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Fall Conference – Oct. 26-27, 2017


This year’s 44th Annual MSMA Fall Conference was held on Thursday and Friday, October 26-27, 2017, at the Augusta Civic Center. The two-day program featured speakers, product and service vendors, clinics on a variety of educational topics, and a reception.

The keynotes this year were David Schuler and Laurie Lachance:

  • David Schuler is superintendent of High School District 214 in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, and 2016 Past President of AASA. While serving as President of AASA he launched Redefining Ready!, a national campaign that introduces multiple research-based metrics to demonstrate post-secondary readiness. 
  • Laurie Lachance is President of Thomas College and author of Maine must dare to dream big, a recent op-ed column, where she highlights “the single most important economic development investment we can make is to bring each person in Maine to his or her highest educational potential.”

More than 50 Clinics were offered along with MSBA Delegate Assembly, recognition of years of board service, and awards of the Maine School Boards Association.

Preliminary Clinic Outline

Clinic Program


Please contact us with any questions or for additional information about the event.