Summer Institute

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Hyatt Place Detroit/Novi & Suburban Collection Showplace 
46080 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374
Guest Room Rate: $149/night (does not include applicable taxes and fees) 
Cut-off: July 10, 2018

Cost: $90 each session or $180 for full day (includes lunch)

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9 – 9:15 a.m.
Morning Session Welcome
Don Wotruba, CAE, Executive Director, MASB

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Special Education
Teri Chapman, Director of Special Education, Michigan Department of Education

The current issues in Michigan related to special education that school board members need to be aware of and changes that may be coming up.

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
Changes to Student Assessments

The many changes that are happening with the assessments Michigan's students are expected to take and what board members should know about these changes.

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 – 11 a.m.
Transportation Trends and Tips
Mac Dashney, Executive Director, Association of Pupil Transportation

Transportation-related issues that school board members should be aware of from fleet issues to ensuring student safety on school buses.

11 – 11:30 a.m.
School Finance Issues and Options

Bonds and school finance options including how Michigan districts are faring in the bond market and factors boards should consider when making decisions for their districts.

11:30 a.m. – noon
Local ESSA Plans

Requirements of local school districts regarding local ESSA plans and what school board members need to be aware of.

Noon – 12:45 p.m.

12:45 – 12:50 p.m.
Afternoon Session Welcome
Don Wotruba, CAE, Executive Director, MASB

12:50 – 2:20 p.m.
Creating Safer Schools
John Warner, Emergency Planning Coordinator, Center for Education Safety

School safety is an important—and overwhelming—topic for school board members. In this timely session, a former law enforcement officer and school resource who now works with Missouri's Center for Education Safety will break down what's happening in school safety throughout the country and what school board members need to know and do to make their schools safer for students.

2:20 – 2:30 p.m.

2:30 – 4 p.m.
A Candid Conversation About School Safety
Larry Johnson, Executive Director, Public Safety/School Security, Grand Rapids Public Schools; Blake Prewitt, Superintendent, Lakeview School District; and John Warner, Emergency Planning Coordinator, Center for Education Safety

Join school safety experts and school district leaders for a candid conversation about what's working—and what isn't—in school safety.

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Billing Policy: A $25 fee will be added per attendee to any balance due as of the date of the class/event.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be in writing. A $25 cancellation fee will be charged for any and all cancellations. Substitutions are accepted in lieu of a cancellation. No refund one week from event.

MASB reserves the right to CANCEL all classes with fewer than 15 participants. Classes may be rescheduled due to weather. Registration and attendance at, or participation in MASB's conferences, CBAs and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to MASB's use and distribution of the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events.

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