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Great to be with Wendy, sons and Christy! Go Blue!! https://t.co/AXoIyLbFpb
1/25
2020
@DaveRichardsPhD @MASASupts @marionginopolis I fully agree with you Dave. Marion has had a positive impact on thous… https://t.co/a0dvZkUEk1
1/23
2020
Great things are happening in public education! https://t.co/a4zKvqGeIm
1/22
2020
@blocht574 @TrustedVoicesED I fully agree with you Todd. It’s going to take all of us to continue working extremely… https://t.co/tGwba568NZ
1/20
2020
@NoviAcademics @MASASupts @Detroitk12 @DearbornSchools @NCSD @UMSocialWork @michiganstateu @MeaghanWheat @AckerMarhttps://t.co/LzQqaCRMRB @suptflanagan @MASASupts @massp @mieducation @SchoolsMichigan @MEMSPA @teacherpolicy @michEDchat @MEALeadershttps://t.co/b2hBZaxtm2
1/18
2020
@StatesideRadio @Alexandra_JBS Thank you for the interview. This whole issue all goes back to the teacher shortage… https://t.co/KmD9gYSt1P
1/17
2020
@ancomb @NoviAcademics Thank you for this Tweet! We need to see more positive stories like this to demonstrate to e… https://t.co/rddQaeXdPH
1/16
2020
@MeaghanWheat @NoviAcademics @MASASupts @imoankhalil @mwehaegahtan @AckerMar @HoppenstedtD @almerigihttps://t.co/Lw4CCf0ZHF
1/15
2020
@DanielSpadafore I feel your pain - truly.Gov. Whitmer, GOP clash on Michigan ban on public funds for private schools via @BridgeMichiganhttps://t.co/ezwYLY7Hk2
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1/14
2020
@NoviAcademics @MASASupts @imoankhalil @mwehaegahtan @AckerMar @HoppenstedtD @almerigi @MSUCollegeofEdhttps://t.co/ABFJ6Nc9ig
1/12
2020
@SuptBayne @mrjumd @frangsi @Pennybarb Congratulations Dr. Bayne! #welldone! @GLEP_MI Parents do need to know and should know. That information is already required to be posted by MDE. However… https://t.co/2IHwmz6a9l @OrwellAcademy @dananessel @GovWhitmer @rosemarybayer @Andy_Levin Even though the Catholic school might be “good” i… https://t.co/0nien6ynRr @GLEP_MI “Shame local systems” - yep, that’s the ticket. That will help educators serve students in need. That will… https://t.co/zLlHDHcseA @LenaweeISD for a county wide superintendents meeting. 11 K-12 school districts and an ISD doing wonderful things f… https://t.co/nuaGFBd7Ya
1/10
2020
Cooking adventures with the Wigent men on the BGE. @ChrisWigent https://t.co/HJaiVjLYJ2
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1/3
2019
It was a great meeting with a quality group of leaders. Thanks for the invitation! @MASASupts https://t.co/vmARCVvEp5
12/20
2019
"Launch Michigan" aims to help level the playing field in MI for education with needed reforms going forward.… https://t.co/VcAD6h6D79
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12/19
2019
@MASASupts supports this visionary leadership. We are at the table with this initiative that involves partners who… https://t.co/AYjlav3Sbk
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12/18
2019
The school aid supplemental was presented to @GovWhitmer. We expect signature very soon. #MASAGov #MIBudgethttps://t.co/8GakFGkZIR
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12/17
2019
Thank you to ⁦@MASB⁩ and my colleague Don Wotruba for inviting the MELG Execs to participate in another edition of… https://t.co/zndAJmQ36x
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12/16
2019
@ChadLivengood I would be thrilled as well!! Thank you for supporting teaching as a profession and understanding th… https://t.co/nS3MuGVT93 @rochelleriley @freep @rolandsmartin @RealDLHughley @Vanessa_KDeLuca @NABJ @maddow @JoyAnnReid @craigmelvinhttps://t.co/f5zAPlP97y
12/15
2019
@kennethgutman @HawksChoir @WalnutCreekMS @WalledLkSchools @tabohs Did you remember your lines @kennethgutman ??
12/14
2019
@kennethgutman Thank you @kennethgutman for all of your support and contributions to MASA. I always enjoy my time w… https://t.co/o666VlLZlC
12/13
2019
Embarrassing. https://t.co/yvi3tMHKlW
12/11
2019
@ghill5123 @wbloomfieldschl @flippenedu @flipflippen @joepellerito Very well done! What a fantastic model for other… https://t.co/58cCMmKvBh
12/10
2019
@PeterSpadafore @meijer Welcome to that world!
