The Weekend Features:

  • Summer Institute
  • CBA Classes
  • Board Presidents Workshop
  • Advanced Board Presidents Workshop

Summer Institute

Join us for this summer's unique learning opportunity!

Aug. 16 – 18, 2019
Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire

Sessions topics to come!

Download the Registration Form

Friday Learning Opportunities

Summer Institute
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $90 each session or $180 full day (includes lunch)

Schedule

9 a.m. – noon
AM Session

Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch

1 – 4 p.m.
PM Session

Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes
Cost: $90 each

Your Takeaways
Board member certification classes offer you a way to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on education issues and earn credits toward your school board member certification. Each class has its own description and learning objectives that can be viewed here.

Friday Classes
6 – 9 p.m.
CBA 105: Curriculum and Instruction
CBA 257: School District Safety and Security
CBA 261: Advocacy for Public Education
CBA 276: Board/Superintendent Relations
CBA 342: Data First: Foundations 2

Saturday Learning Opportunities

Board Member Certification Classes
Cost: $90 each except CBA 101 ($180)

Your Takeaways
Board member certification classes offer you a way to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on education issues and earn credits toward your school board member certification. Each class has its own description and learning objectives that can be viewed here.

8:30  – 11:30 a.m.
CBA 102: Policy
CBA 227: Ethical Challenges
CBA 345: Data Dashboards for Board Members

8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
CBA 101: Fundamentals of School Board Service

12:15 – 3:15 p.m.
CBA 214: Open Meetings Act
CBA 274: Board Self-Evaluation for Continuous Improvement
CBA 310: Anatomy of a School Budget

3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
CBA 106: Community Relations Leadership
CBA 260: Public Speaking
CBA 365: Collaborative Conversations for Effective Decisionmaking
CBA 375: Board Leadership: A Case Study Approach
SE2: MASB Superintendent Evaluation: Tool-Specific Training

Board Presidents Workshop
8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $180

Your Takeaways
You will walk away from this workshop with a much better understanding of the unique role and responsibilities of the board president position. This role is so much more than presiding over meetings.

The information provided by the instructor, coupled with the interaction with other board presidents from across the state, provides a framework for learning that you can take home and immediately put into practice. From the unique relationship with the superintendent to acting as the board spokesperson—the awareness gained as a result of attending is priceless!

Sunday Learning Opportunities

Board Member Certification Classes
Cost: $90 each

Your Takeaways
Board member certification classes offer you a way to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on education issues and earn credits toward your school board member certification. Each class has its own description and learning objectives that can be viewed here.

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
CBA 103: School Finance and School Budget
CBA 264: Shaping Public Opinion About Public Education
CBA 278: Dealing With Difficult People
CBA 287: Surviving Budget Shortfalls

12:15 – 3:15 p.m.
CBA 107: Labor Relations
CBA 248: Teambuilding
CBA 251: Strategic Planning and Goal Setting
CBA 253: Board Operating Procedures

Advanced Board Presidents Workshop
8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $180

Your Takeaways
As a follow-up to the Board President Workshop, deepen your knowledge of this role through an interactive class that features best practices and real-life strategies addressing some of the specific challenges you as the Board President may face as you lead your team.

Hotel Information

Information to Come

Registration Policy

Coordinate all registrations through your district office. One registration form per participant. Registrations are appreciated at least seven days before an event. Classes are filled in the order that completed registrations are received at MASB. You’ll receive an email confirming your registration. MASB reserves the right to CANCEL any classes.

Programming canceled by MASB may be rescheduled or delivered via electronic means due to weather or those who cancel due to health/safety-related concerns.

Confirmations are generated upon receipt of your registration by MASB. If you don’t receive a confirmation within five business days, please contact Mary McCarthy at mmccarthy@masb.org.

Registration and attendance at, or participation in MASB’s conferences, Board Member Certification Classes and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to MASB’s use and distribution of the attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, electronic reproduction and audio of such events.

Guest and Meal Policies

MASB makes every effort to keep costs for programs and services as reasonable as possible for members. To help with that effort, and out of respect for all of our registered attendees, we ask that you please understand the following:

  • All meal functions are for registered attendees ONLY
  • All registered attendees should have their conference name badge on during all scheduled functions
  • Meals provided by MASB are to be consumed in the designated meeting space identified for that portion of the programming
  • Food and beverage items are not permitted to leave the meal function room unless already agreed upon by MASB staff
  • Guests are required to be preregistered by a Conference Registrant in order to participate in conference programming and meal events
  • A guest is defined as a spouse, significant other, family member or friend of a Conference Registrant
  • School board members and school district staff are not eligible to register as “guests”
  • Guests are not eligible for education credit or SCECHs
  • Guests will receive and MUST wear their conference badge at all times while attending conference events.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be given for cancellations received within seven days of the event. Cancellations prior to this date will be charged a $25 cancellation fee. Substitutions may be made in lieu of cancellation. All cancellations must be in writing. Walk-ins accepted on a per space availability.

Special Accommodations

Registrations requiring special accommodations and specific dietary considerations should contact Angel Davis at 517.327.5926 or adavis@masb.org at least seven days prior to the class/event you plan to attend.