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Be a governance superhero!

Don your cape and spring into action at the 2024 OSBA Board Leadership Institute. This annual professional development event provides new and veteran board members across Ohio with information to help them guide their districts forward. The two-day institute is the only leadership development event in the state designed exclusively for school board members. 

Join us May 3-4 to get the high-powered training you need to become a governance superhero! View the 2024 Board Leadership Institute brochure for the complete agenda and registration details.


The registration fee is $350. Registration includes breakfast and lunch on both days and workshop materials from all sessions. Click to register 

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Hotel information

Stay at the Hilton Columbus/Polaris for $166 per night. Reservations must be made by April 11, 2024, directly with the hotel using the following link: https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/cmhpohf-90n-afd47e93-1de4-4b20-b014-99d3e503eed3/

Contact the hotel at (614) 885-1600. The hotel is located north of Columbus at 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, 43240.

Enjoy two high-flying keynote sessions

The Opening General Session on Friday, May 3, features Ohio Department of Education and Workforce Director Stephen D. Dackin, who will discuss "Empowering heroes: Anticipating the future of Ohio's students."

The Closing Luncheon includes a presentation by OSBA's legislative team. Get up to speed on the latest legislative developments during their session, "Key issues at the Statehouse."

Earn credit toward the OSBA Training Award

Board members earn 20 credits for the OSBA Training Award through their attendance at BLI. Board members who earn 200 points within a three-year period will be recognized.