This free workshop describes the roles and responsibilities of school board service and requirements for running for a seat on a local board of education. This workshop will be led by two veteran OSBA staff members and include time for questions.

This session is for people who are thinking about running for their school board and current board of education members appointed to office who must now run for election.


9:30 a.m.
10 a.m.
Roles and responsibilities of school board members 101
Teri Morgan, deputy director of board and management services, OSBA
• What is OSBA? • The most difficult things to learn • Suggestions for candidates
11 a.m.
Legal aspects of running for the board
Jennifer A. Hardin, deputy director of legal services, OSBA
• Filing and forms • Introduction to campaign finance • Campaign do's and don'ts
12 p.m.