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.


Early Childhood Literacy


MEMSPA and MI ASCD Collaborate to Share...


Literacy Summit


Full program available soon!

Attention Literacy Leaders and Teams: Literacy development for Pre-K and K-3 is the focus of this engaging and essential learning and networking opportunity. It is no easy task to reach and teach reading to ALL students; however, Michigan is dedicated to this mission, and MEMSPA and MI ASCD has partnered to provide a powerful day of content and support!


1) Reducing Summer Reading Loss  

 2) Third Grade Reading Legislation

3) The K-3 Reading Essentials

Make plans to join educators, leaders, and literacy experts form across Michigan for a day dedicated to Pre-K and K-3 Literacy Education!

  • Keynote address by University of Michigan's Dr. Nell Duke click here for Nell's website
  • Update on current legislation and trends from MEMSPA Executive Director Paul Liabenow
  • Additional Updates and key information from MDE and Others...
  • Breakout sessions with experts, educators, and practioners

Registration includes this book   Edited by Dr. Nell Duke