MoASSP Professional Development

2019 Calendar of Offerings

Aspiring Assistant Principals'/Athletic Directors' Workshop (St. Louis Region)

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 9am

EdPlus, 4433 Woodson Road, St. Louis, MO, USA

Aspiring Principals Workshop (Northeast Region) - Columbia, MO

Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 9am

Missouri State High School Activities Association, 1 North Keene Street, Columbia, MO, USA

Opioid Crisis, Our Schools and Our Students (Southeast Region) - Cape Girardeau

Thursday, Feb. 21st, 9am-2:30pm

Cape Girardeau Career & Tech, 1080 South Silver Springs Road, Cape Girardeau, MO, USA

Audience: Principals, assistant principals, counselors, resource officers, teachers, etc.

Cost: $109.00 (Limited to 100)

Sponsors: Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals, Missouri Association of School Counselors and the Missouri Association of School Psychologists

Tentative Agenda:

9:00 - 9:30 Welcome/introductions/opening activity

9:30 - 10:20 Chasing the Dragon

10:20 - 11:00 Q & A w DEA/Statistics

11:00 - 12:00 Opioids: Their Use and Abuse

12:00 - 12:30 Lunch

12:30 - 1:15 The Intersection of Trauma

1:15-2:00 Schools in Action

2:00 - 2:30 Legislation

2:30 - Closing


  • Facts on Opioids
  • DEA Question and Answer Session with Local Data
  • Statistics surrounding Opioids in the US and Missouri
  • What is an Opioid?
  • How do Opioids affect our schools?
  • Drug dependency and addition
  • Warning Signs/Watch For's
  • Family Trauma
  • Schools in Action
  • Prevention/Handle with Care/Local Law Enforcement and Community Supports

The focus of the workshop is to discuss the impact of opioids on the school environment. This will include what impact this has on students, teachers, staff, parents and surrounding community members. What plans are in place in the schools now to handle opioid abuse, prescription drug abuse, as well as, watch for's and warning signs. Possible intervention strategies that could be in place.

Workshop Registration Link!

Aspiring Principal Workshop (Greater Kansas City Region)

Wednesday, Feb. 27th, 1-4pm

LEAD Innovation Studio, 10150 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO, USA

Aspiring Principals Workshop (Southwest Region) - Bolivar, MO

Wednesday, March 6th, 9am-3pm

Southwest Baptist University, 1600 University Avenue, Bolivar, MO, USA

This event is intended for individuals interested in becoming a principal or assistant principal at the high school or middle level.

Cost: $78.00

Workshop Registration Link!

2019 MoASSP Spring Conference

Sunday, March 31st, 4pm to Tuesday, April 2nd, 12pm

The Lodge of Four Seasons, 315 Four Seasons Drive, Lake Ozark, MO 65049, USA

Keynote Speakers: Thomas Murray and Adam Drummond

Conference Registration Link!

Hotel Registration Link