Lame duck 2016 is in the books and it was a reasonably successful one for MASSP and the education community. Two major initiatives that could have cost schools millions of dollars—MPSERS reform and an income tax shift—both came up short. And several other education bills that did pass did so either with the support of the education community or only after the concerns of the education community were addressed. Here's the rundown…
Does your district have a program that has changed lives and impacted students’ futures? The SET SEG Foundation and MASB want to know about it!
The availability of quality substitute teachers has diminished over recent years. This year, in many areas of the state, the lack of substitute teachers is near crisis level. Too often building administrators find themselves either spending a significant amount of time searching for substitute coverage or covering classes themselves. In either case, it is not a productive way for an administrator to spend their time.
Written by Chris Wigent, MASA Executive Director
It was my honor on Monday to present the 2017 Michigan Superintendent of the Year award to Dr. Rob Glass, Superintendent of the Bloomfield Hills School District. I hope you will join me in congratulating Rob for earning this honor through his hard work and dedication to the children, education staff, and community of Bloomfield Hills.