Charter School Board Member Training

MSBA CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP

The MSBA Charter School Board Workshop offers all three state-required training components for charter school board members: Board Governance, Financial Matters, and Employment Matters.

The MSBA Charter School Board Workshop scheduled for March 10, 2018, in St. Peter has been CANCELED. The next Charter School Board Workshop will be offered Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park.

REGISTRATION: Advance registration for the August 2018 workshop will be available this summer.

  • $185 for MSBA Charter Associates | $250 for non-MSBA Charter Associates

CONTACT: Sandy Gundlach | 800-324-4459 | sgundlach@mnmsba.org

BUILDING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE SCHOOL BOARD TEAM: PHASE III WORKSHOP

Building a High-Performance School Board Team: Phase III focuses on methods of decision-making, stages of board development, navigating board dynamics, small-group interactions with school board video scenarios, and the MSBA School Board Self-Evaluation.

WORKSHOP AGENDA: Access the Phase III workshop agenda.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 — Holiday Inn Express Bemidji, 2422 Ridgeway Avenue NW, Bemidji
Advance registration closes April 6.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 — Best Western Plus Kelly Inn, 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud
Advance registration closes April 6.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 — Southwest Service Cooperative, 1420 East College Drive, Marshall
Advance registration closes April 10.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 — Minnesota School Boards Association, 1900 West Jefferson Avenue, St. Peter
Advance registration closes April 16.

REGISTRATION: Access the workshop registration form.

  • $185 for advance registration | $205 for walk-in registrants

REPRESENTING YOUR COMMUNITY THROUGH POLICY AND ENGAGEMENT: PHASE IV WORKSHOP

Representing Your Community Through Policy and Engagement: Phase IV focuses on in-depth discussions and examples of a board member’s role as a policymaker and interactive small-group sessions that walk through an actual community engagement activity. Also, this workshop will have a segment on dealing with the media and public forums.

WORKSHOP AGENDA: Access the Phase IV workshop agenda.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 — Holiday Inn Express Bemidji, 2422 Ridgeway Avenue NW, Bemidji
Advance registration closes April 6.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2018  Minnesota School Boards Association, 1900 West Jefferson Avenue, St. Peter
Advance registration closes April 16.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018  Best Western Plus Kelly Inn, 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud
Advance registration closes April 13.

REGISTRATION: Access the workshop registration form.

  • $185 for advance registration | $205 for walk-in registrants

MSBA OFFICERS' WORKSHOP FOR BOARD CHAIRS/VICE-CHAIRS, CLERKS AND TREASURERS

The Officers' Workshop is focused on board officers’ responsibilities and basics/fundamentals of laws affecting school boards. Elected board officers, superintendents and staff who support the board are encouraged to attend.

Note: This is not a required training, nor does it provide credit toward any training mandated for charter school board members.

WORKSHOP AGENDA: Access the Officers' Workshop agenda.

REGISTRATION: The Officers' Workshop will return in February 2019.

  • $185 for advance registration | $205 for walk-in registrants 

MSBA Event Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Meeting Participants:

(1) If a pre-registered participant cancels any time prior to the date registration closes, MSBA will fully refund the registration fee.

(2) If a pre-registered participant cancels between the date registration closes until the time the MSBA-sponsored event/activity begins, he/she will be charged an administration fee.

(3) Once an event/activity begins, all registrants are responsible for the full registration fee.