Serving All Middle Level & High School Administrators


  Quick Information about MASSP:

  Phil Lewis, Executive Director Doug Mirts, Director of Programming and Development

  Twitter: @Moassp

  Office Phone:  573-445-5071 Office Fax:  573-445-6416

MASSP/MCCTA Fall Conference
Registration is open!
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Watch this KICKOFF Video!

"The Power of Leadership through Work and Actions"

October 4-6, 2015

Keynote Speakers:
Dave Weber 

"Sticks and Stones Exposed:  The Truth Behind words and Relationships"
Daisy Dyer Duerr

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Location:  Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, MO

Missouri Supporting Educator Evaluation

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Communities of Practice on Teacher Observation and Feedback

Click here for the MoSEE Brochure 2015-16

September 15, 2015
December 3, 2015
Elks Club in Columbia
Cost: $189 for Members of MAESP/MASSP/MPEA
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 Administrator's Resource Box:

 Click on the WEEKLY UPDATE and get the written version of Friday with Phil!

 Interesting Articles and Shared Posts from various sources can  be read by clicking on the link above!

New Opportunity for Assistant Principals, Early Career Principals or Aspiring Principals:

Date:  November 13, 2015
Time:  8-9am Registration, 9am-3pm Training
Location:  Courtyard by Marriott, 3301 LeMone Industrial Blvd, Columbia, MO
Fee:  $175 per participant (Lunch is included.)

Registration Form Information Sheet

What Great Principals Do Differently

Todd Whitaker

Dr. Todd Whitaker is coming to Columbia, Missouri!  Dr. Whitaker will make a presentation related to his book, What Great Principals Do Differently on November 13, 2015.  What are the specific qualities and practices of great principals that elevate them above the rest? Participants will leave this presentation knowing what great principals do differently, how effectiveness is increased, and how to immediately implement each of these ideals into the school setting.  This workshop is designed for early career principals, assistant principals, and aspiring principals. With practical wisdom and examples from the field, Todd Whitaker explains the qualities of effective administrative practice.

Dr. Todd Whitaker is recognized as a leading presenter in the field of education.  His message about the importance of teaching has resonated with hundreds of thousands of educators around the world. Todd is a professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. He is one of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness.  Todd has written over 30 books. Prior to moving into higher education, Todd served as a principal at the middle school, junior high, and high school levels. 

Past Keynote Speakers:

Fall 2013 - Anthony Muhammad
"Getting Everyone on the Bus: Creating Healthy School Culture"

Jim Burgett
"The Culture of ZOOM!!"

Spring 2014 - John Draper
"Crucial Conversations about America's Schools"

Mark Towers
"Key Principles for You:  An Outstanding School Principal"

Fall 2014 - Todd Whitaker
"How to Get All Teachers To Be Like the Best Teachers"

Matt Miller
"Everything we do in school and in life sits on the foundation of relationships."

Spring 2015 - Shelley Row

Jimmy Casas
"Be Tomorrow...Today - Seek to Make an Impact"

Book Recommendations!  

Send us yours.  Click on Book List (below) for a link to a list of books that have been recommended as inspiring or made a positive impact for good leadership and/or quality education.

MASSP Schedule of Events

Date Time Event
    8/8/2015    8:00 am MSHSAA Sportsmanship Summit (Camdenton H.S.)
   10/4/2015    Noon MASSP Board Meeting (MASSP Office)
  10/4-6/2015    TBA Fall MASSP/MCCTA Conference (Holiday Inn Executive Center - Columbia)
   10/14/2015    7:30 am Beginning Teachers Assistance Workshop (UCM - Warrensburg)
  10/23/2015    7:30 am Beginning Teachers Assistance Workshop (St. Charles - Lindenwood University)
  10/24/2015    7:30 am  Beginning Teachers Assistance Workshop (St. Charles - Lindenwood University)

MASSP and MAESP co-sponsor the Ed Leaders Network along with multiple state associations. For more information visit:

NASSP Principal Policy Blog

MASSP is an affiliate of the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

NASSP The Principal Difference

Friday with Phil Video!

MAssp Principals of the Year

Sandra Cantwell Gary Jansen David Sharp
Assistant Principal Middle School Principal High School Principal
of the Year for MASSP of the Year for MASSP of the Year for MASSP
(Joplin High School) (Hazelwood East Middle School) (Lee's Summit West High School)

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