12/8
2019
I applaud Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Dr. Michael Rice for defending the letter and intent of the State of Michig… https://t.co/3cd7GW6CG3
Retweeted by Chris WigentI applaud Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Dr. Michael Rice for defending the letter and intent of the State of Michig… https://t.co/3cd7GW6CG3
12/7
2019
@DakotaKeyClub @DakAdm @RonRobertsGoCVS MASA is extremely proud of the fact that Dr. Shaner is the 2020 Superintend… https://t.co/NxZPkaHHRQ
12/3
2019
@pedend05 👍I never do this, but I feel compelled today: Its crunch time, It’s been too long, The Blue deserve a big one, Best… https://t.co/m9OYABCD5O @pedend05 Most people get smarter with age!! Ha!!
11/30
2019
Surprise guest, Dr. David Arsen from MSU talking to the #superprin about school funding What a great event bonus to… https://t.co/idRGNyhPoQMASA’s Deputy Executive Director, Dr. Tina Kerr is working on action planning with superintendents from small schoo… https://t.co/4I1ZIIv1jJ
11/26
2019
@massp Repeat: Never!In Mackinaw City for a conference focused on the unique responsibilities of those leaders who are superintendents A… https://t.co/98s7cpmGTa @GLSupt @MASASupts The official position of MASA on this issue (per our policy setting procedure) is that only trai… https://t.co/foofoWDpti
11/25
2019
@dremenap @Lions Close? I feel your pain (every year).It's not too late- travel conditions look good...If you are a small district Super-Principal join us in Mackinaw Ci… https://t.co/ZKZ7r4FOUf
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11/24
2019
We truly appreciate the continued support from our membership. It is promising to see that we have an association o… https://t.co/z3wD0XzNSR
11/20
2019
@bdavisHPS Go Blue!!! @MrDomagalski #GoBlue says Chris and @wendyzdeb @MichaelSharrow2 Go Blue!! @RachelleinMI @ErinMastin #GoBlue (of course)! #Winning!
11/16
2019
@marionginopolis @RobertShaner2 @carolcain @derekdickow @LarryBurns @AndreaBrimmer Quality leaders in that picture! @GLEP_MI Nor is the solution mandatory retention for every student! There is valid research that shows that approac… https://t.co/aK47vrYi6o @kennethgutman @docsmatthews @NoviHighSchool @novi_volleyball Me too (please!).
11/14
2019
"It is clear that GLEP is attempting to stir the pot on this issue and we can only assume that the timing is based… https://t.co/IeN2nl2xEK
Retweeted by Chris Wigent @ScottieBarts19 It is an opportunity for you to make your children happy and increase the worth of the Disney stock at the same time!
11/13
2019
Even though many districts are out today, @MASASupts’s AALFA marches on under the facilitation of @tkerr68 &… https://t.co/ZLYef1VvnC
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11/12
2019
Sad fact...The deadline for Assistant Principal of the Year nominations is Nov.18 and we have ZERO applications. Pl… https://t.co/Ua97qtZHUc
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11/10
2019
@AASAHQ @ManuszakEdward @NatlHeadStart @HeadStartgov @detroitpublictv @NAEYC @WaterfordOrg @mieducation @MASASuptshttps://t.co/ydSuOWTHyb @docsmatthews It was great to see the Supt on the trip! Nice work Dr. Matthews and kudos to @NCSD for offering this… https://t.co/Kl0Y97Bfd4
11/9
2019
I can certainly relate to that Tweet. The most effective leaders are constantly re-evaluating, and making necessar… https://t.co/daUhKbuzHXTired of hearing about how we should walk away from investing in supporting the teaching profession. No one wants a… https://t.co/FuywWBncqb
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11/8
2019
It’s not just you @McGuffeyJarod! https://t.co/cXuHZiBlac @sarah_giddings1 Fully agree @sarah_giddings1 We have done a great job of identifying the problems and now it is ti… https://t.co/VJ9C1boALoCertainly Michigan is not the only state dealing with a teacher shortage. Alabama is just one example of where the… https://t.co/OkQuw8toWcWait, this sounds, looks and smells like a voucher. Didn’t Michigan voters soundly defeat this concept years ago? https://t.co/pV0wgMMa9E
11/7
2019
Attending the Business Leaders for Michigan, CEO Summit in Detroit. Continuing to build the education/business rela… https://t.co/Id18bFYtPBGet out & vote today! 72 school districts have millage questions totaling $2.87 billion on the ballot for voters t… https://t.co/WMI0artO55
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11/5
2019
Comparing public education with diamonds? We grade diamonds so that means we should grade schools? Really?? I sure… https://t.co/FVOX2r156Z
11/2
2019
