Welcome to MESPA!

Expand your toolkit for positive school culture and behavior supports with two new workshops!

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

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How to Build, Influence, and Support a Positive School Culture

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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

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Join 450+ of your principal colleagues for 3 incredible days of collaborating, innovating, and networking. Visit www.mespa.net/institute for more details on everything this amazing conference has to offer!

Upcoming Professional Development
JUST ANNOUNCED: High Performing PreK-3 Systems: Owatonna, Duluth, Thief River Falls, Westbrook, and Little Falls! 2 more regional locations coming soon!

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MESPA's Strategic Direction

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

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St. Paul, Minnesota, 55108
651.999.7310

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