Project News

  • Our Minnevate! progress report

    From MASA executive director Gary Amoroso: It’s hard to believe that MASA launched the Minnevate! program almost a year ago. I’m pleased to report that we have prepared an activity report detailing the data gathered during the nine Minnevate! events as well as reflection on the process this year. I urge you to review the progress report […]

  • Minnevate! project update report now available

    A Minnevate! project update (July 28, 2014) is now available for download at: The report contains a summary of the December 3, 2013 launch event as well as summary of the MASA regional Minnevate! meetings from last spring. A final report with an elaborated discussion and recommendations will be released later this year. All […]

  • The Minnevate! conversation continues…

    75 participants joined MASA as we launched Minnevate! on December 3, 2013 with an event that included conversations surrounding the opportunities for Minnesota’s schools in the future, engaging key stakeholders to develop collective capacity around a common agenda, and collaborative opportunities to create positive futures for Minnesota’s youth. Presenters included Minnesota Commissioner of Education Brenda […]

  • A call for building a shared vision for Minnesota

    by Aaron Ruhland Are we collectively aspiring to create an educational system where all students learn at high levels, that meet a vision for the future, and has a sustainable funding source? Or, are system resources, processes, and outcomes based upon fragmented legal and political processes without a shared vision for what we want from […]

  • Minnevate! launches

    The Minnesota Association of School Administrators has begun a yearlong initiative to bridge the space between our visions for the future of Minnesota’s schools and the realities of today. “Minnevate!” is a dialogue process to build an action agenda for Minnesota educational leadership. 75 participants joined MASA as we launched Minnevate! on December 3rd with […]

  • Take 5 with Gary: Let’s Elaborate on Minnevate!

    Welcome to another episode of Take 5 with Gary, MASA’s 5 minute update with Executive Director Gary Amoroso. Today, Gary elaborates on the Minnevate initiative introduced in last week’s blog post, reminds members to review the Mentor-Mentee Program proposal, discusses upcoming committee meetings, and encourages CLM Fall Conference registration… Note: Cross-posted from the Voice of MN Education blog by […]