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MASC/MASS Joint School Leadership Conference

MASC and MASS host MA's largest annual gathering of education leaders, featuring a program of nationally known panel sessions offering professional development opportunities and in-depth discussion of the critical education issues of today, plus a host of vendors and exhibitors, demonstrations on instruction and management best practices and a chance to network with other school leaders! Last year's conference included a wide variety of popular workshops and panel sessions on cost-savings issues, assessments, labor relations, educator evaluations, leadership development and legal/legislative updates, plus innovative ideas as described by MASC event partners. Don't miss the premier annual education event in Massachusetts!

2018 Conference

November 7 - 10, 2018
Exhibit Hall Dates: November 7-8

Conference Hotel

Conference Center Photo

Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
35 Scudder Ave, Barnstable, MA 02601

All under one roof for attendee convenience: meeting rooms, exhibition hall, banquet facilities, sleeping rooms, health club and pool, bar and dining room. There is ample free parking on the grounds, all adjacent to the hotel golf course. Hyannis is 70 miles from Boston, has an airport and also good scheduled bus service.

To reserve a room, either fill out the reservation form and email/fax to the hotel using the instructions on the form, or reserve online (see below). For more information about the hotel, see the hotel's website.

Online Reservation Instructions:

  1. Go to
  2. Click "Check Availability/Book Online"
  3. Click "Number of Adults"
  4. Click "Add Code" then "Discount Code"
  5. Click "Group Attendee"
  6. In the blank box, enter the code MASC18
  7. Click "Add" and "Update Guests and Rooms"
  8. Continue through the reservation process

Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Photo

A popular feature of the MASC/MASS Joint Conference is the exhibit floor, which hosts companies and organizations from a wide variety of industries and disciplines. Attendance and interest in the event grows consistently each year and spaces for exhibitors sell out quickly - be sure to reserve your space quickly once exhibitor sign-up opens to guarantee a spot.

MASC also offers a number of other opportunities for businesses and organizations interested in partnering with Massachusetts schools to engage school leaders; many popular programs are available for conference sponsors, as well as many other marketing opportunities throughout the year. For more information, contact Sam Cheesman.

COSCAP Conference


The MASC/MASS Joint Conference sponsors a meeting for Massachusetts Administrative Assistants to Superintendents and School Committee Secretaries who are members of COSCAP. Administrative assistants and executive secretaries throughout the state participate in the Council, with support from MASC. The COSCAP executive committee works with MASC to offer professional development opportunities and training for its members at this and other annual events, and also hosts an email discussion group for members to share questions and information.

Conference Photos

Photos taken of recent MASC/MASS conference sessions, receptions and awards, plus many candid photos are available online at Tasher Studios. Use the password Cape to access the gallery where you can view photos and order prints.

A special thanks to Chris Kisiel of Tasher Studio of Photography! Chris is also a member of the Woburn School Committee and takes photos of the MASC/MASS Conference each year. If you have specific photo requests, please contact him at (781) 938-3838.