AOS 93 Superintendent Steven Bailey has been named Maine Superintendent of the Year for his commitment to helping all students achieve and his work to provide effective professional development to his colleagues.
Robust participation, an excellent lineup of clinics, and strong support from vendors and sponsors helped make the 41st annual MSMA Fall Conference a big success, with the discussion focused on improving public schools for all Maine children.» Learn More
Local school board control over education policy will be a hot topic in the next legislature. See where the candidates for governor stand on making policy negotiable - a move we oppose that is against current state law.» Learn More
Supporting Maine’s education leaders through board training, leadership development, consultation and custom services.» Read More
Educating legislators and lobbying on behalf of school boards and superintendents on issues affecting public education.» Read More
Keeping members informed of news affecting K-12 education and its impact on schools through emailed bulletins, tweets, newsletters and policy briefs.» Read More
Providing quality insurance solutions for Maine public schools with a commitment to superior customer service and cost effectiveness.» Read More
Legislators elected on Nov. 4 will be sworn into office in December and submit bills that will be considered by the 127th Legislature starting in January. A major piece of legislation will be the state budget, which includes state aid for public schools. Look here in January for the legislation MSMA will be advocating for and against on your behalf.
PowerPoints and back-up materials for the clinics offered at the 41st Annual Fall Conference are now online. These will serve to refresh memories or give those unable to attend a given clinic a preview of the topic.
This is the first year these back-up materials have been available online, and we hope it proves helpful to members.
The back-up materials are linked to the clinic titles.
Mark your calendars now for next year’s Conference, scheduled for Oct. 22 and Oct. 23, 2015