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Want to Score Free Admission to MASB's 2014 Annual Leadership Conference?

Enter MASB's new video contest, "Why I'm a Board Member" to win!

It’s simple. Just create a video lasting no more than 30 seconds about why you’re a board member. Use your smartphone to film it. Then submit it to us through our Facebook page, emailing webmaster@masb.org or tweeting us @MASB using the hashtags #WhyImABoardMember and #MASBAnnual2014.

MASB staff will select the top entries and then the public will vote on the winner through a bracket-style tournament on social media.

Don’t have a smartphone? Have a friend or relative record your video for you.

Don’t miss this opportunity to secure free admission to this year’s Annual Leadership Conference—not to mention bragging rights over fellow board members and colleagues.

The submission deadline is Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact MASB at webmaster@masb.org or by calling 517.327.5900.

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Board Member Awards Program

The Board Member Awards Program, with basic certification as its cornerstone, was developed in 1990 with input from both veteran Michigan school board members and representatives from higher education and state administrator organizations. Its goal is to enhance the ability of school boards to improve Michigan public schools and the achievement of 1.6 million Michigan students.

All 2013 tallysheets have been entered; check your transcript and let us know if you have any questions by contacting the Leadership Services Department.

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The Aug. 5, 2014 Headlines featured articles on:

  • Kathy Hayes to Retire in 2015 After More Than 16 Years at MASB
  • Michigan Merit Curriculum Changes Signed Into Law
  • Annual Leadership Conference Speaker Lineup Taking Shape

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