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Join policy experts from OSBA and Neola for a foundational overview of the importance of effective policy implementation, best practices for governing through policy and how to evaluate the impact on student success. Learn how to move from a compliance view of policies to a student achievement focus? We will review the top 10 policies that impact student achievement and provide practical next steps for you to evaluate your district's policies and policy process.

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This webinar covers how to use the latest test results as a benchmark for your district. Learn what the current academic achievement data reveals and how to use that information to move your district forward.

$50

For public employees, including public school teachers and staffers, social media represents special challenges, special opportunities and special risks. Accessibility, information-sharing and gauging public interest are easier and more convenient than ever before. As are the opportunities to criticize, organize opposition and spread misinformation. And when a crisis hits, it will play out on social media. This Coffee Chat helps participants understand the influence of social media – and how it’s only going to grow. Best practices for public school employees on private social media pages. And how we can all help limit the spread of fake news.

Speaker: Thom Fladung, managing partner, Hennes Communications

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This Coffee Chat focuses on Current Electric Market Conditions and Market Trends expected in 2023 and beyond. This info session will assist Treasurers and Superintendents in:
*Navigating Current Electric Markets.
*Forecasting where Electric Markets are headed.
*Identifying Ways You District Can Save Money by Minimizing Costs..

Speaker: Mark R. Frye, President, Palmer Energy

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Research suggests that effective school boards, in collaboration with district leadership, monitor progress toward achieving district goals and act when progress is not evident. Have you ever wondered how the board should ensure progress toward student achievement? The answer: Ask good questions.

$50

This session will provide insights on how best to advocate for legislation on behalf of your community interests. Also, we will tackle the issues facing our school communities that need to be advocated for on behalf of all students.

$50

Explore the importance of strong fiscal policies and management for district operations. Attendees will learn best practices for fiscal policy management and how to understand and use data that hold spending decisions accountable. This educational and practical session will provide essential knowledge and practical next steps you can apply for effective fiscal operations.

$50

This webinar defines vision, mission, core values and goals to help your board understand the difference between accountability and responsibility as they relate to the district’s strategic plan and board governance. Learn how the relationship between the board and administrative team is crucial to success. This workshop provides simple ways strategic planning can immediately increase your board’s effectiveness.

$50

Strong board governance includes superintendent and treasurer evaluations. These have both legal and institutional components. This webinar focuses on these aspects of the evaluation process, which board members often overlook. This presentation will give you a fresh perspective on best practices related to the whys and hows of superintendent and treasurer evaluations.

$50

This webinar covers five things all leadership team members should know about transportation. In addition, we will answer the most commonly asked transportation questions and discuss transportation laws that are imperative to know and understand.

$50

This webinar will help you understand terminology and give a base understanding of property and income taxation.

$50

Reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol training is the responsibility of all employers who manage drivers with commercial driver's licenses (CDLs) to ensure their staff is trained. OSBA's training is tailored specifically to school district needs. Completion of this course meets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration U.S. Department of Transportation (FMCSA) requirements.

$50

A review of how schools have been funded with a look at what may happen in coming years.

$50

This webinar will cover the budget timeline and process; review total education budget; the overall structure of the funding formula and state vs. local share; and the FY22-23 Budget.

$50

Learn what a Five-Year Forecast is and is not. The importance of Line 6.01 will be discussed as well as the key lines and trends in the forecast.

$50

This webinar, appropriate for board members and administrators, will discuss the legal requirements associated with superintendent and treasurer evaluations as well as strategies and best practices to align and prioritize performance objectives to district goals. You'll also learn the value and benefits of board self-evaluation, which is aligned with stated goals and objectives.

$50