MSBA Advocacy Tour


The MSBA Advocacy Tour brings together members to discuss policy and funding issues that are impacting their school districts.

During this tour, ideas are generated for MSBA’s legislative agenda. Access MSBA's Legislative Policies.

The MSBA Government Relations staff will review the 2020 advocacy efforts and describe the 2021 legislative landscape and issues — including political landscape, policy issues, management issues, budget issues/factors, and what we see happening next.

Please see the Advocacy Tour schedule below.

MEETING REGISTRATION: Email invitations with all the Zoom meeting registration links have been sent to all MSBA members.

If you can't locate your email meeting invitation, please contact MSBA's Bruce Lombard at blombard@mnmsba.org.

Virtual Advocacy Tour Schedule

MEETING REGISTRATION: Email invitations with all the Zoom meeting registration links were sent to all MSBA members. If you can't locate your email invitation, please contact MSBA's Bruce Lombard at blombard@mnmsba.org.

Find your school district's MSBA Director District

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | Central Minnesota School Districts (MSBA Director Districts 9-10)

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Northern Minnesota School Districts (MSBA Director Districts 11-12)

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Metro Minnesota School Districts (MSBA Director Districts 4-8 and 13)

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Catch-All — This session is available for all MSBA members, regardless of their geographical location.

7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Southern Minnesota School Districts (MSBA Director Districts 1-3)

Submit Legislative Resolutions by September 25

MSBA members are encouraged to propose resolutions to the Delegate Assembly for the 2021 legislative session. Your resolutions are the first step to developing the MSBA’s official positions on important educational issues. Each resolution is researched, vetted and voted on by the membership at the Delegate Assembly. Once adopted, these policies guide the MSBA Government Relations team as they represent you at the Legislature. Resolutions should cover any education topic of significant statewide concern and address desired legislative outcomes. Resolutions are not legislation. If you, or your school board, has a suggestion for a resolution, please access this Microsoft Form link to submit your idea(s). Or submit a resolution through a Word document. Please submit your legislative resolutions no later than Friday, September 25, 2020. See the resolution-related articles from the September-October 2018 Journal magazine for more information.