Doni St. Amour, Ed.S., MEMSPA’s Associate Director of professional learning and event planning, has taken a position with Western Michigan University’s High Impact Leadership for School Renewal project (HIL). Doni is a dedicated, passionate leader of leaders. She has been and continues to be a wonderful support for MEMSPA in her current role. She will continue to support MEMSPA’s special projects now and in the future, including the MEMSPA Connects Principal Induction program, micro-credentialing and Literacy Leadership initiatives. We wish her the very best in her new role and look forward to a great partnership into the future.
We are pleased to announce that Syndee Malek, Ed.S will assume the MEMSPA Associate Director position on April 15. Syndee comes to us with 34 years of experience in K12 education. Most recently, she served as the leadership development consultant to Wayne RESA. She has received numerous commendations for involvement as the President of the Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists(MAS FPS), where she helped to improve the organization's efforts to reconnect with and cultivate important funding relationships and to build key corporate and community partnerships. In addition, Syndee has served as classroom teacher, elementary school principal and assistant superintendent at South Redford Schools.
Syndee will serve as the go to for all MEMSPA Professional Development. Her laser-like focus on strengthening principal mentoring and coaching supports and amplifying the voices of our members, will take our work to the next level.
Syndee's experience, knowledge, and integrity will help to propel MEMSPA to the next level of principal support and service.
Please welcome Syndee to the MEMSPA family.