Event Details

MESPA Institute 2022

  • 02 Feb 2022
  • 11:00 AM
  • 04 Feb 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Radisson Blu Mall of America, 2100 Killebrew Dr, Bloomington, MN 55425


  • To keep it affordable, this registration does NOT include meals. Register for the option WITH meals to include them!
  • This registration DOES include meals. To register without meals ($75) choose the option without meals.
  • This registration does NOT include meals.
  • This covers one day at MESPA Institute & meals. You can indicate which day you prefer within registration.

Learning, collaboration, and FUN! Surround yourself with your principal colleagues at Institute 2022. 

This three-day conference includes...

  • Breakout sessions rooted in equity, mental health and student behavior supports, innovation, and leadership development.
  • 30+ education-based exhibits featuring non-profits, curriculum, supplies, field trips, technology, and more!
  • Three outstanding thought leaders to inspire you:

Adam Welcome (@mradamwelcome) Wednesday, February 2nd.

Dr. Gloria-Ladson Billings (@gjladson) Thursday, February 3rd.

Dr. Brad Gustafson (@gustafsonbrad) Friday, February 4th.

Visit mespa.net/institute2022 to learn more about this year's Thought Leaders!

General schedule:
Wednesday, February 2nd -11am-5pm

Thursday, February 3rd - 8am-5pm
Friday, February 4th - 8am-12pm

Click here for the full schedule!

Register TODAY!

Hotel information:

Experience all that MESPA Institute has to offer at our brand new venue, the Radisson Blu at the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN! A block of rooms at a specially discounted rate is available for Institute attendees. You can book your room now by clicking the link provided below:

Click here to book your room with Radisson Blu!

Click here for parking information!


  • What precautions is MESPA taking to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at the conference?
    Please click here to review the Institute 2022 COVID-19 guidelines.

  • Do I need to be a MESPA member to attend?
    Non-members from out-of-state are welcome to register for $450. MASSP members can register for $400 until January 15 ($450 after that). Contact us for the MASSP registration code!

  • I'm an aspiring principal. Is this conference relevant to me?
    YES and you will be welcomed with open arms! Join MESPA as an aspiring member and you can attend the conference for just $75!

  • Are meals included with registration? 
    Yes, if you are a full-paying registrant (ie: not an Aspiring or Retired member) meals are included. For other levels, you can add meal tickets to your registration on-site!

  • Do you accept credit cards?
    Yes! You can help MESPA save money by paying with check, however we accept all major credit cards except American Express.

  • How do I book my hotel room? The easiest way to book a room is through our exclusive link here. If you're having trouble with the link, you can also go to the Radisson Blu homepage and enter the code MESPAI in the "Special Rate" section. Don't want to book online? Call 1-800-333-3333 and ask for the MESPA Institute 2022 room block.

  • Where should I park? Click here for details about parking on-site. We recommend parking in either the East or West Ramps of the Mall of America for free overnight parking. If you do park overnight at one of the MoA ramps you must fill out a form sharing information about your car with the hotel when you check in.

  • My question is not listed here! What should I do? Please contact MESPA at 952.297.8670 or mespa@mespa.net! MESPA staff are happy to help.

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. We are sorry, but we unable to issue refunds for no-show registrations.

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