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.
We often get requests to offer a workshop on site at your district, ISD or CASBA. MASB is pleased to accommodate this type of request.
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.
There are more than 65 Board Member Certification (CBA) classes. View the descriptions here.
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.
MASB's advocacy site and action center.
Links and access to state-related legislative information.
Links and access to national-related legislative information.
Raise Your Voice
Looking for quick legislative information to help with your advocacy efforts?
Tools and Templates
For board members, superintendents and superintendent secretaries.
Examples of organizational meeting agendas, closed session minutes and more.
Find the Governance Standards, Students on Boards and the Bargaining Toolkits 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.
Many assessments and evaluations are required by law. Find information and tools here.
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.
The Revised School Code requires school boards to evaluate their superintendent's job performance annually as part of a comprehensive performance evaluation system that takes into account student growth data and requires certain additional
factors. MASB is pleased to provide this superintendent evaluation instrument based on the requirements of the Revised School Code.
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.
Michigan Council of School Attorneys
Assists attorneys representing boards of education in Michigan by providing information and practical advice on legal issues and questions of school law.
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Are you looking to reach school board members, superintendents and other education stakeholders? MASB offers advertising opportunities through several of its communication pieces:
MASB’s biweekly digital newsletter that is distributed via email to more than 6,000 school board members, superintendents, businesses, legislators and other education stakeholders.
MASB’s flagship print publication that is distributed to more than 5,000 school board members, superintendents, businesses, legislators and other education stakeholders three times a year.
MASB’s twice-a-month podcast where Executive Director Don Wotruba, CAE speaks with prominent education voices from across the nation on the current state of education in Michigan and nationwide.
MASB’s monthly video news program which helps our audience stay informed of the latest trends and issues facing public education.
MASB’s website (masb.org) targets school board members, superintendents, school administrators, legislators, policymakers, media and other education stakeholders.