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Senate Economic Development Committee Talks EDP, SIP Changes

The onslaught of legislation resulting from the recommendations of the Michigan Career Pathways Alliance continued this week with a hearing in the Senate Economic Development Committee on a pair of bills. SB 684, introduced by Senator Ken Horn (R-Frankenmuth), would add additional requirements to Michigan’s Educational Development Plan (EDP) process.

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Class of 2018 Scholarships Available to Dependents of MASSP Members

MASSP is pleased to announce this year's scholarship opportunity for graduating dependents of MASSP members. This spring, three $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to members of the class of 2018 who meet the criteria below and based on his/her demonstrated academic achievement, extra curricular activities and school and community service. The deadline to apply for the 2018 MASSP scholarship is Monday, March 19.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Graduating senior at a Michigan high school (public or private) with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Dependent of an MASSP member in good standing at the professional membership level or above for at least 3 years.
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Member Spotlight: Nicholas Toodzio

We want to share good news about education! MASSP is turning the spotlight on members who are making an impact in their school, district and community. Spotlighted members exemplify the mission of the MASSP: To advance learning through educational leadership.

Nicholas Toodzio, Assistant Principal, Mason High School

How long have you worked in education?
25 Years

How long have you been an administrator?
14 years

Give us a few personal details.

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Introducing Tech Bytes - MASSP's Newest Member Resource

MASSP is proud to offer our new Tech Bytes e-newsletter and resource as a member benefit. You should have received the first edition of this e-newsletter in your inbox this past Friday. At the beginning of each month, you'll be emailed a short video explaining a tech-based resource or tip to help you better function in your every day practice. In addition to the e-newsletter and housing the videos on our YouTube Channel, you'll also be able to access the archive of past Tech Bytes on our website.'s picture

#MASSPchat - Five Perspectives for Leadership Success

Over the years, I have always maintained my ASCD membership. It is a big challenge as a Principal to keep your focus on instruction and to keep up on professional reading. The ASCD Educational Leadership magazine has been on my night stand for two decades - it's always been my go-to for current trends and best practice in education. The May 2017 edition of the Educational Leadership magazine focused on school leaders and the article, "Five Perspectives for Leadership Success," really resonated with me. These perspectives will be the basis for this week's #MASSPchat questions.

This Week's Questions: (one posted each day)