What We Do

Principals face many challenges in leading for the 21st century. Transformations in school systems and communities in the U.S. and around the world have greatly expanded the leadership role of principals. MEMSPA and NAESP advocate for the support principals need to be successful 21st century leaders—to achieve the highest results for children, families, and communities.



Welcome to the Professional Development Committee's webpage! The committee's roster may be downloaded here.

Meeting Dates & Times



This committee contributes to the planning of MEMSPA member’s learning with an emphasis on all aspects of the elementary and/or middle school principalship.
  • The Professional Development Chair is the chair of this committee.  Committee members are designated by each region board.
  • Appointees must hold active membership in MEMSPA.
  • Membership on the committee is for a term of two (2) years.   No member should serve more than two consecutive terms.
  • The president-elect  and the Director of Professional Learning (staff) shall be ex-officio members of this committee.