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Preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus has rightfully become our nation's top priority. On the MASS social media platforms, we are sharing information related to preventing the spread of infection while keeping followers current on issues at the state level affecting our schools and communities.
By this point, we’ve all been reminded over and over about the importance of frequent handwashing, social distancing and other practices to stay safe and healthy. These are common-sense precautions, but they won’t be effective unless everyone acts in unison.
Thanks to technology, each of us has the tools to stay connected during this challenging time while doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As we continue monitoring the situation in Mississippi, MASS reminds our members and the public to seek official sources of information from medical experts to keep themselves and their loved ones safe and healthy.
It is normal to be concerned and anxious in times of uncertainty. We are here to help. Please let MASS know how we can support your actions to handle this situation safely and responsibly.
Phillip G BurchfieldExecutive Director
MS School Superintendents
MS Public Schools
Public School Students
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The 2020 Summer Convention is hosted at the Beau Rivage Resort, 585 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, MS 39530 on July 12-17, 2020.
For Superintendents and Alliance members, registration will begin
March 2, 2020.
Information will be emailed to our exhibitor listserv on April 1, 2020. If you would like to receive information on upcoming conventions, please complete our contact form.
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MASS provides a network of professional colleagues to exchange ideas, information and advice. Communication among district leadership on key issues is critical in our profession.
MASS helps the superintendents throughout the state communicate with one voice. It’s very easy to focus solely on each person’s respective district. MASS affords me the opportunity to view the educational issues through a statewide lens.
If you are looking for a true partner who genuinely supports Mississippi school districts and administrators, I highly recommend the Mississippi Association of Schools Superintendent.
MASS has played a very integral role in my career dating back to my first-year cohort. The training from then until has been a tremendous asset to me professionally. The relationships made through MASS continue to help me on a daily basis.
Millsaps Executive Education is honored to support Mississippi's School Superintendents in its quest to build better leaders in Mississippi—whether they're growing our kids as leaders, strengthening their staff and faculty teams, or challenging themselves to be and do their best. Leadership is at the heart of everything that is accomplished in our schools and the communities we serve. Millsaps is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your team!
MASS is one of the most detailed and thorough organizations I've had the pleasure of working with. They are true advocates for public education in Mississippi, providing members with a comprehensive set of programs and services that are nothing less than excellent.
Thanks to MASS for its work to prepare leaders who inspire students to reach their fullest potential every day. That is the key to excellence in public education and it is our pleasure to be your partner.
MASS impacts my career in numerous ways but notably in the area of professional development. The opportunity to attend conferences that provide current and relevant information is paramount. Being exposed to new strategies and best practices enables me to expand my professional knowledge. This allows me to take new and innovative ideas back to my district.
As a long-time MASS member, I am excited about their commitment to keep everyone informed. Improvements to the website and social media are especially helpful.
MASS has been invaluable to me. From my very first summer conference to the Superintendent's Network to current day, I have gained much knowledge, grown as a superintendent, and made friends for life. I strongly recommend getting involved with MASS.
I am thrilled to be a part of the new superintendent mentoring program sponsored by MASS. This was a vision that MASS had to utilize the expertise of experienced superintendents to grow new ones in the field, and I think it's working beautifully. Having someone who has been in the trenches that is just a phone call away is invaluable. Additionally, the value of a network of professionals to learn from and lean on is a major positive. I look forward to growing in my leadership through the program.
We have spent some time working with MASS on strategic issues related to the future of our district. They are a terrific resource driven by effective leadership that is focused on getting results for its members.
Every MASS conference provides me with relevant information about current issues that I can apply to the day-to-day experiences as a superintendent. More importantly, attending these conferences affords me an avenue to connect with a "like group" of colleagues to call, lean on, and share with as we all strive to lead educators and grow students.