The Ohio School Boards Association invites all central office staff and school building administrative assistants and professionals to learn more about Google Forms, public records, the district policy manual, community engagement and navigating difficult relationships. Join us to exchange ideas and forge valuable connections with other administrative professionals from across the state.

Any questions about a session or the agenda? Please contact: Roni Dalchuk

In-person Registration is now Closed.
Virtual Registration is still available for those who wish to take the workshop.


Date Title Location
10/6/23 [In-Person] Administrative Professionals Workshop 8050 N HIGH ST COLUMBUS, OH 43235-6442
10/6/23 [Virtual] Administrative Professionals Workshop Webinar

Friday October 6, 2023

9:30 a.m.
10 a.m.
10:05 a.m.
Spotlight on public records
Jennifer A. Hardin, senior deputy director of legal services, Ohio School Boards Association

A properly managed public records program is critical to the operation of a school district. It can also be stressful to the district employees charged with managing it. This session will focus on important public records considerations and provide valuable resources, so you'll have more confidence managing records requests and retention schedules.

10:50 a.m.
10:55 a.m.
Google Forms
Carly Crain, technology supervisor, Tolles Career & Technical Center

Are you tasked with coordinating staff sign-ups, collecting information from parents, scheduling meeting times or surveying the community? In this session, learn efficient form creation, collaboration and data organization. Master advanced techniques like adding sections, creating pathways and getting pre-filled links to manage your data effectively and save yourself and your team precious time.

11:40 a.m.
Lunch & Networking
12:15 p.m.
Supporting the board policy development process
Kenna Haycox, deputy director of board and management services, Ohio School Boards Association

An OSBA policy consultant will guide attendees through best practices for policy management. Discover effective strategies for maintaining your district policy manual, including practical questions to take back to your district to customize these practices for your district's unique needs.

1 p.m.
1:05 p.m.
Relationships with the community
Kim Miller-Smith, senior student achievement consultant, Ohio School Boards Association

District and building level administrative professionals are community-facing employees who set the initial tone for present and future relationships. In this session, we will share tips for fostering an open and welcoming office and provide some pointers for managing and improving difficult relationships with members of the public.

2 p.m.