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#MASSPchat - Educator Evaluation 2 Years In

This week's topic is "Educator Evaluation 2 Years In." You can find the questions listed below. Here is a Storify summary of last week's discussion: last week's Storify here.

As a reminder, this is a slow chat - which means one question will be posted each day of the week centered around the same concept. Ideally you will only post about the question posted on a particular day (for example, not responding to Monday's question on Wednesday). To keep the chat organized please use the question number and the hashtag #masspchat in your answer, for example:

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This Week in Politics in 5 Sentences (or Fewer)

The Senate Education Committee kicked off the week with a hearing Tuesday on legislation that would expand the scope of Michigan’s current education savings account (ESA) program (which currently covers only higher education) to include education-related expenses for K-12 students (e.g. pay-to-play fees, tutoring, field trip costs, and similar supplementary education services).

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Ryan Cayce Named MASSP's New Director of Digital Learning & Resources

The Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Cayce, who will fill a new role as Director of Digital Learning & Resources. We hope you will join us in welcoming Ryan to the MASSP team.

Many of you know Ryan as your colleague, the current Principal at Ubly High School and the Middle Level Central Representative on the MASSP Board of Directors, but you may not be familiar with his strong technology background.

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Call for Presentations - Principals Summit

You've spent years honing your skills as an education professional. Now, it's your chance share your experience and knowledge! Consider submitting a breakout presentation proposal for MASSP's upcoming Principals Summit on Nov. 6 & 7 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

This two-day conference provides high-quality education and networking opportunities for building administrators. The conference format offers a facilitated learning environment with keynote speakers, multiple breakout sessions and interactive forums all focused on current and emerging issues, best practices and challenges facing the education community.

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#MASSPchat - This Week's Slow Chat: Building Climate and Culture

Our first ever slow chat last week went very well! Thank you to everyone who participated and posted feedback. We will post a Storify each week to summarize the discussion from the week before. You can find last week's Storify here. As always, we encourage you to interact with others who are posting to really maximize the discussion.

This week's Slow Chat topic:
This week lets talk about building climate and culture and what you do to create a positive environment for staff, students and community. It is great to revisit your building's traditions and to introduce some new culturing activities each year to increase engagement and build a positive environment.