Presented by MSBA staff and state experts, Leadership Foundations — School Finance and Management: Phase II covers core topics such as the budget, school finance, local levies, policies, significant laws affecting school boards, collective bargaining, and personnel issues.

REGISTRATION: Access advance registration (Cost includes coffee, pastries and lunch.)

  • Advance registration: $190
  • Walk-in registration: $210

Student representative or mentors: $90 ($110 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 II Workshop will return in fall 2019.

MSBA Event Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Meeting Participants for Leadership Foundations — School Finance and Management: Phase II

(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 $80 ($50 for mentors).

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