Roger J. Aronson, MESPA Legal and Legislative Counsel
Legal protection for elementary and middle level principals: MESPA membership ensures the legal coverage principals need.
Legal issues and questions are an everyday
occurrence for principals. Elementary and middle level principals need
legal advice, support, and protection. Legal assistance is one of
the most valued MESPA membership benefits.
"My job is to keep you healthy. It's different than your job. My job
isn't kids, parents, and teachers. My job is to take care of you -- and I
am proud to represent the quality and caliber of the work you do." -- Roger Aronson, MESPA Leadership Conference
J. Aronson, MESPA legal and legislative counsel, has practiced in the
area of school law since 1981. A highly regarded school law expert, he co-chairs the Minnesota State Bar
Association School Law Conference, is on the executive committee of
BELL (the education lobbyist group), and frequently speaks and lectures
on school law topics. In addition to representing MESPA members,
Aronson is Special Projects Counsel for the Minnesota State High School
League and represents MASSP (Minnesota Association of Secondary
School Principals). Aronson is a member of the Minnesota, as well
as the National Council on School Attorneys. He is a graduate of St.
John's University and the University of Minnesota School of Law. To contact Roger, if you are a MESPA/NAESP member:
Register today for seminars held at regional locations statewide, presented by Roger Aronson. They promise to be relevant to the principalship, practical, interactive, -- and fascinating!
"Roger Aronson's yearly MESPA Legal Seminars are worth their weight in
gold. Just knowing principals are represented so well legally and
legislatively is worth the membership!"
-- Tim Bell, Five Hawks Elementary, Prior Lake-Savage
Mission: The Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association is dedicated to promoting and improving education for children and youth, strengthening the role as educational leader for elementary and middle level principals, and collaborating with partners in education to assist in achieving these goals.
Leading schools toward excellence through the MESPA vision to be the premiere resource for preparing today's principals for tomorrow and a strong leading voice for public education.
Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association