Event Details

MN PreK-3 Principal Leadership Series (Day 4)

  • 02 Mar 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • TIES Event Center, 1667 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, 55108


  • Any team led by a principal who is an active MESPA member
  • A team that has no MESPA members

This comprehensive, 5-day series supports elementary level principals in improving their school's readiness and the alignment of policies and practices across the birth-to-age eight learning continuum. Developed in partnership between the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association and the Minnesota Department of Education, this series will cover a range of topics to help principals and their team members prepare strong Prek-3 programs in their schools.

Each session is designed for a principal and a team member to attend depending on the session focus. See individual day descriptions for details.

You must register for Day 1 (October 29) in order to be registered for ALL 5 days of this PreK-3 Series. No single day registrations are available.

Day 1: Embracing and learning the P3 learning continuum
Thursday, October 29
Who: Principal, their superintendent, and School Readiness coordinator (3 ppl total)

Day 2: Ensuring high quality learning environments and teaching
Monday, December 7
Who: Principal and their
curriculum director / instructional leader (2 ppl total)

Day 3: Using multiple measures to guide growth in early learning
When: Monday, January 11
Who: Principal and their curriculum director / instructional leader
(2 ppl total)

Day 4: Providing personalized, blended learning environments
When: Wednesday, March 2
Who: Principal and their
curriculum director / instructional leader (2 ppl total)

Day 5: Building professional capacity and making your school a hub of P3 learning
When: Thursday, April 28
Who: All team members - Principal, superintendent,
School Readiness coordinator, and the curriculum director / instructional leader (4 ppl total)

If a team member cannot attend the recommended day, principals are welcome to bring a different team member in their place.

All sessions will take place from 9am-3:00pm in the Grand Hall of the TIES Education Center. Lunch will be provided each day of the series.

Event Cancellation Policy 

A completed online registration constitutes a bill and a commitment to pay for a full seminar payment. Due to MESPA's incurred costs (i.e. materials, meals, speaking fees, etc.) please know that unfortunately, we are unable to grant refunds within two weeks of the event's start date. Prior to the two-week mark, we are able to issue a refund, less a $50 processing fee.

For Institute Exhibit registrations, please see the Cancellation Policy at mespa.net/exhibit.

Hotel Accommodations - Twin Cities events

Attending a professional development event in the Twin Cities? Consider booking at the Radisson Hotel in Roseville. For reservations, call 651.636.4567 and ask for the MESPA rate - $113 a night! 

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

1970 Oakcrest Avenue, Suite 204
Roseville, Minnesota, 55113

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