MESPA Institute is still on despite the weather! Travel safely and we will see you there! Join us for the professional development event of the year! On February 6-8, 2019, you will be joined by 450+ of your colleagues for an incredible experience. With presentations from EIGHT incredible thought leaders, more than 25 sessions rooted in mental health, innovation, education equity, and leadership development, MESPA Speaks performances by your own colleagues, a Makerspace and Therapy Dog Showcase, an Unconference in which you guide your own learning, and 80+ education-based exhibits, how could you go wrong?

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Thursday, February 7 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
mesPAW Therapy Dog Showcase Block 1

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Come learn from North Star Therapy Animals and a few practicing principals and school staff about the benefits therapy animals can bring to your school community at the mesPAW Therapy Dog Showcase! Also, learn what it take to become a therapy animal team. Plus, pet some puppies, of course!

Find out more about North Star Therapy Animals at northstartherapyanimals.org.

Thursday February 7, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CST
Veranda Room in Exhibit Hall