Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education

MAASE is a statewide professional educational organization affiliated with the National Council of Administrators of Special Education and the Council for Exceptional Children. MAASE members are dedicated to the enhancement of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual in society.

Those who receive special education services are individuals who possess basic rights and responsibilities, and who command respect at all times. Special education embraces the right to a free appropriate public education.

The Mission of MAASE is to provide leadership for the development and implementation of quality programs and services for students with disabilities within the total education community.

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Four Focus Areas

President's Corner

MAASE President Brenda Tarsa
Brenda Tarsa

September, 2018

“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” L. M. Montgomery -Anne of Green Gables

This fall, I was able to spend a weekend with my family at beautiful Glen Lake.  How fortunate we are, I thought, to live in a state where we can experience all four seasons; sometimes in one day! Without a doubt, fall is my favorite time of the year. There is nothing like being able to comfortably wear a sweatshirt with shorts on a Saturday, breathe in the smells of campfires chasing away evening chills, and see the mysterious morning fog envelope th... More[+]