Massachusetts Elementary School Principals' Association
Massachusetts Elementary School Principals' Association

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The Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA) is one of the largest professional school administrators’ organization in Massachusetts. Formed in 1926, and now serving over 900 elementary and middle school members, MESPA remains the only statewide organization dedicated to the unique professional and advocacy concerns of elementary school principals and educators in Massachusetts schools.

Along with its educational entity the Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Education Foundation (MESPEF), MESPA develops programs in response to the needs of the full spectrum of its membership, including elementary and middle school principals, assistant principals, assistant superintendents, supervisors, and other allied members of the profession.  Read more…



    MESPA’s Annual Spring Conference is right around the corner, we hope that you will join us on May 4, 5, & 6, 2016, at The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis!  Our theme for this year is “Renewing and Recharging School Leadership”, featuring Keynote Speakers: Ellie Drago-Severson on Wednesday 5/4, and Chip Wood and Pamela Seigle onRead more →


    MESPA is very excited about its upcoming workshops and events. Don’t miss out on these exciting professional development opportunities with Jessica Minahan, Assistant Principals Conference with David Schimmel, Matt Joseph and Teacher Team, Matt Joseph with Elizabeth Chamberland and Jordan Hoffman and Susan Kennedy Marx. All workshops and events are held at the MESPA EducationRead more →

  • The December 2015 Principal View – The Professional Voice of Principals

    Please enjoy the current issue of Principal View for December 2015. Visit our Facebook page or Tweet us @mespa1 and let us know what you think! December 2015 Principal ViewRead more →

  • 2016-2017 MESPA Certification Program for Administrator Licensure (CPAL)

    This extraordinary program, begun in 1991, is now accepting applications for CPAL starting in July 2016. It will be the 26th cohort of this exceptional program. The program is designed to prepare educators for certification as elementary, middle and secondary level principals. The first program of its kind in the United States, it is innovativeRead more →

  • Introducing the MESPA Saturday Morning Series

    Designed to offer support to the full range of our membership with no charge. The first event is for newer principals and is a round table discussion with Holliston Principal and National Distinguished Principal David Keim. Cost to non-members is $75 per event. Later get-togethers will highlight the Educator Evaluation system and how to work withRead more →

  • Leadership Coaching Program (Brochure)

    The purpose of the MESPA Leadership Coaching Program is to build the capacity of school leaders so that they are better able to guide and direct the large scale, sustained improvement of teaching and learning and the conditions in which they occur. In order to do this, school leaders need support and customized and individualizedRead more →


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