The House Education Committee voted Wednesday on a package of bills that would encourage, though not require, schools to provide additional instruction in civics and early U.S. history, particularly certain founding documents. They also began debate on a bill that would put in place new and overly burdensome physical education requirements.
The House K-12 budget subcommittee took testimony on Tuesday about the state's next student assessment and also heard from a number of groups in support of funding for educator evaluations. The Senate Education Committee also got into the action, taking testimony from NWEA on interim assessments and, unfortunately, passing a bill to delay educator evaluation timelines currently in law.
MASSP is currently seeking nominations for open positions on the 2014-15 Board of Directors. Currently, there are seven open seats available to serve a three-year term each: Region 8 Representative, Region 9 Representative, Region 11 Representative, Region 12 Representative, AP East Representative, ML Central Representative and President-Elect. Are you interested in serving your Association? Then read on for more nomination information and due dates.
Michigan Team Nutrition and United Dairy Industry of Michigan are offering a FREE school nutrition training around the Boost Breakfast Toolkit. The training includes breakfast, lunch, and continuing education credits for both educators and school nutrition professionals. Registration deadline is Monday, March 24th. See the announcement below for more details:
Michigan Boost Breakfast Regional Trainings