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Michigan Institute for Educational Management
February 2016
Volume 12
Number 2

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The MIEM Connection keeps you up to date on important professional development opportunities. Our job is to provide professional development activities for educational leaders in the state of Michigan that assist them in designing, planning, and implementing quality programs for all students. Be sure to “Mark Your Calendars” for these upcoming professional development opportunities.

Renew Your Investment In You and Your District’s Professional Development

It’s time for you to renew your investment in your district’s professional development for 2015-16! As a member of MIEM, everyone in your district receives the membership benefits.

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Upcoming MSBO Certification Classes

Insurance and Risk Management - Webinar
February 17, 2016
8:45 am - noon

3 SCECHs have been approved.

Team Leadership - Morning Session
March 8, 2016
8:45 am - noon
Kellogg Center, East Lansing
3 SCECHs have been approved.

Team Leadership - Afternoon Repeated
March 8, 2016
12:45 - 4:00 pm
Kellogg Center, East Lansing
3 SCECHs have been approved.

Labor Relations/Employment Law
March 17, 2016
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Kellogg Center, East Lansing
6 SCECHs have been approved.

Technology for Operational Management
March 23, 2016
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
MELG Building, Lansing

6 SCECHs pending approval.


Title IX Compliance Training


March 14, 2016 • 8:45 am- 4:00 pm

Kellogg Center, East Lansing

Speakers: Lisa Swem and Katie Broaddus, Thrun Law Firm, P.C.

Registration fee: $155 for MIEM Members / $215 for nonmembers

Are your school officials prepared to comply with all facets of Title IX (including sexual harassment and assault)? It’s not just about ensuring that there are enough men’s and women’s sports teams to balance play for student athletes. Title IX prohibits sex-based discrimination in all educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance.

To help school officials reach a better understanding of their Title IX responsibilities this workshop will address the following topics:

Enforcement Procedures by OCR/Courts

Athletics/Extracurricular Activities

  • Pregnancy
  • LGBT Status
  • Bullying/Sexual Harassment
  • Investigating Title IX Complaints
  • Intersection with Other Laws

Register online.

Register by fax.

6 SCECHs have been approved.

REP and HQT - Get Your Questions Answered


March 15, 2016 • MELG Building, Lansing

Morning Session: 8:45 am - noon

Afternoon Session - Repeated: 12:45 - 4:00 pm

Learn various aspects of the Registry of Educational Personnel (REP) data submission process from obtaining access to final submission steps. We will cover topics such as: how to obtain a MEIS account; how to obtain access to the REP; where to find help and resource information; provide information about highly qualified status and educator effectiveness; how to report contracted employees and noninstructional staff members; and how to improve data quality.


3 SCECHs pending approval.

Michigan ASCD Event

Using Data to Focus Instructional Improvement
March 8, 2016 • 8:30am-3:45pm
Winding Brook Conference Center, Shepherd
6 SCECHs have been approved.

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