards.

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

The Michigan Department of Education launched 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 proficiency