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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President's Corner

MAASE President Eric Hoppstock
Eric Hoppstock

November 7, 2016

Have you had the opportunity to invite someone to become a CASE member yet? If you have not been invited let this serve as your official invitation. The Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) is an international professional educational organization that is affiliated with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Members are dedicated to the enhancement of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual in society.

As an administrator, you face many challenges in pending legislation, best practices, funding, research and litigation. Joining CASE allows you access to up-to-date information on many issues you face as an administrator and unique opportunities to interact with your professional colleagues from around the world. As a CASE member, you receive the following major benefits:

  • Current advances in your field through the Journal of Special Education Leadership
  • The quarterly newsletter, In Case
  • Annual conference, seminars, webinars, workshops, and other professional development opportunities all at member-only discounts
  • Access to training and technical assistance
  • Forum for the development of professional standards

CASE provides additional opportunities to its members:

  • Legislative Voice – CASE devotes significant time and resources to advocacy activities. CASE advocacy efforts include such areas as autism, quality special education program standards, response to intervention, school voucher programs, funding, and teacher training, certification, and evaluation.
  • Leadership Development – CASE provides information on the latest tips and information on leadership development. There is an annual Fall Conference, policy-specific Winter Hybrid Conference, intense Leadership Summit each July, as well as various webinars.
  • CEC Catalog
  • Online Resources
  • Opportunity to Publish

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