Do you work with an exceptional superintendent who has shown outstanding leadership and is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and the community as a whole? Now is your chance to show your appreciation for all that he or she does for your school district.
The Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA) is seeking nominations for Superintendent of the Year.
Following the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in December 2015, the Michigan Department of Education is currently putting together our state's plan for complying with the requirements of the new federal law. As part of developing this plan, MDE is taking public comment on the first draft of this new state plan. The first draft documents are all available online for review and comment and educators and members of the public are encouraged to review this information and provide feedback.
The appeals window is now open for schools to challenge their 2015-16 graduation rates. The Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI) opened the graduation rate appeals window on July 20 and it will remain open until September 14. Once the graduation rate is finalized, it cannot be changed. So be sure to review the MSDS and verify that the graduation rate for your district is accurate.
Mike Hobolth is the Associate Principal at Lapeer Community Schools, Zemmer Campus and has been an MASSP member since 2002.
With a new school year getting underway and an election and lame duck legislative session looming, Principals may find themselves searching for information about specific bills that they have heard about. To that end, MASSP has launched Bill Tracker through our Engage Advocacy Tool. Principals can look up specific legislation either by bill number or descriptive title.
The site includes simple, easily accessible bill information including: