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• The 2013-2014 MASA Committee Sign-up!
The committee sign-up will close at 3 pm on July 1, 2013.
If you are interested in serving on a MASA committee, please follow the Zoomerang link
Each committee has at least 18 members, including two from each of our nine regions. Committee terms are for two years. If you are currently serving your first term year, you will continue on that committee for the second term year. Please refer to the 2012-2013 committee list by clicking here if you are unsure of your current committee standing.
• MDE 2013 Back-to-School Conference Registration
Tuesday-Wednesday, August 6-7, 2013
(The two days following the MSBA Summer Seminar)
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, I-694 and Boone Avenue in Brooklyn Park
Coffee & Registration 8 am each day Program 8:30 - 4 Tuesday and 8:30-12:30 Wednesday (followed by lunch)
Register today to attend the annual school leadership summit. Our agenda will inform and inspire you as you anticipate the new school year. Join us as we explore how to help ourselves, our teams, and our students to be creative, entrepreneurial innovators. We will hear from MDE leaders on a variety of topics affecting your district, and our keynote speaker will challenge us to build systems that prepare our students for success in our ever-changing world.
Your team members are welcome! The conference will be a great opportunity to learn together and have the conversations that will support collaboration and creativity as we prepare for the new school year. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited so early registration is recommended.To read more information and to register, simply Click Here
• MASA Announces Newly Elected Board Members
(St. Paul, MN) – The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) is pleased to announce the newly elected Board of Directors Representatives. Board representatives are elected in a general election by the MASA members and will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2013. Click Here for Press Release
David Krenz, Superintendent, Austin Public Schools
Region 1 Superintendent Component Group Representative:David Pace, Superintendent, East Grand Forks Public Schools
Region 8 Superintendent Component Group Representative:Deirdre Wells, Superintendent, Inver Grove Heights Community Schools
Region 9 Superintendent Component Group Representative:Jane Holmberg, Executive Director of Teaching & Learning, Intermediate School District 287
Region 9 Curriculum Component Group Representatives:Wayne Kazmierczak, Assistant Superintendent, Moorhead Area Public Schools
Greater MN Central Office Component Group Representative:Luther Heller, Superintendent, Montevideo Public Schools
AASA Minnesota Governing Board Representative:
The MASA Knowledge Network is a resource that facilitates collegial support through a web-based directory of MASA members who offer to provide the information,wisdom, and perspective of their experience to colleagues seeking support in any number of topical areas. This network of colleagues provides a conduit for information, a source of assistance and point of view, and a reliable foundation of personal and professional support.
Simply click on the "The Knowledge Network" link within the eEducation Corner's box (to the right). The Knowledge Network page is a member only section and you will be asked for your username and password. Please contact us if you need this information at 651-645-6272 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As you well know, the challenges facing public education are significant and it is only by working together that we can achieve success. Your membership in MASA can provide the opportunity to join with other educational leaders in making the needed impact for our future!
Gary Amoroso, Ph.D
MASA's Strategic Plan:
Objectives, Strategies and Action Plans
The Knowledge Network Click Here
The MASA Knowledge Network is a resource that facilitates collegial support through a web-based directory of MASA members who offer to provide the information, wisdom, and perspective of their experience to colleagues seeking support in any number of topical areas.
What we are Reading Click Here
What We Are Reading is a member service of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators. AS ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN, MASA shapes and influences the State and Federal education agenda, serves as the preeminent voice for public education, and empowers all members through high quality services, support and professional development. We hope this blog supports our mission of leadership and service by inspiring reflective practice and collegial conversation among all leaders.
ExpertEase Click Here
ExpertEase provides MASA members access to select video presentations addressing administrative leadership topics by known educators, administrators, and leadership experts. Watch these videos for your personal professional development and engage your staff in discussions surrounding critical topics.
Whitewater Learning® Click Here
Whitewater Learning® presents online modules that are developed by education leaders, are aligned with state and national competencies, and offer pre-approved administrator and teacher CEU's.
MnASAForum Click Here
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