The board president has the responsibility for managing meetings so that the board can conduct its business in an orderly manner.
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Board President Pre-Conference at Leadership Summit
Board President Orientation Video
BDDB Agendas No Consent
BDDB Agendas with Consent
BDDH Public Participation Allowed
BDDH Public Participation Not Allowed
MSBA Annual Leadership Team Calendar
Board Meeting Placemat
MSBA Chart of Relations
Parliamentary Procedure for School Boards
Ranking Motions Chart
Phrases Every Board President Should Know and Use
June 2017 Board President Preconference flyer
Supporting New Board Members Webinar Series
Shorten the time it takes for your new board members to become knowledgeable and productive members of your governance team! This webinar series is a great way for board presidents and superintendents to get tips for supporting your new board members throughout their first year of service on the school board. Each webinar will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will run approximately 45 minutes. One half (.5) CBM credit may be earned for each webinar. The link for each webinar will be sent by email the day before it is scheduled.
- March 21 – Key Information before the First Board Meeting (archived)
- May 9 – Building a Foundation within the First Few Months
- August 1 – Getting Down to Details in Months 5 through 8
- January 9 – Wrapping Up the First Year in Months 9 through 12
Each webinar will be recorded and archived within a week after the session. Subscribe to the entire series for $75 per district.
Documents & Resources
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Roles and Responsibilities
Parliamentary Procedure and Meetings
Missouri School Boards’ Association
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MSBA members receive access to a professional parliamentarian free of charge.