MASC/MASS Joint School Leadership Conference

MASC and MASS host the largest annual gathering of education leaders in Massachusetts, featuring a program of nationally known guest speakers, panel sessions offering professional development opportunities and in-depth discussion of the critical education issues of today, a variety of vendors and exhibitors, demonstrations on instruction and management best practices, special lunch and dinner programs, 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, social-emotional learning, equity issues, labor relations, educator and administrator evaluation, leadership development and legislative updates, plus innovative ideas as described by MASC partners.

2019 Conference Details
November 6, 2019 - November 9, 2019
Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
35 Scudder Ave, Hyannis, MA
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Conference Hotel

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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 MASC19
  7. Click "Add" and "Update Guests and Rooms"
  8. Continue through the reservation process

Exhibitor Information

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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.

MASC Events App for iPhone or Android

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The MASC Events mobile app includes events and conferences, news and resources for MA school leaders from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees - view upcoming events, connect and share information with other Massachusetts school leaders, and stay up to date with the various resources offered by MASC!

The MASC Events app now includes the official guide to the MASC/MASS Joint Conference! View the conference schedule and session details, get information and directions, check out vendors and speakers, download session handouts and other documents, and bookmark/take notes on practically anything - all right from your iPhone, iPad* or Android devices! Plus, create a profile to customize your conference schedule, rate and review sessions and speakers, connect with other attendees, view and share photos and comments and much more!

To download, use the links below or search MASC Events in the Google Play or Apple app stores

*If you are searching for the app on your iPad, make sure to switch to "iPhone only" mode in the App Store

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.