MASC/MASS Joint School Leadership Conference

MASC and MASS host the largest annual gathering of education leaders in Massachusetts, featuring a program of nationally known guest speakers, panel sessions offering professional development opportunities and in-depth discussion of the critical education issues of today, a variety of vendors and exhibitors, demonstrations on instruction and management best practices, special lunch and dinner programs, and a chance to network with other school leaders! Last year's conference included a wide variety of popular workshops and panel sessions on cost-savings issues, social-emotional learning, equity issues, labor relations, educator and administrator evaluation, leadership development and legislative updates, plus innovative ideas as described by MASC partners.

2022 Conference Details

November 2, 2022 - November 5, 2022
Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
35 Scudder Ave, Hyannis, MA

Our theme this year is Promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Constructing the Narrative to Define the Message. We have planned an important and timely program that includes sessions to help you do your work more effectively, address equity issues, expand the diversity of your faculty, promote skill building, and learn about what may lie ahead economically and politically. Our web sites will provide regular updates on programming and speakers.

As in the past, we are once again offering you an opportunity to register for the Joint Conference on/before July 15, 2022, at a very special “End-of-Year Reduced Rate” of $450.00 per registration. (Standard registration rate is $545.00). This early bird registration rate is NONREFUNDABLE, but we will allow you to transfer the registration should you or your colleagues not be able to attend.

Conference Hotel

Conference Center Photo

Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis
35 Scudder Ave, Barnstable, MA 02601

All under one roof for attendee convenience: meeting rooms, exhibition hall, banquet facilities, sleeping rooms, health club and pool, bar and dining room. There is ample free parking on the grounds, all adjacent to the hotel golf course. Hyannis is 70 miles from Boston, has an airport and also good scheduled bus service.

A block of guest rooms has been reserved November 1 - 5, 2022 at the Group rate of $113 plus tax, at The Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis for MASC/MASS Joint Conference 2022 attendees.

To reserve a room, see the hotel's website (Go to: Check Availability / Book Online), and use the group code: MM2022. Use this website, not 3rd party sites like Expedia, Orbitz, etc.

All reservations must be secured by a one night deposit, plus current 14.45% Massachusetts Occupancy room tax, per room via a valid American Express, Visa or Master Card. A check is acceptable. (We are unable to offer direct billing or Purchase Orders for guest rooms.) The hotel will sell out and rooms are on a first come, first serve basis. We encourage you to make your reservations early. Once the hotel is sold out, we will recommend an overflow hotel.


DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Cod Hyannis
Phone: (508) 771-1700
Toll free: (800) 560-7753

Holiday Inn Hyannis
(508) 775-1153
Toll free: (800) 465-4329

Cape Codder Resort and Spa
Toll free: (888) 297-2200

Cancellations must be received at least 14 days prior to guest arrival date, otherwise you will be charged a penalty of one night’s room rate, plus tax.

Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Photo

A popular feature of the MASC/MASS Joint Conference is the exhibit floor, which hosts companies and organizations from a wide variety of industries and disciplines. Attendance and interest in the event grows consistently each year and spaces for exhibitors sell out quickly - be sure to reserve your space quickly once exhibitor to guarantee a spot.

COSCAP Conference


The MASC/MASS Joint Conference sponsors a meeting for Massachusetts Administrative Assistants to Superintendents and School Committee Secretaries who are members of COSCAP. Administrative assistants and executive secretaries throughout the state participate in the Council, with support from MASC. The COSCAP executive committee works with MASC to offer professional development opportunities and training for its members at this and other annual events, and also hosts an email discussion group for members to share questions and information.

Conference Photos

Photos taken of recent MASC/MASS conference sessions, receptions and awards, plus many candid photos are available online at Tasher Studios. Use the password Cape to access the gallery where you can view photos and order prints.

A special thanks to Chris Kisiel of Tasher Studio of Photography! Chris is also a member of the Woburn School Committee and takes photos of the MASC/MASS Conference each year. If you have specific photo requests, please contact him at (781) 938-3838.