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Welcome to the Maine Principals' Association

MPA Assistant Executive Director Position

The Maine Principals’ Association is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Executive Director.  The successful candidate will have a combination of the following qualifications:

  • Experience with and knowledge of curriculum development, supervision and evaluation, and professional development.
  • Experience planning and implementing face-to-face professional development conferences, workshops, etc.
  • Understanding the challenges inherent in today’s principalship and vision to address those challenges.
  • Communication and people skills necessary to work successfully with members, officers, and staff.
  • Commitment to remaining current regarding educational issues, research, and pedagogy and to serve as a resource for building administrators.
  • Ability to serve as a facilitator with formal and informal regional groups of administrators.
  • Technology background required to lead the MPA staff in moving forward with 21st century skills in order to advance MPA services through social media, blogs, webinars, and other means of virtual professional development.

Competitive salary, health and retirement benefits.  Candidates will provide a letter of interest, a completed application form (click here), and a complete resume including three letters of reference.  Deadline for application is Monday, May 5, 2014.  Position begins July 1, 2014.

Richard A. Durost, Executive Director
Maine Principals’ Association
50 Industrial Drive, Augusta, ME  04330
Contact information:
- 207-622-0217 ext. 24

Department of Education 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

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.

Download Principal Evaluation System

MPA 2014 Golf Tournament

Entry Form
Sponsor Form

Annual Report to the Membership
To view the 2014 annual report, 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).

Mission Statement

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.