Bruce Lombard

The MSBA Third Thursday Webinar Series resumes 1 p.m. Thursday, October 20, 2022, with “Building a Strong Board Foundation: Mentoring.” Whether you are a newly elected school board member or have served as a school board member for years, mentoring is a practical common-sense approach to create meaningful and positive…

The Consortium of State School Boards Associations (COSSBA) is accepting presentation proposals for its inaugural national conference to be held at the Tampa Bay Convention Center on March 31-April 2, 2023. The submission deadline is Monday, October 3, 2022. Click here to view the presentation proposal criteria and to access…

(Recorded: September 15, 2022) “Hot Legal Topics” Webinar Minnesota attorney Tim Sullivan and Terence Morrow (MSBA Director of Legal and Policy Services) discuss Minnesota’s new law on edible cannabinoid products and MSBA’s recently updated policies. Sullivan, a shareholder of Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney, is an experienced lawyer who discusses the…

For most of the last month, federal legislators have spent their time working outside of Capitol Hill, many in home states and districts, as part of Congress’ annual August recess. Lawmakers are expected to return next week with a busy agenda in front of them. With the federal fiscal year…

MSBA is a founding member of the Consortium of State School Boards Associations (COSSBA). COSSBA is a nonpartisan, national alliance dedicated to sharing resources and information to support, promote and strengthen state school boards associations. Visit https://www.cossba.org to learn about COSSBA.

The Consortium of State School Boards Associations (COSSBA) has scheduled a Federal Advocacy Webinar at 11 a.m. (CDT) on Thursday August 18. The webinar will focus on Proposed Title IX regulations and their impact on education in the United States. Participation is complimentary but limited to the first 1,000 COSSBA…

Earlier in July, the United States Department of Education announced $68 million in grants to support students through Full-Service Community Schools programs. Key Highlights: 1. FY2022 Grant Competition Brief Overview (a brief summary of the FSCS program regulations and application requirements) 2. Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply (NIA): August…

(Recorded: Thursday, July 21, 2022) Get on Board – Tips and Timelines for School Board Candidates Webinar Thinking about running for a school board election seat? Interested in the work of public school boards? MSBA’s Greg Abbott runs through an orientation of the campaign process and how school board members’…

COSSBA Federal Newsletter – June 20, 2022 Budget and appropriations Last week, a group of bipartisan senators met daily to hammer out the details of a deal on gun control measures reached the previous Sunday. By week’s end, optimism on getting a bill to President Joe Biden’s desk by July…

COSSBA Federal Newsletter – June 13, 2022 Budget and appropriations Last week, lawmakers focused on issues outside of the annual appropriations process and sweeping competitiveness legislation. The House addressed gun violence via an Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the need to address what the panel called “the gun violence…

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