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March 25, 2021
Here’s the scoop for the week…

Sometimes it feels there are no words to express the challenges of this past year and what lies ahead. Do you need confidential support?

MASA’s Professional Assistance Team is here to help and can be trusted to remain confidential.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out to any one of the members listed below. As well, MASA’s staff is always available to assist you confidentially.

Joe Gothard
Saint Paul Public Schools
Cell: 651-587-2895
Office: 651-767-8152

Jeff Olson
Cell: 507-340-0628
Home: 507-934-9195

Patty Phillips
Cell: 651-357-0996

Gary Prest
Cell: 612-202-4684
Office: 612-626-8647

Jerry Nesland
Cell: 218-640-0267
Office: 218-894-2439
Home: 218-385-3194

Aspiring Superintendents’ Academy begins March 26 with 39 participants!

Thank you to the superintendents listed below who have agreed to be coaches, the presenters who will provide important information to the cohort members throughout the next 18 months, retiree Jane Sigford for assuming a leading role, and the MASA staff for all their work with this initiative, especially Director of Professional Learning Mia Urick!

  • Tamara Champa, Pine Island
  • Jeff Elstad, Owatonna
  • Reggie Engebritson, St. Louis County and Mountain Iron-Buhl
  • Bill Gronseth, St. Peter
  • Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed, Hopkins
  • Chris Mills. St. Stephen-Argyle Central
  • Astein Osei, St. Louis Park
  • Scott Thielman, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose

Interested in becoming an MASA Rep on the MSHSL Board of Directors?

Watch for an email with more information that will be sent by MASA staff member Deb Larson on my behalf tomorrow, March 26. 

Leadership Matters

damonwest7 (@Damon West) Tweeted: “The better part of communicating is listening. Everyone wants to feel like they have been heard.”  #BeACoffeeBean 


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