2018 Winter Institute

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Comfort Inn & Suites, Mt. Pleasant

Cost: $90 per half-day session; full-day registration of $180 includes lunch


Superintendents are encouraged to attend.

Also happening that weekend:

The Winter Institute is appropriate for school board members of all experience levels and school superintendents seeking to collaborate with school board members.


9 a.m. – noon

Building Great School Board/Superintendent Teams: A Systematic Approach to Balancing Roles and Responsibilities

To address urgent challenges and drive continuous improvement effectively, school board members, superintendents and school leaders must develop strong school board/superintendent teams. Come learn more about establishing a unified school leadership team that can efficiently meet demands, avoid conflict and respond to the ever-changing educational environment.

Presenter: Michael Adamson, Ed.D.
Director of Board Services, Indiana School Boards Association; Author, Building Great School Board—Superintendent Teams: A Systematic Approach to Balancing Roles and Responsibilities

Noon – 1 p.m.

Lunch (for all-day participants)

1 – 4 p.m.

The Cost of Doing it Right: A Deep Dive Into What Adequate Funding Means in Michigan

How much is enough? What is the cost of educating ALL of Michigan’s students? 2016’s adequacy study was just the beginning of answering these questions. Join colleagues for a deep dive into the new 2017 adequacy study. Get answers from the experts and be on the cutting edge of what this study means for Michigan.

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.