Professional Development

Professional Development Program for New Superintendent and School Business Administrator
by Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools

On behalf of the Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools (MARS), we welcome you to your new position in a regional school district. MARS has developed a professional development program for those new to regional school districts. We have designed it for both the Superintendent and Business Administrator. We have chosen the following dates and the sessions will be held at Assabet Valley Regional in Marlborough: Session 1 - Sept 10, 2015; Session 2 - October 8, 2015; Session 3 - December 8, 2015; and Session 4 - January 19, 2016 The focus of the professional development will be the management of a regional school district. We have attached the topics that will be covered. There is no cost for the program except we will be providing you with a binder and copies of the materials as we present them at each session. The cost for the filled binder is $100. Attached is an outline of topics to be covered. We look forward to working with you and would appreciate you confirming your interest in the program. Click here for the outline of sessions.

MARS Training on Completing the D.E.S.E. End Of The Year Financial Report Learn about and work on the completion of the Department of Elementary and Secondary required End Of The Year Financial Report (EOYR) Click here for EOYR flyer. Click here for Registration Form. Intended Audience: Anyone involved in filling out the district's EOYR. Especially beneficial to new school business managers.