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


  • The Road to Unification

    MSSAA First Vice President (and former MESPA member) Mark Wood, Principal/Director of Tantasqua Regional Vocational High School, addressed our Annual Meeting on Friday, March 24.  He explained the process that is underway to create a new unified PK-12 administrative association. MSSAA Membership Vote Underway (closes April 28): MSSAA members must approve changes in the originalRead more →

  • April Changes at MESPA

    As we begin the final quarter of the fiscal year on April 1st, here are some changes that are happening at MESPA. MESPA Education Center Sold: Effective Friday, March 31, Assabet Valley Collaborative became the new owner of our office and training center. Proceeds from the sale will enable us to settle our long-term debt.Read more →

  • Passios Outstanding Principal Award Announced

    Congratulations to Christopher Getchell, Principal of the Parkview Elementary School in Easton, who has been selected as the winner of this year’s Thomas C. Passios Outstanding Principal Award.  The award was presented by Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Mitchell Chester at the annual MESPA Spring Conference on March 22, 2017.   Chris will goRead more →

  • Spring Conference Notes Available

    Unable to attend the conference? Want to remember a key quote from a speaker?  Or obtain the link to a suggested resource?  Visit our  Spring Conference Notes.Read more →

  • Spring Conference Program

    See the complete program from our March Spring Conference,  “Leading Innovation and Change.”  Read more →

  • Elementary Principals’ Science Network Announced

    Elementary principals interested in improving student access to high quality science instruction in the early grades, especially those with a background in science, are encouraged to join a new Elementary Principals’ Science Network. The network is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and MESPA.   Click on the link forRead more →