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Ready or Not, Here it Comes!

Written by Tracy Wilson, Principal, Grand Haven High School and Past President of the MASSP Board of Directors's picture

MiEducator Showcase Highlights Michigan’s Promising Practices

A new website is being launched this fall to help tell your good news stories about successful education practices that are getting results for students. The new site — the MiEducator Showcase — also aims to help educators across Michigan tap into new ideas for improvement and for helping Michigan reach its goal to become a Top 10 education state in 10 years.

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Back-to-School Leg Update Webinar Recording

On Wednesday, MASSP’s Bob Kefgen hosted a back-to-school legislative update webinar to cover the big issues facing educators, review the new laws that Principals will be adjusting to this fall, and preview the education issues that are likely to be making headlines this school year. For those who weren’t able to participate live, we recorded the webinar for you to watch at your leisure.

For folks looking for written resources, we’ve also include links below to our presentation slides and the various resources and information we shared or covered during the webinar.'s picture

Spring 2017 M-STEP Student-level Reports Available!

The final M-STEP student-level reports for the Spring 2017 administration are now available in the Dynamic Reporting System through the Secure Site. Student level reports include:

  • Individual Student Reports
  • Student Roster Reports
  • Student Overview Reports
  • Online Parent Reports

Printed Parent Reports and Student Record Labels will arrive in schools before September 1. Aggregate level reports will be released later this summer.

Please remember, Spring 2017 M-STEP, SAT, and WorkKeys test results are EMBARGOED until the public release of spring 2017 assessment results later this summer. Districts and schools will be notified through the Spotlight on Student Assessment and Accountability Newsletter when the embargo has been lifted.

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MDE Communications to Note - Week of Aug. 14

Each week, MASSP looks through all of the MDE communications sent to the field, including Memos and Spotlight, to ensure that you're aware of important information and deadlines. Below are two items to make sure you're aware of.

MEMO #073-17 - Educator Effectiveness Ratings Data Appeals Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Office of Educator Talent (OET), is hosting two webinars in collaboration with the Office of Professional Preparation Services (OPPS) and the Center for Educational Performance Information (CEPI). These webinars will take place on August 23, 2017, and will discuss Educator Effectiveness Ratings.