MASA Region 3 Mentoring Program

  • MASA believes that a strong mentoring program will support administrators new to their roles in building their capacity to lead their schools in student achievement growth.
      • On a statewide level, MASA provides professional development opportunities and resources for new members to address their specific development needs.
      • At the regional level, SWWC facilitates the program by matching mentees and mentors, providing monthly outreach and support, and offering networking opportunities. There are many opportunities for mentors and mentees to meet during the year (state association conferences, WC Supts Meetings, SW Supts Meetings, etc.).

    Annual Planning Calendar

2023-24 Mentor Pairings

  • Year 1 Pairings
    Joshua Austad, MACCRAY (Mentor: Dennis Laumeyer)
    Joel Baumgarten, BLHS (Mentor: Mark Messman)
    Kim DeWitte, Cedar Mountain (Mentor: Melissa Radeke)
    Kip Lynk, ACGC (Mentor: Bill Adams)
    Josh Noble, Worthington (Mentor: John Landgaard)
    Robert Routh, Ellsworth (Mentor: Todd Holthaus)
    Holly Ward, Dawson-Boyd (Mentor: Scott Monson)
    Year 2 Pairings
    Jamie Boelter, NL-S (Mentor: Bill Adams)
    Kris Evje, Ortonville (Mentor: Craig Oftedahl)
    Jamie Frank, Windom (Mentor: Rick Ellingworth)

Mentor/Mentee Meetings

  • Meetings will be held from 8:30am - 9:45am at the Redwood Area Community Center prior to the Joint Regional Superintendent Meetings.
    • October 25, 2023
    • January 25, 2024
    • April 24, 2024