DOE February Update
Kelli Deveaux Named 2014 Assistant Principal of the Year
Augusta, ME -- The Maine Principals’ Association (MPA) is pleased to announce that Kelli Deveaux, Assistant Principal at Windham High School, has been named Maine’s Assistant Principal of the Year for 2014. She will be honored by the MPA at its annual awards banquet at its Spring Conference on March 27, 2014. Read more
Basketball Rules Clinic Video
The Mandatory Basketball Rules Clinic Video is now available online and must be addressed between November 22th and December 7th. The school of any coach who fails to participate will be fined $35. All coaches, paid or volunteer, must meet all aspects of coaches' eligibility prior to working with students. All coaches must participate in the online clinic in order to sit on the bench during the tournament. Athletic Administrators will certify the viewing of the video by entering the date the video was viewed on the Winter Coaches' Eligibility Roster that is due on December 7th.
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.
MPA Hall of Excellence
Click here to download the criteria and nomination form. Nominations and supporting materials are due by January 31, 2014.
MPA 2014 Golf Tournament
Annual Report to the Membership
To view the 2013 annual report, click here.
2013-14 and 2014-15 Classification
The Classifications, effective for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years, is now available for perusal. To view, click here.
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).
To assure a quality education for all students, the Maine Principals' Association will:
- promote the principalship;
- support principals as educational leaders; and
- promote and administer interscholastic activities in grades 9-12.