The Adviser Network



New Programming Just for Advisers!



MASC/MAHS Michigan Student Leadership is thrilled to announce a new professional development program just for advisers. The Adviser Network is a three-day program to support you throughout the school year with sessions that pertain directly to your work. Join us for the entire program, or just one day - it's up to you!

September 19 - Advising 101
January 24 - Legality in Activity Advising
April 24 - Advanced Advising


September 19 - Advising 101 Agenda

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:15-10:00 Understanding Your Role as Activity Adviser
10:00-11:00 Principle Foundations of Leadership Philosophy
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00 Program Operation and Budget Management
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-2:00 Constitutional Review and Executive Councils
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:45 Curriculum Lesson Planning for New Advisers
3:45-4:00 Closing Remarks and Resources


September 19 - Advising 101 Topics Include:

Constitutional review (or creation), Activity Record Keeping, Keeping an active budget, Calendar/Event planning and event management, Leadership Curriculum Lessons, Voting and Elections, Project Planning Overviews, Parliamentary Procedure, Running your student group effectively, Meeting Planning and Executive Committees and more!


January 24th - Legality in Advising Topics Include:

“Law 101: (Almost) Everything Advisers Need to Know About the Law and Schools”

Mr. Sutton of the Lusk Albertson law firm will be discussing the wide variety of legal topics that impact on student activities, including:

• Social Media
• Transgender Students
• Overnight Trips / Off-Campus Lodging
• Permission Slips
• Student Code of Conduct
• Hazing
• Chaperones
• Student Transportation
• Copyright Issues
• Governmental Immunity


$49/person per session

Are you a new member school in 2016-17? You come for free!



(Note: All sessions will be held at the MASSP building in Lansing.)