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2016 Legislative Conference
May 31, 2016, Lansing Center

ESSA and the Impact on Your District, Lisa Hansknecht, Oakland Schools

The Legislative Policy Agenda in Lansing, Brad Biladeau, MASA Associate Executive for Government Relations and Aaron Keel, MASB Assistant Director for Government Relations

The School Aid Budget: What Numbers Can You Expect This Year?, Bob Dwan, MSBO Associate Executive Director

Transgender Students, Title IX and District Policies Outline—Joel Gerring, MASB Assistant Legal Counsel

Transgender Students, Title IX and District Policies Presentation—Joel Gerring, MASB Assistant Legal Counsel

2016 Labor Relations Conference
Feb. 26, 2016, Radisson Hotel, Lansing

Negotiations 2016: Strategies for the Upcoming Bargaining Season—John Gierak and Joseph Urban, Clark Hill, PLC

10 Things You Should Know About the Affordable Care Act—Brian Flowerday, Chief Administrator of Employee Benefit Services, SET SEG School Insurance Specialists

Bargaining Basics—Kacie Kefgen, MASB Assistant Director of Labor Relations and Legal Services

Do’s and Don’ts of Contract Language—Joel Gerring, MASB Assistant Legal Counsel

Employment Law Update—Brad Banasik, MASB Legal Counsel

Negotiation Case Study: Bargaining in a Deficit District—Dr. Rod Green, MASB Labor Relations Consultant

Negotiation Case Study: From Preliminary Talks to Fact Finding—Joel Gerring, MASB Assistant Legal Counsel

Update on Michigan Employment Relations Commission Cases—Brad Banasik, MASB Legal Counsel

Effective Grievance Handling and Arbitration Strategies—Raymond Davis, Thrun Law Firm, PC

2015 Legislative Conference
March 3, 2015, Lansing Center, Lansing

Status of Assessments in Michigan—Andy Middlestead, Michigan Department of Education

The School Aid Budget: What Numbers Can You Expect This Year?—Lisa Hansknecht, Oakland Schools and Bethany Wicksall, House Fiscal Agency

2015 Labor Relations Conference
Feb. 27, 2015, Lansing Center, Lansing

The Do’s and Don’ts of Contract Language—Tom Smith, MASB Labor Relations Consultant

Communication During the Bargaining Process—Chris Davis, Executive Director, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Traverse City Area Public Schools

Preparing for Bargaining: Compiling and Presenting the Data: Presentation and Outline—Joel Gerring, MASB Assistant Legal Counsel

MERC Update—Kacie Kefgen, MASB Assistant Director of Labor Relations and Legal Services

Negotiating Legal RequirementsBrad Banasik, MASB Legal Counsel

Assembling Your Team—Rod Green, MASB Labor Consultant