Beth Skidmore Workshop #1: Creating and Maintaining a Culture of Belonging

Special Olympics Building 512 Forest St, Marlborough, Massachusetts

Leaders, this one is just for you!  Executive and senior leaders are invited to join Beth Skidmore for a three-day leadership intensive focused on recruitment and retention strategies that really work.  In-person trainings will take place at the Special Olympics building on Forest St. in Marlborough, MA and will include a “de-programmed” 1 hour working…

Free

Lloyd Bullard: Building Bridges Initiative- Leaders of Color

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Understand the unique challenges and opportunities facing leaders of color, and how these issues impact recruitment and retention.  The action item(s) for the Beyond Cultural Competency presentation is for the agency/school to come up with at least one CLC/DEI goal (low hanging fruit) that they are willing to accomplish within the next three to six months. 

Free

Intro to Google Classroom

Virtual Event Virtual Event

*A google meet link will be sent to registered participants on the day of the event. MAAPS welcomes back certified Google Trainers Jodi Beliveau and Lora Barish for two virtual sessions on Google Classroom.  Session one is for educators who are learning to use Google Classroom or leaders who want to better understand how this…

Free

Advanced Google Classroom

Virtual Event Virtual Event

*A google meet link will be sent to registered participants on the day of the event* After a year of remote learning, you may already be comfortable with Google Classroom and are looking for a way to spice up your lesson planning, learn innovative classroom strategies, and bring your “A game” to the new school year. …

Free

Lindsay Lyons Session #2: Give Amazing Feedback Without Taking Student Work Home

Virtual Event Virtual Event

In this workshop, we’ll explore the power and practices behind formative feedback, including its positive impact on student learning and increasing equity. We’ll also look at tech tools that can speed up the process of giving feedback on longer student work products

Free

Jessica Miller: Fall Restorative Yoga- Full Practice

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Support yourself, your team, or your whole staff with a full length yoga practice- no experience needed!  Jessica Miller is an experienced virtual yoga instructor who will teach participants to move, stretch, and breathe in a way that adds to their energy and leaves them with practical stress management techniques anyone can learn.  You won’t…

Free

MAAPS Annual Meeting of the Association and Cider Barn Reception

Join MAAPS for the Annual Meeting of the Association on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 2:00pm. The agenda includes Board Elections, annual reports, and special recognitions. This event will be held at Carlson Orchards in Harvard, MA, in the semi-outdoor Cider Barn Taproom (capacity 49) and adjoining tented and porch space. The annual meeting will…

Free

Beth Skidmore Workshop 2: Recruitment and Hiring

Leaders, this one is just for you!  Executive and senior leaders are invited to join Beth Skidmore for a three-day Executive and senior leaders are invited to join us for a full day of in person training at the Special Olympics building in Marlborough, MA.  Program includes a one hour “deprogrammed” networking lunch!  Day two…

Free

Understanding Intersectionality

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join MAAPS and Tonya Lovelace as we explore the fundamentals of intersectionality. Registered attendees will receive a separate email with the zoom link on the day of the event.

Free

Beth Skidmore Workshop 3: Engagement

Executive and senior leaders are invited to join us for a full day of in person training at the Special Olympics building in Marlborough, MA.  Program includes a one hour “deprogrammed” networking lunch!  The third and final day of our 3 part leadership intensive focuses on the following:  Employee Engagement = Increased RetentionEngagement begins on…

Free

Jessica Miller: Spring Restorative Yoga- Full Practice

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The home stretch of the school year is often a time of increased stress which can lead to educator burn-out.  Take a moment to wind down and reflect as Jessica Miller returns for the second of our full length experiential yoga practices.  Restorative yoga promotes self-regulation, relaxation, and well-being.  Give yourself and your staff the…

Free

CFO’s and Contracts Committee Gathering: Brought to you by LMG

Lord Hobo Brewing Company 5 Draper St., Woburn, Massachusetts

Who:  MAAPS CFO's and Contract Committee Members Thanks to our generous sponsors at Leonard, Mulherin, and Greene, MAAPS member CFO's and Contracts Committee members are invited to gather at the Lord Hobo Brewing Company in Woburn for a time of celebration, networking, and some of Lord Hobo's "glorious" refreshments! Join us for light fare and…

Free

MAAPS Spring Board and Awards

The Painted Burro 99 3rd Ave, Waltham, Massachusetts

Who:  MAAPS Board Members, CEO’s, Senior Leaders/Committee Chairs, or Designees MAAPS Board members and guests are invited to join us for an afternoon celebration to include our May board meeting and recognition of retiring Board members and the MAAPS Excellence in Teaching and Trieschman Direct Service Award recipients, reception to follow. This event will be…

Free

New CEO Meet and Greet at Polar Park

Polar Park 100 Madison St., Worcester, Massachusetts

Who:  MAAPS Board Members, CEO’s, Senior Leaders/Committee Chairs, or Designees Current and former MAAPS CEO's will gather for a night of networking, celebration, and good old fashioned baseball at the newly constructed Polar Park, home of the Worcester minor league baseball team, the "WooSox!" Gates open at 5:45, when colleagues will gather in a reserved…

Free – $41.00