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2024 CBA Schedule

Plan Your Year Ahead!

MASB will be offering the following courses at our Institutes and the Annual Leadership Conference this year. Please note this schedule is subject to change.

NEW! We've recently introduced new specialty certifications that focus on advocacy, community relations and finance. You can view the requirements and start planning your course schedule accordingly.

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Fees: All classes are $99 each except for CBA 101 and Board Presidents Workshops, which are $198 each.

*Training qualifies for reimbursement by the Michigan Department of Education. School Districts may receive up to $100 per class per board member. 

 

100-level Courses

Board Member Certification (CBA) Course or Workshop

Winter Institute

Feb. 2 – 3
Virtual

Spring Institute

April 19 – 20
In Person

Summer Institute

Aug. 16 – 18
In Person

Annual Leadership Conference

Oct. 24 – 27
In Person

Board Presidents Workshop Part 1

 

 

 

 
Board Presidents Workshop Part 2

 

 

 

 
CBA 101: Fundamentals of School Board Service*

 

 

 

 

CBA 102: Governing Through Policy*

 

 

 

 

CBA 103: Basic School Finance*

 

 

 

 

CBA 104: Basic School Law*

 

 

 

 

CBA 105: Curriculum and Instruction*

 

 

 

 

CBA 106: Community Relations* 

 

 

 

CBA 107: Labor Relations* 

 

 

 

CBA 108: Navigating the Legislative Process* 

 

 

 

CBA 109: Data-Informed Decisionmaking* 

 

 

 

 

200-level Courses

Board Member Certification (CBA) Course or Workshop

Winter Institute

Feb. 2 – 3
Virtual

Spring Institute

April 19 – 20
In Person

Summer Institute

Aug. 16 – 18
In Person

Annual Leadership Conference

Oct. 24 – 27
In Person

CBA 213: Capital Planning for Your District*

 

 

 

 
CBA 214: Open Meetings Act*

 

  

 

CBA 215: Advanced School Finance*

 

  

 

CBA 223: Parliamentary Procedure*

 

  

 

CBA 224: Succession Planning*

 

  

 

CBA 226: Exercising Political Judgment   

 

 

CBA 227: Ethical Challenges* 
 
 

 

CBA 229: Reporting and Monitoring Organizational Performance*

 

  

 

CBA 232: Communicating Effectively in Difficult Times

 

 

 

 
CBA 246: Advanced Community Relations 

 

 

 

CBA 248: Teambuilding   

 

CBA 251: District Strategic Planning and Goal Setting*  

 

 

CBA 252: Media Relations

 

  

 

CBA 253: Board Operating Procedures* 

 

 

 

CBA 257: School District Safety and Security* 

 

  
CBA 258: Conflict Resolution—Techniques for School Boards*

 

  

 

CBA 259: Creating Trust: Key Ingredient in School Improvement*  

 

 
CBA 260: Public Speaking

 

   
CBA 261: Advocacy for Public Education

 

 

  
CBA 262: Spokesperson Training    

 

CBA 263: Collecting Feedback

 

 

 

 
CBA 264: Shaping Public Opinion  

 

 

NEW! CBA 265: Practical Advocacy  

 

 

CBA 274: Board Self-Evaluation for Continuous Improvement   

 

 

CBA 276: Board/Superintendent Relations*

 

  

 

CBA 278: Dealing With Difficult People  

 

 
CBA 290: Advanced School Law* 

 

  
CBA 297: Effective Board Meetings*  

 

 

CBA 298: Professional Learning Communities*  

 

 

 

300-level Courses

Board Member Certification (CBA) Course or Workshop

Winter Institute

Feb. 2 – 3
Virtual

Spring Institute

April 19 – 20
In Person

Summer Institute

Aug. 16 – 18
In Person

Annual Leadership Conference

Oct. 24 – 27
In Person

CBA 302: Understanding Assessments   

 

CBA 303: Overseeing the Superintendency*

 

  

 

NEW! CBA 308: A Guide to Understanding the Legislature   

 

CBA 310: Budget Anatomy and Shortfalls* 

 

 

 

CBA 315: Anatomy of an Audit Report*  

 

 

CBA 325: Leadership: Overcoming Obstacles

 

   
CBA 327: Ethics In Action 

 

 

 
CBA 335: Dealing With Board Member Turnover

 

   
CBA 341: Data Foundations

 

   
CBA 343: Teacher Effectiveness and Student Achievement 

 

  
CBA 344: High School and Beyond

 

   
CBA 345: Data Dashboards   

 

CBA 350: Generational Diversity for School Board Members  

 

 
CBA 360: ISDs/RESAs/RESDs/ESAs: What Can They Do for My District?

 

   
CBA 361: Grassroots Advocacy  

 

 

NEW! CBA 363: Leveraging Feedback   

 

CBA 365: Collaborative Conversations for Effective Decisionmaking 

 

  
CBA 370: Managing a Construction Project

 

  

 

CBA 375: Board Leadership: A Case Study Approach   

 

CBA 380: Effective Committee Structure* 

 

 

 
CBA 381: Focus on Student Achievement  

 

 

 

 

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