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Senate Ed Committee Reports Eval Bill

On Tuesday, the Senate Education Committee reported out SB 103, an educator evaluation bill that falls far short of addressing the needs of schools. Despite testimony from a number of groups about the importance of using research-based evaluation frameworks and having training for Principals and other evaluators neither issue was addressed in the legislation that passed committee.

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MASB Seeking Conference Presentation Proposals

MASB needs your expertise to create exceptional learning experiences throughout its 2015 Annual Leadership Conference to be held Oct. 22 – 25 at the Grand Traverse Resort. To this end, the association is seeking clinic session presentation proposals from school districts, school board members, thought leaders and like-minded organizations. The presentations would be given on either Oct. 23 or 24.

For more information or to submit, please click here. The submission deadline is Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

Colin Ripmaster's picture

Last Call for 5D+ Training this School Year

Please plan accordingly! MASSP will soon be hosting the last available sessions of 5D+ training for this school year:

    May 5: Curriculum & Pedagogy - Day #5
    May 6: Summative Scoring - Day #6

If you need to make-up these sessions, please contact MASSP to sign up. All participants must be registered.

Can't attend these sessions or need to make up others? Please visit the MASSP website for upcoming 5D+ training opportunities and contact the MASSP office to register!

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#MASSPchat Recap - Student Engagement

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#MASSPchat 4/27 - Student Engagement

The Topic:
Educational experts agree that quality teaching is the single most important factor in improving educational outcomes for all students. Section 1249 (380.1249) of the Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) was passed into law with the expressed purpose of improving educator effectiveness.