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    2019-2020 MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

     

    MASA MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS:

    MASA Active $845.00
    An MASA Active Member can be any person who is a superintendent or central office administrator, in a public, private or parochial school system or regional, cooperative, or state agency. Membership benefits include the right to vote, the right to hold elected office, and to lead or serve on committees.

    Membership benefits include:

    • Right to Vote
    • Right to Hold Elected Office
    • Opportunity to Influence Change through Committee Participation
    • Opportunity for Networking
    • Ongoing Professional Assistance
    • Fall & Spring Statewide Conferences
    • Great Start New Leaders Training
    • Professional Development with Continuing Education Units
    • Legislative Platform and Advocacy
    • Representation on Task Forces and Statewide Committees
    • Regular E-Mail Communications
    • Leaders Forum Quarterly Online Newsletter
    • Weekly E-news Update
    • Access to Sample Documents, such as Policies and Contracts
    • MASA Web Site With Access to “Members Only” Section
    • Online Access to Member Directory
    • Take 5 Executive Director Blog
    • Legal Consultation and Defense Protection
    • Executive Director Consultation
    • Personal Contract Review Services
    • $3,000 Life Insurance Coverage

    MASA Service $545.00
    An MASA Service Member is any instructor or administrator in a teacher or educational administration training program or any staff person in the Minnesota Department of Education. Service members receive all the benefits and services of MASA active membership.

    MASA Student $60.00
    An MASA Student Member is any person who is a full time graduate student enrolled in an educational administration program and is not eligible for active membership. MASA Student Members receive all publications and access to conferences at member rates. This is a Non-Voting Membership. No further benefits or services of MASA are provided.        

    MASA Persons on Leave/Intern $175.00
    An MASA On Leave Member is any member who is on professional leave from a full-time administrative position, or who is serving as a full time intern will receive all benefits of an MASA Active member except for voting and legal benefits.

    However, years of on-leave status counts towards your years of continuous membership for legal benefits if you return to an MASA Active membership status.

    MASA Subscription $60.00
    Non-Voting Membership. A subscription only member is any individual or organization wishing to receive the MASA newsletter and weekly email communications. No further benefits or services of MASA are provided.

    MASA/MASE JOINT MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS:

    MASE Active + MASA Active $1175.00

    MASE Active + MASA Active Members typically elect the MASA Special Ed. Component Group but are free to choose whichever component group you would like. This is a voting membership in both organizations and provides the Active Member benefits of both MASE and MASA.


    An MASA Active Member can be any person who is a superintendent or central office administrator, in a public, private or parochial school system or regional, cooperative, or state agency.

    MASE Active Membership is open to any person who is licensed or employed as an administrator for special education or former administrator currently employed in another capacity serving children with disabilities. Active Membership includes the Director of Special Education of record, Assistant Directors of Special Education, Special Education Coordinators and other persons on administrative contract who oversee, direct, supervise or coordinate a program, school or classes for special education as a primary job responsibility.

    MASA Active + MASE Associate $968.00

    This membership is nonvoting in MASE, but voting in MASA and provides the member benefits of the MASA Active and MASE Associate memberships.

    An MASA Active Member can be any person who is a superintendent or central office administrator, in a public,
    private or parochial school system or regional, cooperative, or state agency.

    MASE Associate Membership is open to any person in Minnesota who oversees, directs, coordinates or serves as
    a lead teacher for a program, school or classes for special education as a major job responsibility; and is employed
    as a “teacher on special assignment” (TOSA) or similar non-administrative contract arrangement. Persons with
    this membership do not have as a duty to evaluate staff.

    MASE Associate Membership is also open to any person in Minnesota who is actively engaged in or associated with any phase of special education leadership, but who does not qualify for Active membership. Associate Membership includes college faculty members whose major responsibility is the professional preparation of administrators for special education,
    professional special education staff employed by the MN Department of Education, and general education administrators
    who serve in a public or private school, district, cooperative, regional, state, or other administrative unit.

    MASE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS:

    MASE Active $460.00

    This is a voting membership and permits members to attend all MASE meetings, workshops and seminars; receive all MASE publications; vote on all questions presented to the membership; chair or serve on MASE Committees; and run for a MASE elected office.

    Active Membership is open to any person who is licensed or employed as an administrator for special education or former administrator currently employed in another capacity serving children with disabilities. Active Membership includes the Director of Special Education of record, Assistant Directors of Special Education, Special Education Coordinators and other persons on administrative contract who oversee, direct, supervise or coordinate a program, school or classes for special education as a primary job responsibility.

