Listen, Learn and Lead!
Professional Development Opportunities for Missouri’s School Leaders in 2017.
Regional Meetings | April and May, 2017
Each spring, Regional Meetings are held in each of the seventeen regions to provide MSBA members with an opportunity to network, share ideas with peers, and learn about current issues. Encourage your new board members to attend!
You will hear about one of the following topics..
Missouri Behavioral Risk Assessment Team: More than Just Another “Fad” Initiative
• Why Teacher Equity Matters
• Student Discipline: Data and Legal Issues
• Preventing and Responding to Bullying
• Sharing Effective District Practices
Leadership Summit | June 2 - 4, 2017
Held in June each year, the Leadership Summit is MSBA’s summer conference with sessions to help sharpen your leadership skills. The summer delegate assembly focuses on platform statements. MSBA bylaw changes and election of MSBA officers. The conference is highlighted by an annual recognition banquet. This year’s meeting to be held at Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach.
Federal Relations Capitol Visit | June 27 - 30, 2017
Make plans to travel to Washington, D.C. to be part of Missouri’s Federal Relations Capitol Visit. The Federal Relations Capitol Visit provides an opportunity for local board members to have constituent contact with lawmakers at the federal level and to take an active role in championing issues that are important to Missouri public schools.
Registration Fee: $250 (Registration fee does not include hotel or travel expenses)
Accommodations: Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Rooms may be reserved at Hyatt Regency Washington under MSBA’s special group rate of $229 (rooms are subject to applicable taxes). Reservations must be made by May 26, 2017 in order to guarantee the MSBA rate.
Safe Schools & Colleges Conference | October 4 - 5, 2017
The Safe Schools and Colleges Conference is ideal for Safety Coordinators, School Resource Officers, Board Members, Superintendents, School Support Staff for K-12 and Higher Education. It focuses on school safety issues such as emergency planning, severe weather, cyber security, school climate and anti-bullying programs. Don’t miss the chance to network with colleagues and learn about new safety products and services at the exhibit hall.
View the agenda and keynote speakers.
Registration opens June 12.
Would you like to present at the conference this year? MSBA’s Center for Education Safety is requesting presentations for the conference. Email firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30, 2017.
Interested in exhibiting? View the Exhibitor Prospectus.
Annual Conference | October 5 - 8, 2017
MSBA’s Annual Conference in cooperation with the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) is the largest gathering of education leaders in the state. Come connect, learn and engage with hundreds of attendees, nationally recognized speakers, over 100 breakout sessions, a trade show and awards banquet. The fall delegate assembly convenes to adopt legislative resolutions.
Legislative Forum | February 13, 2018
Held in February each year, the Legislative Forum provides an opportunity to learn more about education issues likely to have an impact on your school district. MSBA’s lobbyists as well as guest speakers from the General Assembly and the educational community will discuss the latest education issues being debated in Jefferson City and the bills to watch during the legislative session. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with your local legislators at the Capitol. Join other school board members and administrators from districts throughout the state. Your advocacy is critical during the legislative session.
Conference & Registration
Phone: 573-445-9920, ext. 303