Magnet Schools of America
MSA Announces 2013 National Merit Award, Principal & Teacher of the Year Winners
Magnet Schools of America announced the recipients of its top Merit School,Teacher of the Year, and Principal of the Year awards during its national conference in Tulsa, OK.
2013 National Conference a HUGE Success!
Thanks to all who attended the 2013 National Conference on Magnet Schools! We had a great time and we hope you did too. Let us know what you thought of the conference so we can make 2014 in Hartford even better! Also, check out photos from the conference - new photos are being added daily so check back often!
MSA's 2014 National Conference on Magnet Schools in Hartford, CT
Hosted by Hartford Public Schools
We hope you enjoyed the the 2013 conference and will join us next year (May 14-18) in Hartford, CT where the future is magnetic!
First Lady to Address Graduating Seniors at Nashville Magnet
Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address to graduates of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Magnet High School for Health Sciences and Engineering at Historic Pearl High in Nashville, TN on May 18.
Leadership Positions with Buffalo Public Schools
Buffalo Public Schools, the Second largest school district in New York State, seeks six highly qualified educational professionals to join the Superintendent’s new cabinet.
Magnets in America BLOG
Crystal A. Moore, Director of Organizational Leadership and Development, is MSA's newest team member. She has been blogging on a weekly basis, sharing her magnet finds.
Visit www.magnetsinamerica.org to see what treasures she has spotlighted in the magnet community.
Grant Funding Opportunities
The U.S. Department of Education released the applications for the next Investing in Innovation (i3) and School Leadership grant competitions. To learn about these programs, eligibility, and deadlines click here
MSA's 2013 Teacher of the Year
Sunset Elementary School, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami, Florida
Tere Pujol-Burns, has been a magnet teacher for 26 years, and is the Lead Teacher of the International Studies Magnet Program at Sunset Elementary in Miami. She teaches students in kindergarten to fifth grade.
Ms. Pujol-Burns has united a diverse group of learners to work towards a common goal in several ways. She designed and implemented People to People International’s Change for Change community service initiative. This program allowed the school to raise funds to support kangaroo adoption, rain forest preservation, Save the Waves Coalition and UNICEF... Learn more