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Board Leadership Institute
Where: Hilton Polaris, Columbus
Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | 9:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017 | 8:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: $255.00
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The Hilton Columbus/Polaris will be the site of this comprehensive Friday-Saturday institute. The hotel is located at 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240. Use this link to make online reservations: http://links.ohioschoolboards.org/36593/ Or call (614) 885-1600 and mention OSBA to get a rate of $131 for a single or double room. Room reservations must be made by March 31, 2017 to receive the special rate.

Questions? Visit http://www.ohioschoolboards.org/professional-development-policies

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017
8 a.m.
Registration and breakfast
9:15 a.m.
Opening general session
Paolo DeMaria, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
10:45 a.m.
Student achievement breakout sessions
• Using Ohio's school report cards to inform strategic planning
• Personalized, blending learning – what's it all about?
• Poverty's impact on student achievement
12 p.m.
Networking luncheon
Luncheon sponsored by CompManagement
1:15 p.m.
Finance breakout sessions
• How to levy and remain popular
• What treasurers hope board members know about the five-year forecast
• Medicaid in schools – recent developments and the impact on your district
2:45 p.m.
Critical issues breakout sessions
• Start Talking – an update on drugs in schools
• Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 school-funding overview
• Budgets, boards and alternative interpretations – how new legislation affects your district
4 p.m.
Adjourn for the day
Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017
7:30 a.m.
Buffet breakfast
8:15 a.m.
Board development breakout sessions
• You can lead a horse to water – strategies to keep moving forward when others don't follow the rules
• Circle the wagons
• Conflict resolution for board members
9:45 a.m.
Leadership breakout sessions
• Budgets, boards and alternative interpretations – how new legislation affects your district
• Staff discipline – accountability is hard work – do it anyway
• The opioid epidemic
11:15 a.m.
Hot topics breakout sessions
• Understanding the warning signs of suicide – how schools can respond
• Serving transgender, foster, homeless and English learner students – panel discussion
• Ethics 2.1 – an advanced overview
12:30 p.m.
Closing luncheon with Ohio Rep. Robert R. Cupp
Luncheon sponsored by CompManagement Health Systems Inc.