MPA Hall of Excellence

MPA Hall of Excellence

The MPA is pleased to enter the fifth year of the "MPA Hall of Excellence" sponsored by Lifetouch Photography. The 2017-2018 nominations are now being accepted for individuals that have exemplified the highest standardslifetouch logo of educational leadership, citizenship, ethical conduct, and moral character. The "Hall of Excellence" will honor the contributions and accomplishments of those individuals that have made significant contributions in the State of Maine. There will be five categories under which nominations may be submitted: 1) School Administrators––principal, assistant principal, athletic administrator, or superintendent; 2) Athletes/Activity Participants––former student participants that have had significant achievement in any MPA-sponsored educational-based activity; 3) Coaches/Advisors––coaches, advisors, and directors that have made significant and lasting contributions in MPA-sponsored high school activities; 4) Officials––game officials, judges, and adjudicators who have made significant and lasting contributions to school-based activities; and 5) Contributor––those individuals that have made contributions in some capacity other than those previously mentioned (example: may include media [print or electronic], sports medicine [athletic trainer, school nurse, school physician], state association staff or community person [booster, board member] that have had a statewide impact on educationally based activities.

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Administrator Evaluation Model

The Maine Principals' Association's Supervision and Evaluation Committee has taken the initiative to review existing models of administrator evaluation, and to develop a tool that incorporates performance-based standards and a process to ensure professional growth.  Therefore, the committee offers the following Administrator Evaluation Model 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.