Events & Conferences

Due to the social distancing to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the CoronaVirus, MASC is making alternative virtual plans for events in the immediate present.  Future events from MASC will be handled on a case by case basis.  At this point, MASC will not be participating in the Region 2 Conference (canceled)  and the National Conference as these are out-of-state and the majority of our Maryland school districts have restricted out-of-state travel.  

Thank you for your understanding as the health and warfare of our students and advisors is most important. 

2019-2020 Calendar (MASC2019-2020Calendar)

2020-2021 Calendar – (MASC2020-2021Calendar)

Amid growing concerns about the virus, we want to inform you that MASC is taking this very seriously.  We ask that if you are not feeling well, please stay home. We encourage participants in our events to bring personal hand sanitizer.  Just like with any health concern, practicing proper hygiene is essential. Remember to wash your hands often, cough or sneeze into your arm or tissues and discard immediately,  refrain from handshakes, and avoid touching your face.

Information for hosting MASC events (link to hosting details) – We need hosts for our 2020-2021 eventsMASC starts accepting host conference bids at our February 2020 executive board meeting.  Applications for the executive board meetings, staff development day, women’s leadership forum, and workshop presenter certification can be submitted via email to the executive directors at any time.  

2019-2020 EVENTS

• National Student Council (NatStuCo) National Conference: STATUS MASC not attending – no official announcement from NatStuCo until mid-April June 20-24, 2020 Link to Conference Details
Executive Board Meeting: STATUS PENDING (possibly a virtual meeting)  Saturday, May 30, 2020 Link to ExBd Meeting Information/Registration (registration May 10-27)
Staff Application for 2020-2021 now open (students must be from a MASC member school): closes at midnight, Sunday, April 26 (link to Details)
• Region 2 Conference: CANCELED April 24-26, 2020 Link to Region 2 Conference Details

• Advocacy Week: Monday, March 9-Friday, March 13, 2020 Link to Advocacy Week Details
• Convention: CANCELED March 25-27  (Registration, Friday, February 21, 2020 – midnight, Sunday, March 8, 2020) Link to Convention Details
• Women’s Leadership Forum: Saturday, March 7, 2020 Link to WLF Details
• Executive Board Meeting: Saturday, February 22, 2020 Link to Feb ExBd Meeting Information/Registration (registration closes at midnight, Feb. 19)
• Legislative Session: Saturday, February 8, 2020 (Registration  Friday, January 10 – midnight, Sunday, January 26) Link to LegSes Details
• Workshop Presenter Applications for Convention: Closes at midnight January 26 Link to Convention Website – Application info is at bottom of the page
• Southern Leadership Conference: POSTPONED Saturday, January 18, 2020  (Registration Jan 2-midnight, Jan 16) Link to SLC Details
• Regional Advisor Meeting: Tuesday, January 14 – register by 5:00 p.m., January 9 Link to Reg Adv Mtg Details
• Workshop Presenter Application for Legislative Session: December 6-22 Link to the application at the bottom of the Legislative Session website
• Executive Board Meeting: Saturday, December 14 Link to DecExbd Meeting
• National Conference on Student Activities (Advisor Conference): December 6-8, 2019 EARLY BIRD registration by October 31st Link to NCSA Details
• Fall Leadership Conference: Saturday, November 23, 2019 Link to FLC Details

• LEAD DC: November 15-17, 2019 (action by Oct. 4)  Link to details
• Regional Advisor Meeting: Thursday, October 17, 2019 (action by October 14)
• Student Workshop Presenter Certification Training Day: Saturday, September 14th – deadline to register Sept. 11th (link to training details)
• Advance: August 6-7-8, 2019 (registration opens July 14th).  Some details are from 2018 but have been left on the page for planning purposes. (Link to Advance website)
• Staff Development Day: Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Registration closes 11:59 p.m. July 6th (link to MASC webpage with details)
• Officer Team/Department Directors Retreat: Monday, July 1 – RSVP directly to Karen.Crawford@mdstudentcouncils.org (see the email from 6.17.19).

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Reg: Reg 2 Conf - CANCELED
Starts: March 20, 2020 12:00 am
Ends: April 6, 2020 12:00 am
Location: New York
Staff Apps
Starts: March 27, 2020 12:00 am
Ends: April 27, 2020 12:00 am
Canceled - Region 2 Conf-New York
Starts: April 24, 2020 12:00 am
Ends: April 27, 2020 12:00 am
Reg: May 30 ExBd Mtg
Starts: May 10, 2020 12:00 am
Ends: May 28, 2020 12:00 am
TBD ExBd Mtg
Starts: May 30, 2020 10:00 am
Ends: May 30, 2020 3:00 pm