All the latest MASC events

Day on the Hill

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Day on the Hill, MASC's legislative advocacy day, brings school committee members, superintendents and student leaders to the State House in Boston to meet with the executive and legislative leadership as well as local senators and representatives. This annual event is an increasingly critical moment for MASC members to advance the message of the value of public education and ensure that legislators and other key decision/policy makers understand the issues and challenges that you confront and that they can support.

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Video: 2018 MASC/MASS Joint Conference

We’re excited to share with our members and colleagues a short video about the annual Joint Conference of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) and Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS), featuring highlights from the 2018 conference held in November.

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Workshop: Monty Tech's Veterinary Clinic - A Shared Success

On January 30, join Division VIII in Fitchburg for a tour of Montachusett Regional Voc-Tech School District's Veterinary Clinic and learn about the building process, sources, and policies involved in creating this successful program. All are welcome to attend, though we do ask that you register so we have a count for dinner.

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You're Invited: LearnLaunch Across Boundaries 2019 Conference

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Do your district schools offer the most competitive STEM programs? Are your high schools preparing students for careers beyond college? Is your technology investment supporting teachers' instruction? How are other MA districts changing to reflect the new landscape of work in the 21st century?

These are just a few of the questions we'll be discussing at the 2019 LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference. We've designed the conference with you in mind to bring together the best mix of entrepreneurs, education leaders, investors, education companies, technology innovators, and fellow educators from New England and beyond to help expand your horizons and learn from top researchers and practitioners.

With digital technology changing all sectors, consider attending the LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference to gain insight into how school districts of all sorts are addressing these changes.

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Emerging Issues in Education Law 2018

Emerging Issues in Education Law 2018

Presented by the Massachusetts Council of School Attorneys

Meeting Details

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018
Location: UMass Club, 1 Beacon St, Boston, MA (get directions)
Registration: 11:00am - 11:45am
Program and Lunch: 11:45am - 2:00pm

Program Moderator: John Foskett, President, 2018, MA Council of School Attorneys

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Workshop: The Future of Public Education in the Connecticut Valley

On Saturday, October 27th, MASC’s Division V, in collaboration with the MASC Minority Caucus and Urban Division 9, will host its Fall Meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Collaborative for Educational Services, 97 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01060. Light breakfast and lunch will be served, but attendees are asked to register ahead of time.

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Workshop: Delegate Assembly and Resolutions (Hosted by Division III)

What is the Delegate Assembly? What is My Role As a School Committee Member? What are the Resolutions?

Whether you are a new school committee member or a veteran, the review and discussion will engage all! Topics include:

  • Complete overview of the Delegate Assembly
  • Parliamentary Procedures
  • The role of the Delegate
  • Review of the resolutions to be presented at the November Conference

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