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 2019 advocacy efforts and describe the 2020 legislative landscape and issues. A light supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 6 p.m. (except for the St. Paul meeting, which begins at 8:30 a.m.).

Walk-ins are welcome to attend any remaining meeting location!

Advocacy Tour Agenda

  • Sign-in and light pizza dinner (for evening meetings) | Note: St. Paul meeting has a morning start time
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Legislative update
  • Looking ahead to 2020

Advocacy Tour Schedule

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019

  • SWWC Service Cooperative, 1420 East College Drive, Suite 800A, Marshall
  • Minnesota School Boards Association, 1900 West Jefferson Avenue, St. Peter

5:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019

  • Lakes Country Service Cooperative, 1001 East Mount Faith Avenue, Fergus Falls
  • Sourcewell, 202 12th Street NE, Staples

5:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2019

  • Thief River Falls Public Schools, 101 Knight Avenue South, Thief River Falls

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019

  • Cloquet Public Schools, 302 14th Street, Cloquet
  • Resource & Training Solutions, 137 23rd Street, Sartell

5:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019

  • Independent School District 318, 820 NW 1st Avenue, Grand Rapids
  • Willmar Public Schools, 611 5th Street SW, Willmar

5:30 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Rochester Public Schools, 615 7th Street SW, Rochester

8:30 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019

  • League of Minnesota Cities, 145 University Avenue West, St. Paul