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The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) is a private nonprofit member service organization representing more than 900 educational administrators throughout Minnesota. Our members include school superintendents, directors of special education, curriculum and technology leaders, central office administrators, and higher education administrators and professors. In addition to our active members, MASA also serves over 250 retirees.


MASA ~ Who we are...




to ALL that participated in our Spring Foundation Fundraiser
and to Baird for matching the donations we received!
Congratulations to our Award Recipients!
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  • Ken Dragseth Receives the MASA Distinguished Service Award
  • Charlie Kyte Receives the MASA Distinguished Service Award
  • Julie Critz Receives Kay E. Jacobs Memorial Award
  • Pam Miller Receives Outstanding Central Office Leader Award
  • Josh Swanson Receives Outstanding Central Office Leader Award

            2017 Regional Administrators of Excellence Recipients

  • Region 1: Beth Giese, Superintendent, Cannon Falls Area Schools
  • Region 2: Jeff Bertrang, Superintendent, New Ulm Public Schools
  • Region 3: Chris Sonju, Superintendent, Glencoe-Silver Lake Public Schools
  • Region 4: Lynne Kovash, Superintendent, Moorhead Area Public Schools
  • Region 5: George Weber, Superintendent, Pierz School District
  • Region 6: Ray Queener, Superintendent, Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools
  • Region 7: Gregg Allen, Superintendent, Mesabi East School District
  • Region 8: Tim Lutz, Superintendent, Kelliher Public School
  • Region 9: Lisa Snyder, Superintendent, Lakeville Area Public Schools


At the Capitol-

         simply click on the links below or "At the Capitol" on the toolbar above.

2017 Education Related Bills

View your 2017 Legislative Education Committees!

MASA 2017 Legislative Platform

MASA 2017 Legislative Contact Plan 

Other 2017 Minnesota Education Legislative Platforms


Superintendent Vacancies

App deadline 3/31/2017Aitkin
App deadline 2/21/2017
App deadline 2/7/2017  Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (ACGC) 
App deadline 3/24/2017
App deadline 3/9/2017
App deadline 4/14/2017
Completed Eastern Carver County - Congratulations to Clint Christopher, Assoc. Supt. 
App deadline 1/14/2017 Edina
Completed Elk River- Congratulations to Dan Bittman, Superintendent
App deadline 3/27/2017
Forest Lake
App deadline 2/24/2017
App deadline 2/13/2017 Lac qui Parle Valley
 TBD Lakeville
App deadline 1/27/2017
Minnesota Transitions Charter School
App deadline 2/3/2017
TBD Nashwauk-Keewatin
Completed Owatonna- Congratulations to Jeff Elstad, Superintendent of Byron
App deadline 3/28/2017
Pelican Rapids
Sauk Rapids-Rice
App deadline 3/29/2017
South Koochiching-Rainy River
App deadline 3/3/2017
St. Charles
App deadline 4/21/2017
St. Louis Park
App deadline 3/8/2017
St. Paul
App deadline 1/20/17 Stewartville
App deadline 1/20/17 West Central Area Schools
App deadline 2/13/2017
West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan
App deadline 2/6/2017White Bear Lake
App deadline 3/2/2017

Save the Date!

The Minnesota Department of Education
in partnership with
the Minnesota Association of School Administrators

invites you to plan to attend the annual

Back to School Professional Learning Event:
ESSA Implementation Conference

August 8-9, 2017
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest

Plan to bring your leadership team!

MASA’s Great Start Cohort for New Superintendents

MASA is committed to providing excellent professional development that will support you in your professional practice. As a member of the Great Start Cohort (GSC), you will have the opportunity to meet other new leaders, receive information from seasoned leaders, and develop practical skills designed to help you be successful in the first year of your new position. In addition to the five traditional workshops (linked to statewide conferences for travel and schedule ease), participants will also receive access to the GSC Online Toolbox and mobile app filled with supporting documents and videos on popular topics. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be granted for each session in the series. Whether you are an experienced administrator or are new to your leadership role, this workshop series is a wonderful opportunity to network with your colleagues and enhance your skills.


MASA is grateful to
Springsted Incorporated
for their continued support!


The MASA Business Partner Program provides opportunities for businesses to connect with Minnesota’s educational leaders. Our core belief is that MASA’s role in NETWORKING16 engaging business partners is to facilitate a rich conversation that helps our practitioner members understand what resources are available to support their districts, and our business partner members understand the needs of our school districts.
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