This webinar will provide information school board candidates need to run a successful campaign. The first half hour will focus on board roles and responsibilities and the second half hour will cover campaign finance and legal issues. This is an online condensed version of the Board Candidate Workshops.

Webinar participants will also receive a copy of Candidate: A practical guide to running for school board book as part of the registration fee.

$50

This webinar is 80 minutes in length.

Sexual harassment creates an intolerable environment for employees and exposes employers to liability and negative public perception. This webinar, which is geared toward school district superintendents and other administrators, will discuss creating and maintaining a culture that promotes respect and lawful behavior and encourages compliance and anti-retaliation in your schools and among your employees.

$100

This webinar is 90 minutes in length.

Crowdfunding refers to online fundraisers that help teachers and schools solicit donations of money and supplies to enhance classrooms and enrich the education of their students. Crowdfunding can be tremendously beneficial but also can pose some risks. Join OSBA, DonorsChoose.org and an Ohio school district for an in-depth look at the Ohio auditor of state office's recent guidance and OSBA's model policy on crowdfunding; suggestions for best practices and practical tips; and a review of the DonorsChoose.org platform as a district-focused option that has helped 80% of the nation’s public schools secure more than $725 million in resources to date.

$75

This webinar is 40 minutes in length.

Learn about best practices related to several key aspects of board committee work and structure, including legal and practical distinctions between board and administrative committees. Topics include the role and structure of board committees, as well as the various types of board committees commonly used in Ohio school districts. Hear examples of typical board committees and get answers to your questions.

$50

Have you ever looked in despair at your towering inbox, bulging file cabinets and old data storage systems? School districts create an enormous amount of paper and electronic records but sometimes struggle with managing them. This webinar, loaded with practical tips and easy-to-access resources, will demystify the laws and administrative requirements governing public records requests and retention. It’s scheduled to coincide with your year-end cleanup and specifically designed for district employees whose job duties include maintaining records and responding to records requests. Bring your colleagues and your questions!

$50

This webinar is 60 minutes in length.

This webinar provides both new and experienced board members with the tools they need to understand Robert's Rules of Order and how to use the rules to make their meetings effective and productive.

$50

Part One: Understanding property and income taxation

Presenter: Mike Sobul, consultant, Public Finance Resources, Inc.

This webinar is 30 minutes in length.

$50

Part Two: Tax levies and tax reduction factors

Presenter: Mike Sobul, consultant, Public Finance Resources, Inc.

This webinar is 30 minutes in length.

$50

Part Three: When do we need a levy and what kind

Presenter: Mike Sobul, consultant, Public Finance Resources, Inc.

This webinar is 30 minutes in length.

$50

Career centers are challenged to market their programs to the districts they serve as well as students in those districts. Likewise, local, exempted village and city school districts face competition for students and need to show their value to their local communities. Delaware Area Career Center shares how it used research and data to create communication strategies tied to its strategic plan, ensuring buy-in from board members, administrators and staff.

Review how to tailor your messages to reach various audiences and see examples of how to tell your students’ stories using free tools on social media. Get strategies for working with local partners to promote your messages, and discover how CASE (copy and steal everything) can help any PR professional be more efficient and effective.

$50