2014 New England Student Leadership Conference

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2015 Fall Conference Request for Proposals

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Highlights of the Unified Basketball Season
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SmarterBalanced Webinar Series

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Smarter Balanced - Troubleshooting
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MEA (Smarter Balanced) - Scheduling
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Smarter Balanced - Technology
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Smarter Balanced - Preparing Your Students
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The 2015 MPA Summer Leadership Retreat, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, in collaboration with Great Schools Partnership, is an annual three-day retreat for leadership teams to:
• Build internal leadership capacity;

• Learn and develop specific strategies to effectively implement proficiency-based learning with emphasis on policy, practice and community engagement;

• Utilize a school improvement coach to support data analysis, share feedback on your work, and examine promising approaches based on the unique context of your school or district; and,

•Leave with a completed action plan for the coming year that is informed by the cycle of action, Global Best Practices, and specific feedback from other participating teams.

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Unified Sports
The Maine Principals’ Association and Special Olympics Maine are pleased to announce their partnership in developing and promoting Unified Sports.  The MPA, and its Unified Sports Committee, are committed to offering the first ever MPA Unified Basketball season starting in January, 2015. READ MORE

Principal Evaluation System

The Maine Principals' Association's Supervision and Evaluation Committee has taken the initiative to review existing models of principal evaluation, and to develop a tool that incorporates performance-based standards and a process to ensure professional growth.  Therefore, the committee offers the following Principal Evaluation System for use by school administrative units in full or with revisions made at the local level.

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2011 Principal Study Survey

The Maine Principal Study has documented since 1997 how Maine principals experience their work and feel about their effectiveness. The 2011 Maine Principal Study survey was distributed electronically, and several items were dropped because they had not yielded particularly useful information during previous administrations. This latest survey revealed some interesting trends. To view the 2011 survey, click here.

2013-14 Coaches Handbook Published

Attention AD's and Coaches: The MPA has published the 2013-14 Coaches Handbook. To download, Click here.

Who we are...

The Maine Principals' Association is a private, educational, nonprofit corporation with voluntary membership that is comprised of two distinct divisions: Division of Professional Activities (building administrators) and the Division of Interscholastic Activities (member high schools).

Vision Statement

Maine students deserve great schools.  Great schools deserve great leaders.

The Maine Principals' Association builds partnerships that provide a network of resources, exemplars of leadership, and a culture of collaboration for the benefit of all school community members.