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Advocating for the Principal – It’s been a good week

February 15, 2008 – I spent some time in the Governor’s Office visiting with Chuck Wilbur, Education Policy Advisor for Governor Granholm. Joining me was Don Wotruba, MASB Government Affairs Director. Our topic was the Governor’s proposed 21st Century Schools proposal, i.e., Small High Schools. We advised Chuck that many were seeing this as a “bricks and mortar” proposal. And, a surprising number of perceived to be high performance high schools met the criteria to be eligible for grants under the original wording. He was surprised and said this was not the intent.

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Last Chance

Nominations for Secretary of the Year are due February 15th!

March 1st is the special workshop on employment contracts - sign up!

CTE Showcase entries are due...

Come'on West Michigan, sign up for "Are They Telling the Truth!"

Try not to forget valentines day.

Get these done, you're cool.

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Technology Blog

As our members become more and more familiar with the new MyMASSP website, it's time to dig a little deeper! You're asking questions and getting answers, so let's take it a step further! There are SO MANY questions being posted to the general group/audience, it might help you and your colleagues get more direct responses if you actually post your question to a GROUP or AUDIENCE that more specifically relates to the question you are asking.

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Laughter, Fun, and an Injection of Motivation!

While there were only about 100 advisers there, the energy that circulated made it feel like twice as many! This past Thursday/Friday, January 24-25, MASSP hosted advisers from around Michigan at the MASC/MAHS Annual State Advisers Conference in Mt. Pleasant. We kicked off the evening with Karen Dawson, who shared tales of humor and inspiration and provided advisers some much needed laughs and the reinforcement to keep doing what they're doing - leading student leaders. Who knew you could do so much with a paper plate!?!?