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Schedule Your PD Now for 2017-18 Using Title II Funding

This time of year feels like a whirlwind. You are busy with assessments, finishing up observations, writing end of year evaluations, building the schedule for next year, preparing for honors programs, commencement, etc.

We want to make sure that you don't forget to build in time to focus on your professional growth, which ultimately affects both teacher practice and student achievement. Spring is your opportunity to submit requests for Title II professional development allocations.

Bob Kefgen's picture

This Week in Politics in 5 Sentences (or Fewer)

Both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees met on Tuesday of this week and moved their respective versions of the K-12 budget to the floor, taking the next procedural step in the budget process. While there were some technical amendments made in each committee, none of the major line items shifted and Principals can still use MASSP’s side-by-side budget comparison to see how the three versions of the budget has shaken out so far.

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Sharing My Learning: NASSP Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C.

Written by Steve Carlson, Principal at Sandusky Jr/Sr High School, MASSP President-Elect and 2016 Michigan Principal of the Year

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#MASSPchat 5/1: Advice For Those Hired As New Administrators

Think back to your first year as a building administrator. What do you wish you would have known or someone may have told you? Our collaborative chat will focus on supporting the thinking of new administrators while also reminding ourselves and others of the some "basics" of building leadership. Let’s chat it up with a focus on the topic of advice for new administrators.

This Week's Questions:

  1. SKILLS and ABILITIES - If a new principal were to ask you what skills and abilities are necessary to handle the responsibilities of administration, what might you say?