"Closing the Achievement Gap for All Students"
2018 MAASFEP CONFERENCE
October 10-12, 2018
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
3131 Campus Drive, Plymouth, MN 55441
The goals for this conference are to focus on professional development opportunities and to facilitate communication for those who design, manage, and provide instructional services that improve implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) while increasing student achievement.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – Administrative Academy
An opportunity for superintendents, principals, business managers, Title and EL coordinators; who serve in various capacities such as federal/state program managers, curriculum and instruction directors, to receive the latest information about the guidelines and implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Minnesota Department of Education will present all the updates needed to comply and execute the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
This Year's Keynote Speakers -
Thursday, October 11, 2018- Karen L. Mapp
Karen L. Mapp, Ed.D., is a senior lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and the faculty director of the Education Policy and Management Master's Program. Over the past twenty years, Mapp's research and practice focus has been on the cultivation of partnerships among families, community members and educators that support student achievement and school improvement. She served as the co-coordinator with Professor Mark Warren of the Community Organizing and School Reform Research Project and as a core faculty member in the Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.L.D.) program at HGSE.
Friday, October 12, 2018- Daniel R. Venables
Areas of expertise include; Math Best Practices, PLC's, Data-based Decision Making, and Data-based Practices.
Daniel R. Venables is an education consultant and the executive director of the Center for Authentic PLCs (professional learning communities), an organization committed to assisting schools in building, leading, and sustaining authentic and well-performing PLCs.
His experiences in education as an award-winning classroom teacher, a speaker and consultant, and a professional development coordinator in the nation's 18th largest district, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, span more than 30 years. Venables has spent 24 years as a classroom teacher in both public and independent schools in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Connecticut, serving as a department chair for 18 of those years.
Full Biographies can be found at "2018 Keynotes"
MAASFEP Board Opening
The Minnesota Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs (MAASFEP) Board requests you consider serving as a representative from your congressional district. Currently, representatives are needed from Congressional Districts #2 and #5. Representatives help to communicate new information, relevant ideas and practices to help improve the expertise of the members. Please contact Pat King, firstname.lastname@example.org , 320-253-9333 ext. 1268 or
Tammy Kraft, email@example.com , 763-689-6204 to find out more about becoming a member of the MAASFEP Board
NAFEPA- National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators
Please don’t forget about our national partner! Please visit our membership page.
2018 Conference Cost
Administrative Academy $150.00 Wednesday only
Conference only $325.00 Thursday-Friday only
Academy and Conference $425.00 All three days
We are pleased to offer payment for the conference by credit card (VISA and MasterCard). If you need to use an American Express credit card, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will process your registration for you.
Payment by check will be accepted. Mail checks to: MAASFEP, PO Box 46447, Minneapolis, MN 55446
Please note: UNPAID REGISTRANTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND UNTIL PAYMENT IS MADE.
A great opportunity for superintendents, principals, business managers, Title and EL coordinators; who serve in various capacities such as federal program managers, curriculum and instruction directors, to receive the latest information about the guidelines and implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The mission of the Minnesota Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs (MAASFEP) is to provide professional development opportunities and facilitate communication for those designing, managing, and providing instructional services to improve effective implementation of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in order to increase student achievement.