The MSSAA and MIAA staff and Board of Directors would like to extend a warm welcome to all Principals and Athletic Directors who have joined the Association's since the beginning of the school year (click here to view)
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October is designated annually as National Principals Month to recognize the essential role that principals play in school achievement and student success. A nationwide-celebration of the principalship, National Principals Month is an initiative of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA).
Please click HERE to view former Governor Deval Patrick’s Proclamation regarding October as National Principals Month.
Five dates during the school year, your MSSAA Leadership Team of President George Ferro, 1st Vice President Mark Wood, 2nd Vice President John Buckey and 3rd Vice President Kathleen Duff meet with Commissioner of Education, Mitchell Chester to discuss the challenges facing our members.
The 2016 Summer Institute (the 20th!) was held July 27-29 at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis. With 272 attendees, content-rich sessions, and opportunities to engage with colleagues and corporate partners for relaxation and recreation (Baggo was a bit hit!), Summer Institute 2016 was a successful educational leadership gathering. Next year's event will be at the same venue, and will run from July 26-28, 2017, with pre-conference workshops on July 25th. Visit our Summer Institute Information Page to access the program, the Corporate Partners, and other SI resources. The 2017 Room Reservation Form can be found in Members Only.