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MEMSPA: School Vision for Learning

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

School Vision for Learning

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

None

Credit Type:

None

NOTE: This course is for MEMSPA members only.

This course is brought to you by MEMSPA. School leaders will consider the key components that go into a mission statement and the purpose that statement brings to the school community. The leader then works collaboratively to develop the mission, values, and core beliefs that will be at the center of creating a school vision for learning. Through the process, the leader assesses his or her own assumptions, researches the current literature, analyzes case studies, and ultimately implements a plan that reflects a vision of learning in their school. School leaders can earn the “School Vision for Learning” micro-credential upon successful evaluation of the artifacts submitted as evidence. This micro-credential is designed to be part of the Leadership Mission and Vision Stack. It can stand on its own, but it is designed to support the work contained in the Leadership Mission and Vision: Developing Your Personal Mission Micro-credential as well.

MEMSPA: Understanding Your Title II, Part A Program

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Understanding Your Title II, Part A Program

Price:

$98

Credit Hours:

12

Credit Type:

SCECH

NOTE: This course is for MEMSPA members only.

Through this micro-credential the aspiring or current school leader will demonstrate the intended use and allowability of applicable Title I, Part A funds, identify each Title II, Part A activity within their district improvement plan, and establish and/or enhance the Title II, Part A planning processes for replication annually.

Credit Hours: 12

MEMSPA: Module 1 – Supporting Improvement with Systems

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Module 1 – Supporting Improvement with Systems

Price:

$125

Credit Hours:

10

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course is brought to you by MEMSPA. This course is organized into four sections focusing on some foundational components of continuous improvement. Together, the four sections will begin to build a deep, practical understanding of the critical components needed to provide leadership for a continuous improvement process. The focus of Supporting Continuous Improvement with Systems Thinking will be on understanding the critical components of a system as it relates to leading a continuous improvement process.

Credit Hours: 10

MEMSPA: Comprehensive Needs Assessment

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Comprehensive Needs Assessment

Price:

$125

Credit Hours:

15

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course is brought to you by MEMSPA. This course will take participants through the who, what, where, why, when, and how to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment (CNA) that is compliant with state and federal legislation, meets current MDE expectations, and links findings to the school improvement plan strategies and activities leading to increased student achievement.This course will help participants get organized, gain tools and resources, and create a process that is effective and efficient for school improvement teams.

Credit Hours: 15

MEMSPA: Leading Student Engagement

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Leading Student Engagement

Price:

$98

Credit Hours:

12

Credit Type:

SCECH

NOTE: This course is for MEMSPA members only.

Through this micro-credential, the aspiring or current school leader will demonstrate the ability to operationalize technical problems and adaptive challenges to foster student engagement.

Credit Hours: 12

MEMSPA: Developing Your Personal Mission

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Developing Your Personal Mission

Price:

$125

Credit Hours:

None

Credit Type:

None

This course is brought to you by MEMSPA. School leaders will examine the need for reflection and intentionality in leadership, develop and articulate a statement of personal mission, and provide evidence of the work that was done during this process. School leaders can earn the “Developing Your Personal Mission” micro-credential upon successful evaluation of the artifacts submitted as evidence. This micro-credential is designed to be part of the Leadership Mission and Vision Stack. It can stand on its own, but it is designed to support the work contained in the Leadership Mission and Vision: School Vision for Learning Micro-credential as well.

MASA: Communications Microcredential

Subject MASA

Description

MASA: Communications Microcredential

Price:

$250

Credit Hours:

30

Credit Type:

SCECH

NOTE: This course is for approved Horizon Leadership Academy participants only.

This microcredential’s purpose is to build and assess participants’ knowledge, skills, and abilities to confidently and capably serve in the frequent communications role of a district or school leader. You will understand key elements of communications practice in education – including proactive, operational, and crisis communications – as well as necessary concepts of communications law. You will apply the knowledge gained from each module by creating or refining your own communications plan, which can be either district/school-wide or issue-specific.

The communications microcredential includes the following modules:

  • Module 1: Communications Law
  • Module 2: Building the Foundation of a Communications Plan
  • Module 3: Developing a Communications Plan
  • Module 4: Being an Effective Communicator and Working with the Media
  • Module 5: Communicating in a Crisis

As you progress through these modules, you will be asked to complete a variety of assessments. These assessments will include: 

  • Ungraded periodic knowledge checks
  • Graded submissions demonstrating competency

Credit Hours: 30

MEMSPA: Leadership & Literacy

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Leadership & Literacy

Price:

$125

Credit Hours:

12

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course is brought to you by MEMSPA. School administrators will utilize the practices of the Essential School-Wide and Center-Wide Practices in Literacy and Reading Now Network Systems to build building wide systems around reading instruction, the use of data, sharing leadership, having purposeful classrooms, and inspiring collective responsibility. As a product of the course, the administrator will author several artifacts that outline the system that will be established to support a focus on literacy at the administrator’s school or center. The administrator can earn the Leadership and Literacy micro-credential upon successful evaluation of the artifacts submitted as evidence.

Credit Hours: 12

MEMSPA: Understanding Your Title I Part A Program

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Understanding Your Title I Part A Program

Price:

$125

Credit Hours:

12

Credit Type:

SCECH

The educator will demonstrate the intended use and allowability of applicable Title I, Part A targeted or schoolwide funds, align each component required for Title I, Part A schools with their school improvement plan, and establish and/or enhance Title I, Part A planning processes for replication annually.

Credit Hours: 12

MASA: District Leadership Team Microcredential

Subject MASA

Description

District Leadership Team Microcredential

Price:

$250

Credit Hours:

30

Credit Type:

SCECH

NOTE: This course is for approved Horizon Leadership Academy participants only.

This offering consists for three modules:

  • Module 1: Roles and Responsibilities
  • Module 2: Relationships
  • Module 3: Board Meetings

This microcredential’s purpose is to build and assess participant’s knowledge, skills, and abilities to confidently and capably establish an effective and collaborative district-level leadership team comprised of the superintendent and board of education. Learners will gain a better understanding of their role and how to build a high-functioning, productive team through evidence-based practices that will lead to the achievement of district priorities and sustainable change. Learners will also explore the components of conducting a successful board meeting, including the legal requirements of the Open Meetings Act.

Credit Hours: 30

MEMSPA: Embedding SEL Schoolwide

Subject MEMSPA Department

Description

Embedding SEL Schoolwide

Price:

$125

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH

Through this micro-credential, the current or aspiring school leader demonstrates an understanding of SEL, its impact and Michigan’s five SEL competencies, share how SEL is embedded throughout their building and within staff professional development and practices.

Credit Hours: 6

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