2019-20 MASE New Leaders Cohort

St. Paul, Minnesota
Thursday, September 12, 2019
2019-20 MASE New Leaders Cohort
Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:00 AM -
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:00 PM (Central Time)

Sessions Held at Various Locations
1884 Como Ave
St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
United States

Map and Directions
MASE New Leaders Cohort 2019-20
The MASE New Leaders Training is a series of professional development sessions that provide opportunities for new and newer leaders to enhance leadership skills and explore the information needed for successful early practice.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet other new leaders, experienced colleagues, state department staff and other resourceful people from the special education community.  Topics include federal and state special education law, finance and budgeting, state reporting, program topics and leadership.

Continuing education units (CEUs) will be granted for each session in the series.

Please Note! The number of participants is limited to insure a quality cohort experience. Register Today!

Cohort Fee: MASE Members $600 | Non-MASE Members $700
Price will not be prorated for missed sessions. Price includes continental breakfast, lunch and beverages for full day sessions.

Not Yet a Member? 
Submit your online MASE membership at https://events.resultsathand.com/membership/931. You may also contact the MASE offices at (651) 645-6272 if you have any questions.

Lodging:
Please make your own arrangements. MASE recommends New Leaders participants do not make lodging arrangements until the adjoining conference registration information becomes available so you can take advantage of conference discounts.

When applicable, for lodging options near the MASE office Click Here

Session Dates - Mark Your Calendars:
Please note for each session a portion of the day will be dedicated for content and topics for directors of record only.

Session #1:
Thursday, September 12
MASE Offices, St. Paul, MN
9 am-2:45 pm - Directors and Mid-Level Leaders Topics
Values-Driven Leadership
Effective Communications
Trauma
Building a Culture of Instructional Leadership
Planning 101
2:45-4 pm - Directors Only Topics

Session #2:
Wednesday, October 23
Cragun’s Conference Center, Brainerd
9 am-2:45 pm - Directors and Mid-Level Leaders Topics
Positive School Leadership
Working with District Leaders -- Your Board and Superintendent
Is it Behavior or a Mental Health Issue – how do you know?
Personalized Learning for Students with Special Needs
SPED Finance 101
2:45-4 pm - Directors Only Topics

Session #3:
Tuesday, November 12
MASE Offices, St. Paul
9 am-2:45 pm - Directors and Mid-Level Leaders Topics
Manage Yourself First
Preparing Principals to deal with students with special needs and their families
Student and Family Mental Health
Continuous School Improvement
Building Your Budget
2:45-4 pm - Directors Only Topics

Session #4:
Tuesday, December 10
MASE Offices, St. Paul
9 am-2:45 pm - Directors and Mid-Level Leaders Topics
Reflective Practice:  Taking Care of Yourself
Diversity and Inclusion
Legislative Advocacy
Teacher Evaluation
Third Party Billing
2:45-4 pm - Directors Only Topics

Session #5:
Friday, January 10
MASE Offices, St. Paul
9 am-2:45 pm - Directors and Mid-Level Leaders Topics
Stop Putting Out Fires…Language for New Leaders – Just Stop Fixing It
Managing Conflict
The Importance of Federal Advocacy and Your Role as a Leader
Early Childhood Special Education
Tuition Billing
2:45-4 pm - Directors Only Topics

Session #6:
Wednesday, March 11
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park
9 am-2:45 pm - Directors and Mid-Level Leaders Topics
Coaching and Leadership
Special Education HR Issues
Transgender, LGBTQ students
Sped for ESL Students
Staffing and Workload Analysis
2:45-4 pm - Directors Only Topics

Session #7:
Wednesday, May 13
Madden’s on Gull Lake, Brainerd
9 am-2:45 pm - Directors and Mid-Level Leaders Topics
Reflective Leadership
Special Education Legal Issues
Transition - Program/Fairs
What about Technology
Special Services … All the other hats.
2:45-4 pm - Directors Only Topics

*NOTE* Cohort members will be contacted prior to each session and will be asked for an RSVP to confirm accurate counts to assist in planning. Your response is important and appreciated!

Questions: 
Please contact Dave Christians at (651) 789-4061 • dchristians@mnasa.org

If you must cancel: 
Program fees will be refunded if cancelled by September 1 with a $50 penalty. No refunds after that date. Lodging cancellations are the responsibility of the participant, without exception.
 

Contact Information

  • Phone: 651-789-4061
    Dave Christians
    dchristians@mnasa.org

    Lodging:
    Please make your own arrangements. MASE recommends New Leaders participants do not make lodging arrangements until the adjoining conference registration information becomes available so you can take advantage of conference discounts. 

    Lodging options near the MASE office in St. Paul.

    Cancellation policy: 
    Program fees will be refunded if cancelled by September 1 with a $50 penalty. No refunds after that date. Lodging cancellations are the responsibility of the participant, without exception.
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