Research done in Illinois shows that there needs to be 51 days more of kindergarten instruction for those who are e… https://t.co/OUtRLyNV9nGalileo is an outstanding program that has helped so many teachers become high level teacher leaders. Congratulatio… https://t.co/xnJJgclviyAs we all work together to ensure that all students receive a quality education, focused training for all involved… https://t.co/u2oM3G8uyROutstanding work taking place at DPSCD! This is just one example. More happenening and more to come.… https://t.co/3EMv2aUb55
10/30
2019
Monroe County Superintendents Speak: The teacher shortage is real in Monroe County https://t.co/CKnNSRz3ni #MichEd #MASALeads #MiEducation
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10/29
2019
" ...“We’ve had a problem here” filling all of our classrooms with highly qualified and certified teachers to start… https://t.co/vherGMoOq3
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10/25
2019
@Thebruce1404 @sjschools Thank you Thomas and keep up the great work! #muchbettertogether @MASASupts @mieducationThursday, the House Commerce & Tourism Committee will hear bills that will exempt data centers from sales & use tax… https://t.co/z4Orlncuby
Retweeted by Chris Wigent1 high school. 3 teachers. That’s what Whitefish Township Community Schools could lose if 22d funds are cut from th… https://t.co/48LVjGAjPE
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10/24
2019
@GLEP_MI We do agree on something: “Its not enough to simply look at test scores!”
10/22
2019
@MuthPrincipal Thank you for such an inspiring visit. Keep up the great work!An inspiring visit to an outstanding school district! Extremely talented and committed superintendent & administrat… https://t.co/Juo6TGTMwH @Smaj40 That’s Mr. Jerks!
10/18
2019
Would you want to spend four hours on a bus each day? High schoolers in Whitefish Township Community Schools don’t… https://t.co/Z6vy9o35rV
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10/17
2019
MASA is extremely proud of Peter, and the great job that he does supporting and advocating on behalf of the school… https://t.co/856NnD497Y
10/16
2019
The MASA Executive Board today opened an RFP for search firms/consultants to supports its work to find a new execut… https://t.co/RaBFLCP2OB
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10/15
2019
Switch, school districts at odds over taxes https://t.co/RSuZ1sjh3q #MichEd #MASALeads #MiEducation
Retweeted by Chris WigentThank you for the positive comment @SGSnead I am very glad that everything went so well on your first day of the Ac… https://t.co/4MMbpMb5el
10/14
2019
I fully agree with @GLSupt This would be a dangerous precedent to set and we all need to watch this issue very care… https://t.co/TIHqHJ0fbB
10/13
2019
This is yet another example of a corporate bait and switch to further erode existing and future revenue for schools… https://t.co/jIMhsaQQXF
Retweeted by Chris Wigent @massp @Mike_Alley59 @MrCarlsonSHS @MrDomagalski And, pulling out flowers, putting away the deck furniture, cleanin… https://t.co/1hvqHlZwBJ
10/12
2019
@GLEP_MI “The MASA surveyed 297 school districts and found that 60% had at least one teaching vacancy.” That was th… https://t.co/LoxHLSJE9C @massp @waynestate @MASASupts A wow indeed! What a great program and a model for others around the state. @Furlow_teach Please tell me this really didn’t happen.... @docsmatthews @NoviVillageOaks I really like Supt Sub day - great idea!! Good luck in 4th grade Dr. M!! @MASASupts
10/11
2019
@KristinBull17 @MASASupts @RobertShaner2 @rochcommschools My thanks to you, Kristin for all that you did to be able… https://t.co/1X7pqGPJ4aThis line item is essential for operating some of Michigan’s most isolated school districts. We encourage the legis… https://t.co/5QLFyuTP45
Retweeted by Chris Wigent @PeterSpadafore @lansingmichigan I’ve seen that face before!
10/8
2019
It was a fantastic experience to present the MASA Superintendent of the Year award to Dr. Robert Shaner from Roches… https://t.co/ea28fTw8g8 @rcatherincchia @OaklandSchools @bhschools It won’t be the same without you at Oakland, but we are looking forward… https://t.co/pmqMveeaDo
10/7
2019
@PeterSpadafore @ABC They just showed the Ohio band. The drum major and the dotting of the I - they listened to you!
10/5
2019
@GLEP_MI Those aren’t the statistics in Michigan. @MASASuptsOne small glitch, the flights back to Charlevoix are canceled due to weather... @MASASupts #islandstrandedWhat a great visit to Beaver Island Schools! Led by Supt Wil Cwikiel and supported by a great staff, 53 children a… https://t.co/dN26Qpk7UC
10/3
2019

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