Metropolitan Education Leaders Network
MELN is a Metro ECSU Program formerly Metropolitan Principals'Academy (MPA). It is designed to assist leaders in education with continual development and renewal of skills and/or attitudes necessary to maximize the effectiveness of their leadership.
Welcome all Educational Leaders!
Since 1984, the Metropolitan Education Leaders Network (MELN) formerly Metropolitan Principals'Academy (MPA) has provided cutting edge programs to help leaders in education stay current with the rapidly evolving issues and resources in education today.
Metropolitan Education Leaders Network (MELN) is designed to assist leaders in education with continual development and renewal of skills and/or attitudes necessary to maximize the effectiveness of their leadership. Program components and activities are based on research findings in effective leadership and are determined by individual and group needs of participants.
Conference Room Rental
We offer state-of-the-art conference room rental services to both members and non-members. For more information go to the Conference Room Rental page.
Metro ECSU provides administrative services to its members in several areas. For more information go to the Administrative Services page.
Metro ECSU Publications
During the school year Metro ECSU offers the Annual Class Size Study, Composite Calendar for All Metro Districts and edNews. For more information go to the Metro ECSU Publications page.
Metro ECSU Online Registration
View all listings and events offered by Metro ECSU and register at our Event Calendar page.
Cooperative Purchasing Services
A wide variety of products are available with our program, the Cooperative Purchasing Connection. Vendor contracts are established through a formal bid process conducted by Minnesota Service Cooperatives (MSC).
Metro ECSU Membership
Active membership in Metro ECSU is open to each public school district which has chosen to join the cooperative by paying the appropriate membership fees. With membership districts can participate and vote in the governance of the co-op.More Information