MASA: MN Assn. of School Administrators
Every Child Matters: MN Children's Platform Coalition
MAAP: MN Association of Alternative Programs
MASSP: MN Assn. of Secondary School Principals
MDE: MN Dept. of Education
MESPA: MN Elementary School Principals Assn.
MNCEC: MN Council for Exceptional Children
MSBA: MN School Boards Assn.
MN Special Education Compliance and Assistance: Complaints, Hearings, Mediation
AASA: American Assn. of School Administrators
CASE: Council of Administrators of Special Education
CEC: Council for Exceptional Children
Disabilityinfo.gov: the New Freedom Initiative
USDOE: U.S. Dept. of Education
MASE Summer Newsletter
2018 MASE Best Practices Conference Handouts Available! Click Here to View
2018 Stenswick Benson Scholarships Recipients
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Stenswick Benson Scholarships — we had 19 excellent applicants from across our state. The committee is proud to award four $2,000 scholarships again this year!
• Craig Horejsi, SW Metro Intermediate District 288, O & M certification, University of Northern Colorado
• Martha Smithson, Brainerd, Director License, St. Cloud State
• Abby Lyon, Benton Sterns Ed District, Director License, St. Cloud State
• Heather Fugate, Red Lake, ASD License, Bemidji State
And thanks to the selection committee members:
Keith Erickson, Retired
Eva Pohl, SPED Director at PAWN Coop
Jill Skarvold, Low Incidence Facilitator, Lakes Country Service Coop
Kori Ryan, SPED Director at SWWC Coop
Shannon Erickson, Committee Chair and SPED Director, Fergus Falls Area SPED Coop
LET US KNOW...
Whether for new jobs, retirements, or new staff, now is the time of year when many of our members start to make changes for the new school year. Help us keep track of our members — and keep MASE benefits and services coming your way! If your position is changing, or you know of someone who is making a change, please let us know and we will follow up. Just send us an email (email@example.com) or give us a call (651-645-6272 or 1-866-444-5251). Also, if you have new colleagues in your area who are not yet MASE members, let us know and we will send membership information to them for the new school year.
MASE Colleagues Elected to the MASA Board
Region 6 Superintendent Component Group Representative (2018-21)
Ray Queener, Superintendent, Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools
Region 9 Superintendent Component Group Representative (2018-19)
Darren Kermes, Superintendent, SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288
Greater MN (Region 1-8) Special Education Component Group Representative (2018-19)
Janell Bullard, Director of Special Education, Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative
Section 504 Coordinators Institute
June 24-29, 2018
Special Education Law Symposium
111 Research Drive Iacocca Hall B206
Bethlehem, PA 18015 610.758.3231
Register Today! http://wordpress.lehigh.edu/spedlaw/
MASE 2018 Spring Newsletter
The 2018 Legislative Session
The 2018 Legislative Session will reconvene on Tuesday, February 20, and MASE lobbyist Brad Lundell will be there. See Brad’s blog for his ongoing updates and commentary. Back in the Saddle Again … it’s time to dust off this oldie-but-goodie, buckle up, and get ready for the fun. firstname.lastname@example.org
MASE 2018 Legislative Platform Brochure
View the latest in Association News, Weekly CASE Reports, and Quarterly Newsletters
MASA/MASE Joint 2018-2019 Calendar
(printable • as of June 1, 2018)
Contact information for active and retired members.
Base language for new special education director and continuing special education director.
Improving educational outcomes for all children; closing the education gap; reducing over-identification.
MASE Business Partners
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We would like to thank our Tier III 2017-18 Partners for their continued support!