The job of board secretary is critical to the success of any school district. A number of resources are designed to help board secretaries do this job more effectively and efficiently. Click on a section below.

2018 Practical Personnel Law Webinar Series

Spring is the time for districts to make personnel decisions and MSBA’s Practical Personnel Law Webinar Series is a great way for district staff to stay current on new laws and best practices. All programs begin at 1:00 and run approximately one hour.

January 23: Employment Contracts: Who Gets Them and What Should Be In Them?
Elliot Usher, MSBA Staff Attorney

January 30: How to Legally Hire, Renew, Non-renew or Terminate a Probationary Teacher
Amy Clendennen, Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C.

February 6: Employee Ethics and Conflict of Interest
Susan Goldammer, MSBA Associate Executive Director

February 20: Employee Sexual Misconduct: A Checklist of What To Do When an Employee is Accused
Aleksandra Rushing, Husch Blackwell LLP 

February 27: Texting, Social Media, and Employees
Scott Summers, MSBA Director of School Laws

Click on the link above to register for each webinar ($45) or
subscribe to the entire package for $180 here.

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Board Candidate Filing

Board Candidate filing for the April elections is fast approaching.  Make sure your district is prepared!  This archived webinar discusses candidate qualifications, filing procedures, personal financial disclosure statements, the board reorganization meeting and other legal and policy issues related to elections. This webinar is specifically designed for the superintendent, board secretary and other district employees responsible for candidate filing or answering candidate questions.

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Missouri School Boards’ Association
Phone: 573-445-9920
Phone: 800-221-6722
(toll free in MO)

Remember, you’ll need your MSBA login and password to access these member-only documents. If you forgot your password, email Eileen Woody, for assistance.