MSBA JOURNAL MAGAZINE

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President's Message: Have a Support System in Place for Your Incoming Board Members By Deborah Pauly, MSBA President

We Heard You, Loud and Clear … PIVOT! MSBA Planning Three-Day Virtual Leadership Conference in January 2021 Based on Member Survey By Kirk Schneidawind, MSBA Executive Director

LeaF Ahead: School Board Members Can Help Shape the Future of Education by Participating in the LeaF Initiative By Katie King, Director of Strategic Foresight Engagement at KnowledgeWorks, and Lucy Payne, Associate Professor at University of St. Thomas and Mahtomedi School Board Chair

The Broadband Gap Revisited: In the COVID-19 Era, Broadband is the Top Priority for Distance Learning By Marc Johnson, Director of ECMECC (East Central Minnesota Educational Cable Cooperative)

Bylaw Overhaul: MSBA Board of Directors Revises Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws By Kirk Schneidawind, MSBA Executive Director

Education 2060: The 40-Year Lens — A (Mostly) Optimistic View of Public Education’s Future By Matt Hillmann, Ed.D., Superintendent of Northfield Public Schools

Ask MSBA: Strategic Planning During Challenging Times By Gail Gilman, MSBA Director of Strategic Planning and Board Leadership

Minnesota Service Cooperatives Join Partnership to Help Schools Navigate COVID-19 By Shelly Maes, SWWC Regional Coordinator, SWWC Regional Support Team

Legal Update: MSBA Provides Amicus Curiae Briefs to Support Schools Involved in Court Cases By Terence Morrow, MSBA Director of Legal and Policy Services

The MSBA Journal includes school features, exploration of leadership issues and in-depth stories on education trends, showcases student art and contains a directory of vendors.