Pre-K CLASS Observer Certification Training

The first step on your CLASS Journey. Participants will build an in-depth understanding of the CLASS methodology and prepare to reliably assess teaching quality. Training Details: CLASS Observation Training is a 2-day training that helps you build capacity to collect CLASS teaching assessment data, which is the first step on your organization’s journey to improving the quality of teacher- student …

Keep Access To the NEW BookFlix for 2018/2019

  Keep Access To the NEW BookFlix for 2018/2019   For the 2018/2019 school year, Michigan schools will no longer have BookFlix access through Michagan eLibrary (MeL).   With nearly 4 million sessions and 16 million books read during the past school year, it’s clear that Michigan teachers enjoy using BookFlix to strengthen their PreK-3 students early literacy skills.   …

Partner Spotlight – Michigan Virtual

On Tuesday, April 24, we celebrated the release of the new Michigan Virtual Student Learning Portal, which will replace CEMS as our primary enrollment system. The impetus for this change comes from consistent feedback from our users. We listened, and we’re looking forward to providing a better user experience by offering a more straightforward enrollment process, more immediate data and …

Partner Spotlight: Standard for Success

As Standard For Success continues to grow across the nation and with our recent acquisition of STAGES software, we feel it is a perfect time to offer the members of MEMSPA a special new client price through our partnership.  As a company founded by educators we understand how important it is to make the most of your time as administrators …

Principal’s Award

Click Here to Download the 2018 Principal’s Award! 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. …

STEM Teaching SCECH Program

THE NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR STEM TEACHING   The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) offers competency-based programs leading to the National Certificate for STEM Teaching. Successful teachers who wish to build their skills and teachers looking to grow their STEM teaching skills now have the opportunity to do so. Partnering with the globally recognized American College of Education (ACE), the …

Partner Spotlight: Curriculum Associates

MEMSPA partner Curriculum Associates is proud that Ready Mathematics received the highest score of all K-5 math programs from the independent, non-profit EdReports — including perfect scores for Focus and Coherence and Rigor and Mathematical Practices. Ready Math lessons develop the Standards for Mathematical Practices and ensure deep conceptual understanding through a manageable “Think-Share-Compare” instructional routine that is driven by …