All the latest MASC events

Issues of the Moment Series: Navigating a Mascot Change

Hosted by MASC Division I

Monday, January 25
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Panel presentation and discussion with committees that have conducted community conversations around reconsidering/retiring their current school district mascot.

Moderator: Beverley Griffin Dunne (Peabody/Essex Tech.), Chair, Division I
Panelists: To be announced


Jan 6 Event: Student Opportunity Act: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Hosted by MASC Division IX

January 6

Join MASC’s Division IX for a presentation by Colin Jones of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center on the Student Opportunity Act: a look back and a look ahead. Superintendents and school business officials are most welcome to join this presentation, as well.


Division IX: Student Opportunity Act: Looking back; looking ahead

Join MASC Division IX for a presentation by Colin Jones of MassBudget on the Student Opportunity Act: Looking back, looking ahead.Student Opportunity Act

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 7 pm. Please invite your superintendent and business manager to join you at this presentation.

Register in advance via Zoom here and a link will be sent to you ahead of the meeting.

Charting the Course - Winter 2021

The January-February 2021 MASC Charting the Course program will be offered online through Zoom, and split into two days (January 30 and February 6). The programs will require pre-registration in order to receive the link via email and certify attendance. Members who register for and attend both of the two programs will receive certification that they have completed the state mandated training requirements for new school committee members. Learn more about Charting the Course here.


Report from MASC's 75th annual meeting

MASC's 75th annual meeting was held remotely on Saturday, November 7, convening at 1:00pm. A total of 143 delegates representing school districts across the state were registered and participated in the deliberations of the meeting.


MASC 2020 Annual Meeting: Keynote Event

Saturday, November 7, 2020
9:45am - 11:30am

In place of the Annual Joint Conference, MASC will be conducting a special free program for members on November 7. The MASC Delegate Assembly will follow at 1:00pm.

The program will include:

  • Welcome
    Deborah Davis
    President, MASC
  • Internet Essentials Impact on Education
    Charlie Lyons
    Sponsored by Comcast
  • Opening Remarks
    Charles Wilson
    President, National School Boards Association
    Anna Maria Chavez
    Executive Director, National School Boards Association
  • Keynote Session: Understanding the Connection between Cultural Proficiency and Equity
    Kalise Wornum, Ed.D
    Senior Director-Educational Equity, Brookline Public Schools; Cultural Proficiency Coach


2020 Delegate Assembly Update

View Report of Actions Taken at the Delegate Assembly Here

Because of the extraordinary circumstance of the pandemic and upon the advice and guidance of MASC general counsel Stephen J. Finnegan, the Board of Directors has authorized the Delegate Assembly to be held by remote participation. The 2020 Delegate Assembly will begin at 1:00pm on Saturday, November 7, 2020. If you are not a delegate, you can register to join the meeting here; delegates will be sent the meeting link and details automatically. In addition to the Zoom link, delegates whose districts have notified MASC of their appointment will also be sent A SPECIAL SECOND LINK FOR VOTING prior to the Assembly. This will permit delegates and alternates to attend, but only official delegates will be permitted to vote. Delegates and alternate nominations must be submitted to MASC by October 26.