|MESPA Institute 2013 Co-Chairs Michelle Krell and Rae Villebrun read up on learning for all!|
What will MESPA accomplish in the coming year -- and how will be keep our association's activities relevant as we look toward the future? Our statewide goals are set during the annual MESPA Leadership Conference.
The 2012 Leadership Conference for MESPA
officers, division presidents, division presidents-elect, committee
chairpersons, and committee representatives from each MESPA division was held
September 23-24, 2012 at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge: 25039 Tame Fish Lake Road, Deerwood, MN 56444.
statewide committees are: Communications, Educational Advisory, EPAC
(Elementary Principals Action Committee), Legislative Resolutions, Membership,
Minnesota School of Excellence, Negotiations, Retirement.
|Arriving at Ruttger's and ready to carry off the 39th annual MESPA Leadership Conference: (l-r) Olivia Gault, MESPA Director, Communications and Professional Development; Rosie Mitchell, MESPA Membership Associate; Anna Keyes, MESPA Staff Associate; and Kris Stueve, MESPA President. |
school leaders planned the association's priorities and actions for the year --
within the context of the five goals of the MESPA Strategic Plan. Thank you to
all of these members for their time and commitment to MESPA!
conference was preceded and followed by the first MESPA Board of Directors
meetings of the year: Strategic Planning Board Meeting on Sunday morning, Sept.
23; and Business Board Meeting on Monday afternoon, Sept. 24.
Who attends and what is the agenda? This was our 39th annual Leadership Conference. The Leadership Conference kicks-off
the MESPA year -- creating a foundation for MESPA priorities, communications,
and actions for the coming year. It provides an opportunity for MESPA officers,
board of directors, and standing committees to establish plans of action
network with colleagues.
|The 2011 MESPA Door Prize Team (l-r: P. Fred Storti, Matt Dorschner, Jon Millerhagen, Kris Stueve) displayed the new MESPA Traveling Trophy, painted by motivational speaker Erik Wahl at MESPA Institute 2003. Brenda Schell was the lucky winner.|
For a schedule outlining the
two-days' meetings, scroll
down to the MESPA Leadership Conference Schedule document (PDF).
board of directors meet at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday.
General registration begins at 12:30 p.m., with the first general session for
all participants at 1:00 p.m.
When and where? We will
meet at the beautiful and relaxing Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, just outside
- Sunday-Monday September 23-24, 2012
- For directions to Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge, click on the link above (right)
Reserve your hotel accommodations for the evening of September 23 by
contacting the Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. To download a reservation form,