HYBRID Leverage Leadership Series!

New twist on an Old Friend! The learning opportunity we’ve been hoping would come along is finally here. As principals, we must spend our energy and resources carrying out activities that will give us the most “leverage”- the greatest result for effort expended. MEMSPA introduces Leverage Leadership “HYBRID” Style. MEMSPA and Dr. Debbie McFalone are excited to share this “blended” …

17 Summer Leadership Institute

#MEMSPASLI17 Resources Organized by Speaker Kathy Dewsbury-White Assessment Literacy Series: Making Sense of Assessment Ted Gardella The College Board – Preparing Middle Schools for the PSAT 8/9 in grade 8   Tuesday Breakout Speaker Materials Derek Wheaton How to Understand, Care For and Love Traumatized/Emotionally Charged Children Krista Ried Appropriate Placement and Hiring Practices Saline Area Schools (Betty Rosen-Leacher, Laura …

Principal’s Award

2017 Principal’s Award Available Here! As the end of the school year draws near, we at the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association are making a “Principal’s Award” available to every principal in the state of Michigan. We believe that there is an exemplary child in every school who deserves special recognition from their building principal. This certificate, signed …

Principal Mentoring and Coaching

Principals are faced with an increasing number of challenges as they strive to improve teaching and learning in their schools. One-on-One mentoring and coaching is an effective tool to support the growth of the principal and increase effectiveness and longevity in the profession. Principals find the long-term relationship with a mentor supportive and helpful in the sometimes isolated role. Mentoring …

Outstanding Practicing Principal

2016 MEMSPA Outstanding Practicing Principal Amy Taranko Principal, Spitler Elementary School Hart Public Schools     Nominate Your Outstanding Principal! The Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association is accepting nominations for the 2017 MEMSPA Outstanding Practicing Principal award sponsored by SET/SEG. This award is designed to recognize outstanding principals whose contributions to the profession are exemplary and recognized by …