MEMSPA is a community of principals dedicated to advocating, leading and learning. They recognize the evolving nature of the principal’s role and support those committed to this important work. MEMSPA is the vital knowledge network and voice for principals in Michigan, shaping effective solutions for everyday problems and emerging challenges.
The mission of the MAC is to improve student learning and achievement through a system of coherent curriculum, balanced assessment, and effective instruction. We do this by collaboratively promoting assessment knowledge and practice, providing professional development, producing and sharing assessment tools and products.
The Michigan Association of Superintendents & Administrators (MASA) provides “just-in-time” technical, personal and legal services to their members, in addition to government relations services, print and digital publications, and professional development opportunities targeted especially for Michigan’s top-level school leaders. MASA serves public school leaders in nearly 600 public school districts and intermediate school districts across the state, helping the leaders of Michigan’s most important public institutions get better results for our more than 1.5 million students.
Michigan Virtual™, formerly known as Michigan Virtual University® & Michigan Virtual School®, has been working hard to provide a path to the future for students and educators since 1998. As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation focused on education, they believe that brilliance resides in all of us, ready to change the world with next big idea. MV is dedicated to helping each student shine their brightest by enhancing their opportunities to learn and working to strengthen the teachers that will show them the way.
At Savvas, we believe learning should inspire. By combining new ideas, new ways of thinking, and new ways of interacting, we design next-generation K-12 learning solutions that help all students discover their greatness. Our award-winning, standards-aligned programs — developed by leading authors and educators and used by more than 40 million students — leverage the power of adaptive learning and advanced technology to deliver immersive, personalized and engaging content that maximizes learning, anytime, anywhere.
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The VEN is a virtual, interactive, and collaborative experience that supports and validates any educator professional who wants to improve best teaching practices and student outcomes. We provide online continuing education space for educator professionals from all roles, levels, and backgrounds. Our process utilizes facilitators to lead professionals through structured discussions. The end result is teachers receiving support on academic and behavioral challenges they face in their classrooms. The VEN is research proven to provide validation, support, and collaborative problem solving. As a result of The VEN, teachers report an improvement in their teaching practices which leads to improvement in student outcomes. Through our partnership with Michigan Virtual University, participating educators may earn six SCECHs for their participation in The VEN.