MMSA Summer Institute 2017 Featuring Willow Sweeney !

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 - Lakeville High School, Lakeville, MN

Willow Sweeney is a co-founder of Top 20 Training that provides training and materials to empower leaders, teachers, parents and students to develop their potential. She and her Top 20 team have trained over 500,000 people throughout the United States. Her work focuses on helping others further develop their potential, through social and emotional skills and develop more effective workplace teams and cultures. Willow has co-authored Top 20 Teachers: The Revolution in American Education, Top 20 Parents: Raising Happy, Responsible and Emotionally Healthy Children and Top 20 Teens: Discovering the Best-kept Thinking, Learning and Communicating Secrets of Successful Teenagers.


Presenter Notes

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Looking to Access This Year's Conference Presentations?

Thanks to all of our attendees for joining us at our annual conference on December 8-9, 2016. If you are looking to access past sessions, handouts, and presentations, please log in to the SCHED account you were invited to create as part of the conference.  If you need assistance with your account, please contact Chris at


Link to Thursday Survey and CEU Forms

Link to Friday Survey and CEU Forms

MMSA Writing Contest Winner Announced!


Ashlee Pfau from Buffalo Community Middle School is this year's MMSA essay contest winner. The theme of the contest was "Ignite". Ashlee's essay will be featured in the MMSA state conference booklet and she win's $100. Thank you to all the students who sent in entries from around the state.

Minnesota Twins Perfect Attendance Incentive

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The Minnesota Twins recognize that good performance in school begins with good attendance and they’re excited to team up with Minnesota Middle School Association to create the Perfect Attendance Incentive Program.  We’ve had a great experience for many years and this year’s program was the best ever! The Twins recognized 74 students who had perfect attendance during the 2015-16 school year! Watch the video of our middle school students enjoying the game!

We are now accepting applications for the 2016-17 Perfect Attendance Program!

Read on for more information.  Follow this link to register!


For more information contact:

Chris Bussmann, Principal
Levi P. Dodge Middle School
Farmington, MN 55024

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