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April 28, 2022
Here’s the scoop for the week

Did you know…

  • That PELSB passed a motion effective March 14, 2022, to allow out-of-state exams to be used for content and pedagogy exams in place of Minnesota exams? This may be helpful to your Tier 2 teachers who have passed exams in other states and need to complete this as one of the required components before moving to a Tier 3 license. 
  • There is a grant opportunity passed as part of the 2021 legislative session called “Come Teach in Minnesota?” This grant provides funding for school districts to offer hiring bonuses to teachers who are American Indian or people of color who move to Minnesota. Here is a link to additional information:

Leadership Matters:

“Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.” - Dale Carnegie

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Detailed information may be found at and the MASA Calendar.

April 1 First Day of Counseling Awareness Month
First Day of Month of the Military Child
First Day of World Autism Awareness Month
Mathematics Awareness Month
Paraprofessional Appreciation Day
April 29 Lailat Ul Qadr
May 1 First Day of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
First Day of Military Appreciation Month
First Day of National Mental Health Awareness Month
May 2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week
May 6 National Nurses Day
May 10 MASA Women's Leadership Network | Register
May 11-13 MASE Best Practices Conference | Madden's on Gull Lake
May 30 MASA Offices Closed
June 1 First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
First Day of National Safety Month
June 19 Juneteenth
June 23-24 MASA & MASE Board of Directors Retreat | Minneapolis Marriott NW
July 1 MASA & MASE Membership Renewal
August 1 MDE Back to School Conference | Minneapolis Marriott NW
August 11 MASA Foundation Board Meeting | Quora Education Center
October 1 MASA Board of Directors Meeting | Madden's on Gull Lake
October 2-4 MASA Fall Conference | Madden's on Gull Lake
October 26-28 MASE Fall Leadership Conference | Madden's on Gull Lake
December 7 MASA Board of Director's Meeting | Quora Education Center
January 5 MASA Foundation Board Meeting | Quora Education Center
February 16-23, 2023 AASA NCE | San Antonio, TX


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