Learning to Lead — School Board Basics: Phase I is for newly elected or appointed school board members. This workshop helps new board members hit the ground running. Phase I covers the role of the school board, the role of the superintendent, the leadership team relationship, and common scenarios facing new board members.

REGISTRATION: Access advance registration

  • Advance registration: $110
  • Walk-in registration: $120

Student representative or mentors: $65 ($75 for walk-ins) | A "mentor" is a superintendent or board member who has previously attended this workshop, and must accompany a first time board member or student representative.

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The Phase I Workshop will return in fall 2019.

MSBA Event Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Meeting Participants for Learning to Lead — School Board Basics: Phase I

(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 of $50.

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