MASB offers virtual, in-person and hybrid events throughout the year.
MASB is pleased and excited to offer classes to districts that can be done at an individual's own pace.
The Certified Boardmember Awards Program offers school board leaders a way to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on educational issues and earn recognition for development as a school board member.
Members have access to all publications, podcasts and videos.
MASB is proud to offer trainings throughout the year. We often get requests to offer a custom workshop on site at your district, ISD or CASBA.
Local districts may be reimbursed up to $100 per course for individual board members receiving training intended to develop and enhance board member knowledge of school operations and education law.
New Specialty Certifications
We've introduced new specialty certifications that focus on advocacy, community relations and finance. Gain a comprehensive understanding in these crucial areas and enhance your ability to serve your district and community effectively.
Advocacy and Legislation
The MASB Board of Directors approved these priorities for the 2023-2024 legislative session. These priorities will guide the work of the Government Relations staff.
Links and access to state-related legislative information.
Links and access to national-related legislative information.
MASB's advocacy site and action center.
Sign Up for Alerts
Sign up now to receive our legislative updates and alerts, including the News From the Capitol eNewsletter. Stay informed and stay connected to enhance your advocacy efforts!
Tools and Templates
For board members, superintendents and superintendent secretaries.
Find the Governance Standards, Students on Boards and the Bargaining Toolkits here.
MASB's Get On Board campaign aims to recruit civic-minded individuals who are passionate about enhancing education for every student. If you are interested in giving back to the community, school board service might be the right opportunity.
Many assessments and evaluations are required by law. Find information and tools here.
Effective policies are at the core of successful school district governance. Maintaining policies that reflect both local oversight and ever-changing state and federal laws is an enormous task.
Examples of organizational meeting agendas, closed session minutes and more.
Looking to raise additional money for your district? That's not the only reason why you should have a school foundation.
An opportunity to build community awareness and understanding about the crucial role an elected board of trustees assumes in a representative democracy.
2024 Candidate's Guide to School Board Elections
If you or someone you know is interested in giving back to the community, school board service might be the right opportunity for you. To assist you, we have created a free and comprehensive toolkit with numerous helpful resources. Alongside
our online resources, we also invite you to attend our virtual townhall events.
Finding the right superintendent for your district isn’t easy. MASB’s Executive Search Services helps boards of education with this important process.
Financial incentive services for school districts available as part of MASB membership.
Access available to cost-effective insurance programs as part of MASB membership.
MASB is excited about our partnership with Neola to offer uniform school policies and guidelines to better serve all Michigan school districts.
MASB’s experienced legal counsel provides board members and superintendents information regarding current school law, recent court decisions and Attorney General opinions.
Providing high-quality labor relations services to Michigan's public schools without the high charges of profit-oriented firms.
Assists districts with collecting and analyzing data, presenting data and identifying opportunities for improvement.
Helps defray costs of districts experiencing financial hardship or that see costs as a deterrent to accessing MASB services or events.
A comprehensive online resource for employee relations and contract and negotiation data for school districts in the state of Michigan.
Search all available education and open superintendent/administrative positions.
Selecting Your Next, Great Superintendent
Finding the right superintendent for your district isn’t easy. MASB’s Executive Search Services helps boards of education overcome the challenges of searching for a new superintendent by leveraging the full breadth of the Association’s resources.
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