Organizational Structure

The OSBA staff is organized in divisions charged with fulfiling the directions of the governing bodies. The responsibilities of each division are below.

Executive director's office
● member relations
● governance and regional activities
● liaison to other organizations
● National School Boards Association (NSBA) liaison
● Student Achievement Leadership Team
● Small School District Advisory Committee
● Thank-a-Boss program

Business and Finance
● accounting, finance and budgeting
● human resources, payroll and benefits
● insurance programs for school districts
● investments
● OSBA Insurance Agency LLC
● OSBA’s VISA strategic plan
● real estate and office management

Communication Services
Briefcase
● Capital Conference and Trade Show
● communication audits
● communication training
CommunicationPlus
Journal magazine
● marketing programs
● media relations
● OSBA eAlerts
● OSBA Media Honor Roll
● OSBA Web site
● printing and mailing
● public and media relations consulting
● publication production and sales
● school board recognition program
Success
● video conferences
● webinars
● workshop coordination

Legal Services
● Council of Urban Board Solicitors
● customized workshops
● Federal Regulations and Resources
● Legal Assistance Fund
● legal information consultation
● Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
School Law Summary

Legislative Services
● Annual Business Meeting of the OSBA Delegate Assembly
● Education Tax Policy Institute
Facts in a Flash
● Federal Relations Network
Kids PAC
● Legislative Platform Committee
● Legislative Report
● liaison for the Ohio Department of Education and State Board of Education
The Link
● state and federal lobbying

Management Services
● administrative salary and staffing analysis
● arbitration representation
● arbitrator referral service
● contract negotiations
● human resource management consulting
● job description and evaluation service
● labor relations consulting and training
● labor contract and proposal analysis
● negotiations impasse assistance
● Ohio Policy Reference Manual
● online policy conversion
● online policy manual hosting
● OSBA Black Caucus
● policy manual development, updating, auditing and consulting
● transportation consulting and services

School Board Services
● aspiring superintendent academy - résumé review, mock interviews and coaching
● Award of Achievement
● board candidate workshops
● board governance handbook service
● board self-evaluation
● Board Leadership Institute
● board president training
● board/superintendent relations
● board/treasurer relations
● Capital Conference curriculum
● Capital Conference Student Achievment Fair
● customized workshops
● ESC Leadership Academies
● management team retreats
● new board member training
● online administrator candidate assessment, the Achiever
● online survey service
● OSBA Book Club
● other administrative searches
● retreat planning and facilitation
● strategic planning
● superintendent and treasurer evaluations (OSES and OTRES)
● superintendent searches
● treasurer searches
● Urban School District Advisory Network