Welcome to MESPA!

Expand your toolkit for behavior supports with these new workshops!

Responsibility-Centered Discipline: Becoming a Master of Challenging Moments with Students

Click the links below for more information and to register for one of two locations:

April 9, Bemidji or April 10, Morton

MESPA is a collaborative, member-based association serving Minnesota elementary and middle level principals. MESPA has represented Minnesota principals since 1950 and is affiliated with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and its 20,000 members nationwide. MESPA supports its members with:

  • Professional development for leaders
  • Legal and legislative advocacy
  • Communications customized to the needs of education leaders
  • Honors, recognition, and public relations
  • Minnesota School of Excellence program grounded in national standards

"When I was a rural principal, and the only elementary principal in my district, my division became my safety net. The best part of MESPA is the support of other principals in the division."- Jen Larva, principal, Duluth

"I have loved being a member of MESPA and feel very supported with the entire operation from leadership to membership!"- Mari Lu Martens, principal, Sibley East

"MESPA has evolved into an organization that I feel proud to be a part of and want to help guide to make better for upcoming principals. This is what the organization has done for me."- Jason Luksik, principal, Bemidji

MESPA has moved!

As of March 1, 2019, the MESPA office is located at 1970 Oakcrest Avenue, Suite 204, Roseville, MN 55113.

Our new MESPA phone numbers are:

  • MESPA office: 952-297-8670
  • Jon Millerhagen, Executive Director: 952.297.8673
  • Rachel Dillon, Program & Operations Manager: 952.297.8675
  • Ethan Hiedeman, Communications Manager: 952.297.8672
  • Karoline Nauss, Membership Manager: 952.297.8674

Upcoming Professional Development

MESPA's Strategic Direction

MESPA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

1970 Oakcrest Avenue, Suite 204
Roseville, Minnesota, 55113

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