    Membership benefits include:

    • Right to Vote
    • Right to Hold Elective Office
    • Opportunity to Influence Change Through Committee Participation
    • Opportunity for Networking
    • Ongoing Professional Assistance
    • Spring, Fall and Best Practices Statewide Conferences
    • New Leaders Training
    • Professional Development with Continuing Education Units
    • Legislative Platform and Advocacy
    • Representation on Task Forces and Statewide Committees
    • Impact Quarterly Newsletter
    • Special Publications and Correspondence on Current Issues
    • Access to Sample Documents, such as Policies and Contracts
    • MASE Website

    MASE Associate $230.00

    This is a non-voting membership and permits members in good standing to attend all MASE meetings, workshops and seminars; receive MASE publications; and serve on MASE committees. Associate Membership is open to any person in Minnesota who oversees, directs, coordinates or serves as a lead teacher for a program, school or classes for special education as a major job responsibility; and is employed as a “teacher on special assignment” (TOSA) or similar non-administrative contract arrangement. Persons with this membership do not have as a duty to evaluate staff.

    Associate Membership is also open to any person in Minnesota who is actively engaged in or associated with any phase of special education leadership, but who does not qualify for Active membership. Associate Membership includes college faculty members whose major responsibility is the professional preparation of administrators for special education, professional special education staff employed by the MN Department of Education, and general education administrators who serve in a public or private school, district, cooperative, regional, state, or other administrative unit.

    MASE Student $55.00

    Student membership is open to any person in Minnesota who is a graduate student in the field of special education administration and who is not eligible for Active or Associate membership. This non-voting membership permits members to attend all MASE meetings, workshops and seminars; receive MASE publications; and serve on MASE committees.

    ADD ON ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS:

    AASA Administrator $460.00
    Our national organization, the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), is a compelling voice for public education in Washington D.C., and provides a variety of valuable member resources for MASA Active members.

    This membership is for superintendents, although assistant and deputy superintendents are welcomed. Members in this category receive all AASA benefits and services, including:

    • Legal Support Program ($1M individual professional liability coverage/up to $20K for job protection defense claims based on continuous years of membership, $500 deductible, effective 7/1/18)
    • Member discount when registering for AASA meetings, conferences and more.
    • Active AASA members are eligible to vote and to hold elected office.

    AASA College Professor $204.00 This membership is for professors of educational administration and/or supervision who are NOT currently employed in full-time school administration. Members in this category:

    • Are eligible to vote and hold elected office.
    • Are NOT eligible to receive legal support from AASA.

    National CEC/CASE $125.00
    Active members of MASE are encouraged to become active members of the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). CASE is an international professional educational organization which is affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children and whose members are dedicated to the enhancement of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual in society. CASE has proven to be an effective influential organization that provides powerful support to its membership. The CASE mission is to provide leadership and support to members by shaping policies and practices, which impact the quality of education. CASE is open to all MASE active members.

    MASA/MASE RETIREE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS:

    • MASA Retiree Basic $34.00
      A retired member of MASA is any active member who retires from their full-time administrative position. This is a Non-Voting Membership. Membership benefits include MASA information/communications and committee participation.

    • MASA Retiree Basic + Insurance $60.00
      A retired member of MASA is any active member who retires from their full-time administrative position. This is a Non-Voting Membership. Membership benefits include MASA information/communications and committee participation, and a life insurance benefit naming your own beneficiary or the MASA Foundation.

    • MASA Retiree Basic + Insurance with MASA Foundation as Beneficiary (65-74 years old) $34.00
      A retired member (between the ages of 65-75 years old) of MASA is any active member who retires from their full-time administrative position. This is a Non-Voting Membership. Membership benefits include MASA information/communications and committee participation, and a life insurance benefit naming the beneficiary as the MASA Foundation.

    • MASA Retiree Basic + Insurance with MASA Foundation as Beneficiary (75+ years old)
      A retired member (age 75+ years old) of MASA is any active member who retires from their full-time administrative position. This is a Non-Voting Membership. Membership benefits include MASA information/communications and committee participation, and a life insurance benefit naming the beneficiary as the MASA Foundation.

    • MASE Retiree $62.00
      Retired Membership is open to any individual who retires from their administrative position, or upon approval by the Board of Directors. This non-voting membership permits members in good standing to attend all MASE meetings, workshops and seminars; receive MASE publications; and serve on MASE committees.