Principals should send the following electronic documents to the MAPSS team in preparation for the visit:
The Statewide MAPSS office will distribute surveys to teachers from the supplied teacher email list. It is the responsibility of the school to distribute parent and students surveys. The school leadership team should do the following to gather surveys:
Distribute survey links to students and parents:
The efficiency of the MAPSS team will be improved if wireless internet is made available in the rooms provided.
Designate room(s) for conducting interviews. The principal interview is typically conducted in the principal’s office and will last 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Designate another room for the MAPSS team to use as a work space throughout the day. This room will be used for the MAPSS team to meet, input MAPSS data and work together throughout the day. This room must be separate from the room(s) designated for interviews.
The MAPSS team has created a sample interview schedule for you. It is as easy as letting us know who to interview when and what rooms to complete the interviews in. The goal of selecting interview participants is to ensure a truly diverse representation of your school.
The principal's checklist goes into the details of how to make the visit as efficient and unobtrusive as possible. This short list includes tips for you to get the most out of your MAPSS visit.