Each month, LeadLines will feature an activity, resource guide and corresponding curriculum lesson that match the month's theme.

September - Start the Year Strong!



This Month's News & Notes...

  Renew Your Membership

Renew your membership for the 2018-19 school year! MASC/MAHS continues to be the leader in student leadership programming, news and programming resources. School-wide membership for the entire year is only $125! Make the investment in your students and your program here. If you need a PDF copy, use this link and mail your membership into our office.

  Officer Training Webinars

Help get your executive student board off and running! New executives can spark positive changes and help influence your program from years to come. Make sure they understand their new roles and responsibilities. Webinar includes: Constitutional review, roles/responsibilities, running effective meetings, and event planning and evaluation. To schedule a webinar for your executive board, email matt@mascmahs.org.

  Adviser Survival Folder

The role of an adviser can be difficult to navigate without training or the proper documents to get your program up and running. To help assist advisers in programmatic protocol, MASC/MAHS has created a database of essential documents to lower your stress levels and to begin loving your role! Click here to access our digital Adviser Survival Folder.

  Okay2Say Student Ambassador Executive Committee

Student leaders: we want you! Student voice and advocacy are essential components to creating a safer, more productive school environment. Apply to work with the Okay2Say student safety program and MASC/MAHS to:
  • Help develop and lead the OK2SAY Ambassador programs in Michigan to inspire other young people to tackle issues that impact their safety and well-being.
  • Provide input to the OK2SAY Student Safety Program.
  • Attend student Executive Board meetings in Lansing
  • Develop digital resources for local school Ambassador program facilitation
  • Provide critical insight and programmatic planning
Click here for more information on the opportunity and help make Michigan Schools a better place to learn!

  Leadership Training Institutes – Registration Live!

Dates and locations are open for registration! This year, all sessions are based on our Leadership Curricular Standards, with sessions hitting specific learning expectations designed to engage and inspire your student leaders! Curricular Focus Areas include: Communication, Citizenship, Group Process, Leadership Styles and Organization Skills.

NEWLY ADDED: Digital Citizenship, Creating Student Voice and Speed Swap

Click here to reserve your LTI date and location.

  Adviser 101 Workshop

To help facilitate and assist schools in creating a lasting positive impact in their building, MASC/MAHS Michigan Student Leadership is providing a free "Advising 101" training to all new member advisers across the state. This year’s Adviser 101 will be held on October 10th from 12:00-3:00 in Lansing. The exact room information will be sent to all interested advisers a week before the event. Space is limited, reserve your spot and register here!

  Student Legislative Day

Another great student experience is coming your way! Student Legislative Day will take student leaders interested in Government on a full day adventure at the Capitol. We'll start with a guided tour of the state Capitol building, then move to group meetings with legislative staff, lobbyists and legislators, and we'll wrap up by sitting in on a live legislative session! Read more here.

  Events Calendar

Newly added to the MASC/MAHS Michigan Student Leadership website is a running list of student events and opportunities for member schools! Pro tip: Designate one student leader as your “MASC/MAHS Liaison” and keep up to date with upcoming events and important information! Check it out here.

  Fastweb Resource Guide

With college application season starting only a few weeks away, make sure your student leaders have all the tools necessary to start their journey off on the right foot! Our friends at Fastweb have dozens of credible resources and documents our students can use to ensure they are ahead of the game. Everything from applying to college, scholarship tips and a database of live scholarship opportunities. Share this link with students!
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