Mr. John Klaber
2037 Roe Crest Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
MASA/MASE Joint 2019-20 Calendar
• Join MASE!
• Business Partner Membership
Base language for new special education director and continuing special education director.
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
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.
2020 MASA/MASE Spring Conference
Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) and
Minnesota Administrators for Special Education (MASE)
Call for Proposals
March 12-13 • Minneapolis Marriott Northwest • Brooklyn Park, MN
MASA/MASE is requesting proposals for concurrent breakout sessions for the spring conference. Sessions are 1 hour long and take place on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13.
Click Here to submit any proposed topic you feel would interest education leaders.
2020 Stenswick/Benson Scholarship Program
Applications due April 3, 2020
Click here for more information and application form
The Stenswick Benson Scholarship Award Program began in February of 1991 through MASE (Minnesota Administrators for Special Education). Its purpose is to recognize the legacy of the many leaders within Special Education represented by Ellsworth Stenswick and Loren Benson through a scholarship award to an individual completing exemplary graduate study in the field of special education.
MASE Leadership Issues
Please join us at the next meeting of the MASE Leadership Issues (formerly Rural Issues):
Friday, April 3, 2020
10 am – 2 pm
Benton-Stearns Ed. District
517 2nd St S, Sartell, MN 56377 | Map
10 am - Build Agenda
10:15 am - Discussion
12 noon - Lunch
2 pm - Adjourn
Remote Participation Option: meet.google.com/yrw-rvka-nfa
Join your colleagues from across the state for good company and great discussion about current topics in special education leadership!
If you have any questions please contact MASE Executive Director John Klaber (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Save the Dates!
• MASA/MASE Spring Conference
Thursday - Friday, March 12 - 13, 2020
Minneapolis Marriott NW, Brooklyn Park
• MASE Best Practices Conference
Wednesday - Friday, May 13 - 15, 2020
Madden’s on Gull Lake, Brainerd
• MASE Fall Leadership Conference
Wednesday - Friday, October 21-23, 2020
Madden’s on Gull Lake, Brainerd
MASE Winter Newsletter
2020 MASE Day at the Capitol
March 5, 2020
Best Western Capitol Ridge
Room: Capitol Hall East
Click here to register & more information
MASE 2019-2020 Legislative Platform
Have you renewed your 2019-2020 membership?
(updated January 2, 2020)
Click here to find out!
Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP) Meetings
MDE Conference Center A, Room 13
Friday, January 24, 2020
Friday, April 17, 2020
Special Education Directors’ Forum Meetings
MDE Conference Center B, Room 15-16
Friday, March 6, 2020
Friday, May 8, 2020
Help Build MASE’s Business Partner Membership Roster!
Over the last several years, one significant MASE initiative has been to recruit MASE Business Partner members. This helps our association by developing relationships that can support the products ad services most likely to be of value to our programs, as well as bringing in additional revenue, helping MASE better serve our members. We have a strong and growing cadre of business partners. Discover them at:
Your referrals for partner members are very appreciated! Send your referrals to John Klaber (MASE Executive Director - email@example.com) or Scott Masten (MASE Treasurer - firstname.lastname@example.org).
An easy way for MASE members to help is to reply to sales calls or emails by saying you prefer to work with MASE business partners. Here is an example: "Hello, I appreciate your email. I prefer to do business with companies and individuals who are MASE Business Partners. You can get the information you need here:
You can just cut and paste the same message, or, you can even paste your message in an email shortcut and with a simple keystroke send your message! Directions for creating a handy snippet (including a handy YouTube tutorial) are at this link:
Or click here for directions in a pdf format.
Thank you for helping MASE’s Business Partner Program grow!
We would like to thank our Tier 3 Partners for their continued support!
Grand Canyon University
University Development Counselor
3300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017
Kennedy & Graven, Chartered
Legal Administrative Assistant
200 South 6th Street, Suite 470
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Kraus Anderson Construction Company
VP/Director of Education
501 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Strategic Staffing Solutions
PO Box 276
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465
Director of Sales & Customer Service
2550 University Avenue West, Suite 315-S
St. Paul, MN 55114