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#MASSPchat 3/7 - 10 Skills for Successful School Leaders

The Topic: The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) has identified 10 Skills for Successful School Leaders based on years of experience in the field working with Principals. Last week we talked about the first 5 skills. This week, let's talk about the next 5.

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#MASSPchat 2/29 - 10 Skills for Successful School Leaders

The Topic: The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) has identified 10 Skills for Successful School Leaders based on years of experience in the field working with Principals. This week let’s talk about the first 5 skills and next week we’ll talk about the next 5.

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#MASSPchat 2/15 - Planning Ahead for Spring

The Topic: It may be hard to believe when we are smack in the middle of winter…but spring is right around the corner. Let’s peek ahead at some upcoming activities and share thoughts and plans around: 1) staying focused heading into spring break, 2) public service announcements regarding spring break, 3) student scheduling, 4) involving parents in scheduling, and 5) second semester conferences.

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#MASSPchat 2/8 - Management vs. Leadership

The Topic: Recently, I tweeted an intriguing article about the age old debate: management vs. leadership. The article—entitled The Difference Between Administrator and Leader—can be found here: http://www.edutopia.org/discussion/difference-between-administrator-and-leader.

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M-STEP Scheduling and The 2016 Guide To State Assessments

It's that time of year again! MDE recently released their Spring 2016 Guide to State Assessments. Just like we did last year, MASSP is collecting sample testing schedules...and we need your help!