Michigan Association of School Administrators

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Fall Conference

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Event Information
September 24, 2014 (All day) - September 26, 2014 (All day)

Grand Traverse Resort
Acme, MI 

Leading Change in a Time of Change

MASA 2014 Fall Conference will take place at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City, September 24-26, 2014. Our theme for this year is Leading Change in a Time of Change. We'll focus on how district leaders can lead their districts and staff through complex changes, even while the environment—encompassing policies, demographics, technology, workplaces, and more—changes around them.

View the conference print program here


The Grand Traverse Resort has no rooms available

The First Overflow is full on Wednesday 9/24/14.  There is availability on Tuesday, 9/23/14 or Thursday 9/25/14.

First Overflow:

231.938.2600   231.938.2600  

Overnight Rate $110.00

Call and ask for the MASA Block of rooms.

Second Overflow:

Sleep Inn & Suites Acme - Traverse City
5520 US 31 North , Acme, MI, US, 49610

Overnight Rate $80.99 

Call and ask for the MASA Block of rooms.

Conference Mobile App Now Available! NEW

Joining us for the 2014 MASA Fall Conference? Download the MASA Events conference app on iTunes (http://ow.ly/BqcVn) and Google Play (http://ow.ly/BqcZP). You can also can find the app by searching "MASA Events" in your app store.

Customize your schedule, connect with other attendees, check speaker bios, track conference news, view maps, and more!

Spouse Event-Just added

Thursday, Sept. 25 from 10:30-noon, followed by lunch. Click for details.

Exhibit Show

The 9th annual exhibit show will be held Wednesday and Thursday (September 24-25, 2014) during the Fall conference. Information and registration for the 2014 Exhibit Show is available. Download our exhibitor brochure to learn more and register for a booth. If you will require electricity in your booth please fill out an electrical services request form.

NEW for 2014: "Career Fair" Opportunity

In an ongoing effort to serve our members, MASA will offer an opportunity during our 2014 Fall Conference for superintendents and aspiring superintendents to meet with representatives of participating superintendent search consultants.
Additional Information

The following search firms will be represented in 2014-15:

Are you a superintendent in your first or second year?

Come early and participate in the New Superintendent Preconference, where you will spend a day and a half networking with peers, learning from experts, and sharing tips for making a smooth transition to district leadership. FREE to Success Start members, and discount registration for members staying for the Fall Conference.

Wednesday morning Preconference session
September 24, 2014; 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

How to survive the media: A crash course with Tim Skubick —Join Michigan's senior capitol correspondent, Tim Skubick, for a hard-hitting crash course on how to survive any encounter with the news media. Skubick, who brings his 43 years of political reporting to the table, will host a hands-on presentation designed to help you cope with any crisis that might pop up on your watch. Skubick will share the do's and don'ts of dealing with the media and help you navigate issues that could shape the image of your school district and your own career. 

Check the preconference option when you register for the Fall Conference. Already registered and want to add the pre-conference event? Contact MASA at 517-327-5910