On behalf of the MAEOP Board of Directors and 2017 Conference Committee, I invite you to learn, network, and engage October 4-6 in St. Cloud for the 68th Annual State Conference of the Minnesota Association of Education Office Professionals.
Our educational workplace today is more complex and dynamic than ever, and our role as office professionals has grown exponentially with this complexity. Educational office pros are expected to do more, stretch our skills and keep up with innovation to ensure our organizations keep growing and our students keep learning in a safe environment.
Unite in Our Professionalism
Come join us to unite in our professionalism. This conference will give you some great tools and practical tips to help motivate you, enhance your administrative skills, and take charge of technology — to continue being an indispensable asset to your organization!
Deb Brown from Byron Schools has shared a monthly calendar for districts listing major report due dates and data entry periods of significant importance. These deadlines affect many MAEOP member school districts.
MAEOP President Deb Brown announced election results for vacancies for the 2018 Board of Directors.
Vice President, Membership
Kathy Matejcek, Administrative Assistant
Faribault Public Schools
2-year term: 2018-2019
Laura Reisdorf, Administrative Assistant
St. Charles Public Schools
2-year term: 2018-2019
Diane Vosen, Administrator Coordinator
Minnesota Rural Education Association
1-year term: 2017-2018
There were no candidates for President-Elect. Write-in candidates were Deb Brown, Sharon Griffiths, Sarah Hoffman, Lila Renhalt, and Carol Schmitz. New options being explored include a Co-Presidency. More information will be available later.
Ethan Cota, 2016 Recipient of Darla Scales Memorial Scholarship
Ethan Cota from Wanamingo was honored at the MAEOP Annual Conference in October 2016 as the Darla Scales Memorial Scholarship winner for 2016.
Ethan shared some information about himself:
As a student at Kenyon-Wanamingo High School, I have been involved in a variety of activities, including Honors Band, Theater, and National Honor Society. I am also a Minnesota Individual State Champion in wrestling, and three time state place winner. In my spare time, I enjoy helping out as a youth wrestling coach, volunteering for the local food shelf, and serving as a summer lifeguard for the City of Kenyon pool. Beginning in the fall, I will be attending Augustana University in Sioux Falls, where I plan to study Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, and I am also excited to continue wrestling at the college level for the AU Vikings.
This fall, I began my studies at Augustana University in Sioux Falls. I also wrestle for the AU Vikings, Division II wrestling team. I am a Minnesota Individual and Team State Champion, and three time state place winner, voted the 2016 Class A Southeastern Minnesota Outstanding wrestler of the year. While a student at Kenyon-Wanamingo High School, I was involved in a variety of activities, including Honors Band, Theater, and National Honor Society. In my spare time, I enjoy helping out as a youth wrestling coach, volunteering for the local food shelf, and serving as a summer lifeguard for the City of Kenyon pool.
I wanted to let you know how thankful, and happy, I am to have been chosen as this years Darla Scales Memorial scholarship award recipient. This award means so much to me and my family and will help us immensely as I continue my education at Augustana University in the fall.
I would like to especially thank the MAEOP committee for selecting me as their 2016 scholarship award recipient. I feel extremely fortunate to have been chosen for this award and I am very grateful for MAEOP’s generosity and support. Thank you for believing in me and for providing this incredible opportunity.