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Upcoming Opportunities


WED, FEB 21, 3:30pm-4:30pm

Negotiation Topics and Trends with Roger Aronson

  • via Zoom
  • Free

Register


WED, MARCH 20, 8:30am-3pm

Aspiring School Leader Workshop

6 CEUs (pending approval)

  • Anderson Center, Bethel University in Arden Hills
  • $75
  • Ideal for teacher leaders, deans, assistant/associate principals and anyone interested in learning more about principalship.

Register



NAESP's United Conference 


WED, FEB 28, 3:30pm-4:30pm

TRA Info Session


  • Held virtually
  • Free
Registration Instructions:
  • Click Button Below
  • Login to TRA
  • Select "Counseling"
  • Select "Register"
  • Your password: Principals


TUES, APRIL 16, 8:45am-3pm

Day at the Capitol with Roger Aronson

  • Free


TUES, MARCH 19, 1-3pm

Performance Management and Hiring Process

  • Via Zoom
  • Free

Register


JUNE 17-18, Varying times

Managing to Lead

10 CEUs (pending approval)

  • Anderson Center, Bethel University in Arden Hills
  • $350 for Principal and Admin Assistant
  • $100 for each additional person
  • A workshop for principals and administrative assistants in effective organization and collaboration

On-Going


MAR 15, 9-10am

BIPOC Affinity Group

  • via Zoom
  • Free




Create Your Own PLC

6 CEUs

  1. Form a group
  2. Identify a Topic
  3. Coordinate dates and times (must add up to at least 6 hours total)
  4. Send application to MESPA to earn CEUs
  5. Learn and grow sense of belonging

See sample application



Principal Mentorship Program

Mentees earn up to 40 CEUs

  • Weekly connections with mentors
  • 8 connects with other early career principals, 4 via Zoom, 4 in-person
  • $400 for the 23-24 school year


March 6, 8-9am

Women's Leadership Network

  • via Zoom
  • Free
  • Different themes each month.
  • Slides saved


Past PD Opportunities


JAN 29-APRIL 29, 9am-10am

Beyond Grit with Dr. Cindra Kamphoff

4-5 CEUs (pending approval)

  • via Zoom
  • $50
  • Led by the author
  • 5-part series
  • MESPA provides the book
  • Jan 29, Feb 19, March 11, April 1, April 29

JAN 4-MARCH 14, 3-4pm

Book Club: Connections Over Compliance: Rewiring Our Perceptions of Discipline

4 CEUs

  • via Zoom
  • 4-part series
  • Free
  • MESPA provides the book


JAN 30-APRIL 23, 3:30-4:30pm

PLC for Assistant/Associate Principals

4 CEUs (pending approval)


  • via Zoom
  • 4-part series
  • Free
  • MESPA provides the book

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