Events

Coffee and Conversation (virtual)

During this stressful time, it easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed. Support from other school board members, who are experiencing many of the same issues as you, can be invaluable. Listening to and talking with your school board colleagues — and sharing what’s working and what’s not — is the…

Phase II: Leadership Foundations — School Finance and Management (Virtual)

Presented by MSBA staff and state experts, Leadership Foundations — School Finance and Management: Phase II covers core topics such as the budget, school finance, local levies, policies, significant laws affecting school boards, collective bargaining, and personnel issues This is a two day virtual workshop: Part A – Saturday, December 11,…

New Board Member Conversation

You are invited to join MSBA staff for a series of monthly virtual “New Board Member Conversation” meetings. These meetings for new school board members are held the third Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Please bring your questions and suggestions! These meetings present an opportunity for…

Coffee and Conversation (virtual)

During this stressful time, it easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed. Support from other school board members, who are experiencing many of the same issues as you, can be invaluable. Listening to and talking with your school board colleagues — and sharing what’s working and what’s not — is the…

Phase I: Learning to Lead – School Board Basics (In-Person)

Hilton Minneapolis 1001 S Marquette Ave South, Minneapolis, MN

Learning to Lead — School Board Basics: Phase I is for newly elected or appointed school board members. This workshop helps new board members hit the ground running. Phase I covers the role of the school board, the role of the superintendent, the leadership team relationship, and common scenarios facing new…

Phase II: Leadership Foundations — School Finance and Management (In-Person)

Hilton Minneapolis 1001 S Marquette Ave South, Minneapolis, MN

Presented by MSBA staff and state experts, Leadership Foundations — School Finance and Management: Phase II covers core topics such as the budget, school finance, local levies, policies, significant laws affecting school boards, collective bargaining, and personnel issues Workshop fees: $210 for advance registration ($230 for late registrants) Mentor* fees: $100 for advance…

Early Bird: Inclusive School Board Leadership (In-Person)

Convention Center 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Inclusive School Board Leadership engages school board members to consider their role in creating equitable and inclusive learn environments. Ensuring a district-wide sense of value and belonging requires that all school board members have the tools they need to provide inclusive recommendations, make inclusive decisions and achieve equitable success in…

Early Bird: When Board Meetings Go Sideways (In-Person)

Convention Center 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Public school boards are facing more instances of public incivility, interruptions of meetings and problems when citizens don’t follow courtesies for open forum. Learn some strategies for keeping your board meetings on point and walk through some small group scenarios on handling difficult situations at board meetings. This workshop will…

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