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April 29, 2021
Here’s the scoop for the week…

Webinar with Senator Tina Smith & Commissioner Heather Mueller:

On Monday, May 3, at 9:00 am the Minneapolis Foundation is hosting a virtual meeting with Senator Smith and Commissioner Mueller who will discuss the $1.272 billion in new funding for Minnesota schools provided by the American Rescue Plan.

Please register here. The agenda and Zoom meeting details will be sent on Thursday, April 29th before the event. Your business/finance managers are also invited to attend.

Special meeting of the MASA Board of Directors to select MSHSL Representatives:

The Board of Directors will meet at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, May 4, to consider the recommendations of the MASA Executive Officers for two representatives to serve on the MSHSL Board of Directors. The Executive Officers met and considered nine letters of interest from superintendents seeking to serve as the Class A representative and four letters of interest from superintendents for the Class AA position. The Executive Officer recommendations will be sent to the Board of Directors next week.

Once all applicants have been notified of the outcome of the meeting, a notice will be sent to MASA members announcing the representatives.

Leadership Matters:

"Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure." - Edward Eggleston

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Detailed information may be found at
and the MASA Calendar.

April April Military Child Month
April 29 Region 1 Virtual Capitol Visit
April 30 DUE: MDE Federal Title Grant Applications
May 1 DUE: MDE GEER and ESSER Applications
May 2 Orthodox Easter
May 3 MDE: Virtual Town Hall on the American Rescue Plan
May 3-7 National Teacher Appreciation Week
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 5 MASA Equity and Excellence in Education Network (1 - 2 pm)
May 6 MASA Master Class (10 - 11 am)
May 6-12 National Nurses Appreciation Week
May 11 “Take Five” Communication Workshop Series (Noon - 1 pm)
May 12 MASA Leaders of Color Affinity Group Meeting (9:30 - 10:30 am)
May 16 Observation of Shavuot begins
May 17 DUE: MDE Carl Perkins (submissions begin)
May 17 DUE: MDE Test WES (Post-test Edit) - late May to mid-June
May 17 DUE: MDE Renewal of school nutrition application - end of month
May 18 “Take Five” Communication Workshop Series (Noon - 1 pm)
May 19 “Take Five” Communication Workshop Series (Noon - 1 pm)
May 21-22 MN Aspiring Superintendents’ Academy
May 26 “Take Five” Communication Workshop Series (Noon - 1 pm)
May 27 “Take Five” Communication Workshop Series (Noon - 1 pm)


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