Effective communication if crucial to successful learning. Teachers need to be supported in communicating effectively with you, each other, their students, and with parents. Likewise, Principals not only need to provide that support, but establish their own effective systems of communication. This week, lets chat about strategies for supporting communication in our buildings.
The Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals is pleased to announce the addition of a new staff member, Steve Seward, who will serve as Associate Director beginning in May. We hope you will join us in welcoming him to the MASSP team.
The Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) has named its annual Administrator of the Year award winners for 2016. This year's winners include: JoLynn Clark, Principal of Frankemuth High School (High School Principal of the Year); Steve Carlson, Principal of Sandusky Jr./Sr. High School (Middle Level Principal of the Year); and Steven Hudock, Assistant Principal of Huron High School (Assistant Principal of the Year).
Testing is upon us. As your students get ready to take the SAT, PSAT and WorkKeys tests this week, MDE's Spotlight on Assessment and Accountability publication has some important reminders and information for you. This week's edition has several final reminders and clarifications for Principals and others regarding everything from accommodations to test materials to handling test day irregularities. Make sure you have the latest and greatest information going into test week.