Special Populations Association
Giving an Individual’s Needs Special Attention Since 1975
The Michigan Occupational Special Populations Association was formed in 1975 to improve opportunities while giving support to career technical students with special needs.
The purpose of MOSPA is to inform members of the requirements of the Perkins legislation and assist in its implementation at the local level to ensure that the needs of the special population student are well served at the secondary and postsecondary levels. In addition, a goal of the organization and the state conference is to enhance the professional development of educators and paraprofessionals working with special population students.
The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 refer to an identifiable segment of the career and technical education population as individuals who are members of special populations. The Act defines “special populations” as:
The Executive Board and Conference Committee of the Michigan Occupational Special Populations Association (MOSPA) would like to extend our sincerest appreciation for the grant funds provided in support of our 2017 State conference held May 2-5. Your continued support of MOSPA allows us to bring high quality and relevant professional development training to occupational educators throughout the State at a reasonable cost. In 1975, MOSPA began as a mechanism to improve professional development opportunities for career and technical educators in support of improving the success of career and technical special population students.
Friday, September 28, 2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
Friday, March 8, 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Boyne Mountain, 3 p.m.
Friday, June 7, 2019
Meetings are at 10 a.m. unless otherwise listed
Crown Plaza Lansing - West
925 S. Creyts Rd., Lansing , MI
Contact Holly McKee, President
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed