Reports from the MESPA NAESP State Representative

To read their reports, click on the titles below.

Making Connections
In Minnesota and Beyond

The Power of our National Association
September 2013

Tell Your Story
May 2013

12 Online Resources of NAESP
December 2012

The Power of Your Principalship
September 2012

Best Practices for Better Schools
April 2012

Priceless National Networking
December 2011

MESPA Leaders Lobby Capitol Hill
September 2011

Acknowledge Obstacles
May 2011 -- But don't empower them!

National Distinguished Principal Recognition
December 2010 -- Pay it forward, nominate a colleague!

Principals are Experts on What Happens in Schools
September 2010 -- "NAESP knows that principals play a vital role in setting a school’s culture that is focused on teaching and learning. All federal reform initiatives must allow for flexibility and local control to ensure that unique school community and student needs are met and sustained."

Enrich Your World and Beyond
May 2010 -- Thank you for the great opportunity to have served as the NAESP representative these past six years. I am proud to have been a part of an outstanding organization that serves our Minnesota elementary and middle level principals. MESPA has provided me endless support throughout my nineteen years as principal.

December 2009 -- "The principalship can be so complex and overwhelming that without associations such as these (MESPA and NAESP), it would be difficult to be an effective and successful leader in education."

Challenging Congress for Support
September 2009 -- 400 Elementary and Secondary Administrators with a Common Platform

NAESP's 88th Convention
May 2009 -- Powerful Keynotes from Ian Jukes and General Colin Powell

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Tim Bell
MESPA NAESP State Representative
7/1/13 - 6/30/16

Mark French
MESPA NAESP State Representative
7/1/12 - 6/30/13

Steven Geis
MESPA NAESP State Representative
7/1/10 - 6/30/13

NAESP Zone 7 Director
7/1/12 - 6/30/15

Jean Clark
MESPA NAESP State Representative
7/1/04 - 6/30/10

Mission: The Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association is dedicated to promoting and improving education for children and youth, strengthening the role as educational leader for elementary and middle level principals, and collaborating with partners in education to assist in achieving these goals.

Leading schools toward excellence through the MESPA vision to be the premiere resource for preparing today's principals for tomorrow and a strong leading voice for public education.

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