Magnet Schools of America
First Lady Addresses Graduating Seniors at Nashville Magnet
Michelle Obama recently delivered the commencement address at Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet High School in Nashville, TN. In her remarks, she praised her own magnet school experience. To read her entire speech click here
CCA Director of Musical Theatre Studies Job Opening
The Center for Creative Arts in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is seeking a director of its musical theatre program, to start in August of 2013. This is a full-time teaching position with the Hamilton County Department of Education. To learn more click here
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 the 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!
MSA's 2014 National Conference on Magnet Schools in Hartford, CT
Hosted by Hartford Public Schools
We hope you enjoyed the 2013 conference and will join us next year (May 14-18) in Hartford, CT where the Future is Magnetic!
Session presentations from the national conference are now available online. Thank you to all our presenters for sharing their knowledge and expertise during the event. We encourage you to participate again next year!
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