New Board Member Institute, Board Member Certification Classes and Board President Workshop @ Kent ISD

Jan. 27 – 28, 2017

Location: Kent ISD Educational Service Center
2930 Knapp St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Cost: $90 each, except CBA 101 and the Board President Workshop are $180

Download and Complete This Registration Form

Suggested Hotel: Country Inn and Suites
3251 Deposit Dr
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

MASB does not have a secured block at this hotel. When making reservations, please ask for the “Kent ISD rate” to receive the discounted room rate of $119.99 (plus tax and applicable fees). When making online reservations, please use the following discount/group code: 89260.

Additional hotel options are:

Hampton Inn & Suites
433 Dudley Place NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Fairfield Inn & Suites 
3930 Stahl Dr SE 
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Please note that MASB does not have a block of rooms at these locations; they’re suggested properties based on location ONLY


Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • CBA 101: Fundamentals of School Board Service     
  • Board President Workshop    

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

  • CBA 104: Basic School Law
  • CBA 109: Board Governance for Data-Informed Decisionmaking
  • CBA 262: Spokesperson Training (limited to 16)

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

  • CBA 108: Navigating the Legislative Process
  • CBA 223: Parliamentary Procedure for Board Members
  • CBA 276: Board/Superintendent Relations

3:45 – 6:45 p.m.

  • CBA 102: Policy
  • CBA 106: Community Relations Leadership
  • CBA 214: Open Meetings Act            
  • CBA 297: Effective Board Meetings
  • CBA 381: Focus on Student Achievement—CANCELED

View CBA Class Descriptions Here.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • CBA 101: Fundamentals of School Board Service

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

  • CBA 103: School Finance and School Budget
  • CBA 107: Labor Relations
  • CBA 251: District Strategic Planning & Goal Setting
  • Fundamentals of Superintendent Evaluation: Part 1, MASB Superintendent Evaluation Training

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

  • CBA 105: Curriculum & Instruction
  • CBA 246: Advanced Community Relations
  • CBA 335: Dealing With Board Member Turnover—CANCELED
  • Fundamentals of Superintendent Evaluation: Part 2, Tool-Specific Training

View CBA Class Descriptions Here.

Generously Sponsored by Consumers Energy

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.

Download and Complete This Registration Form