OSBA's Board Leadership Institute (BLI) is an annual professional development event designed by board members for board members. It provides new and veteran board members across Ohio information to help them guide their districts forward. The two-day institute, April 28-29, 2023, is the only leadership development event in the state designed exclusively for school board members. 

BLI offers in-depth sessions taught by the leading experts on topics ranging from student achievement, finance and school law to legislative issues, curriculum and board development. 


The price to attend this two-day event is $290 if you register before March 1. After March 1, the registration fee is $315. Registration includes breakfast and lunch on both days and workshop materials from all of the sessions. Click to register 

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Keynote speakers - coming soon

Watch for an announcement of the Opening General Session and Closing Luncheon keynote speakers coming soon.  

Hotel information

Stay at the Hilton Columbus/Polaris for $147 per night if booked by April 4. Click to reserve your room or call (614) 885-1600 and mention OSBA. The hotel is located north of Columbus at 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, 43240.