The stated mission of MAASE is to “provide its members with knowledge and skills to provide leadership for the development and implementation of quality programs and services for students with disabilities within the total education community.” The mission of MAASE shall also be for the purposes otherwise stated in the Articles of Incorporation for MAASE.
Dues Fees and Structure
The state fees for this organization shall be determined by the Board of Directors and approved by the membership at the annual April meeting for each subsequent year.
The annual fees (July I – June 30) will be payable on or before October 15th of each succeeding year.
Fees will be charged for MAASE events:
- Developing Leaders (DL)
- Professional Learning (PL)
- General Membership Meeting (GMM)
- Summer Institute (SI)
FEES (beginning 2019-20)
NOTE: Non-Early Bird fees will be added if registration is made less than 10 days in advance of the event.
*For Summer Institute only, the breakout session’s lead presenter will receive a $100 discounted conference registration rate.
Professional Learning (PL) Registration
- Cancellation Policy for Professional Learning Events
Cancellation of registration for a PL event must be one week prior for full reimbursement; otherwise, no reimbursement is available.
- Outstanding Balances
Members with an outstanding balance will not be permitted to register for additional PL events until the balance is paid.
- MAASE Member Rate
By the first of the month prior to MAASE meetings, MAASE membership must be paid in order for the membership discount to be applied.
- Payment Methods
MAASE accepts the following payment methods for Professional Learning Events: ACH transfer, check, credit card, or cash (onsite)
- Membership Determination
Any individual who is currently approved and employed as a special education supervisor, director, planner or coordinator who has the primary responsibility for administration, direction, supervision or coordination of special education programs and services for exceptional children, including, without limitation, state, intermediate and local programs approved by the Michigan Department of Education. (Bylaws, 3.01.2.1)