Fact Sheets
Quick references for your most frequently asked questions

A board member's role in collective bargaining - new

Board member compensation, benefits and expense reimbursement  

Competitive bidding

Criminal records check 

District property disposal 

Educating adult students, emancipated minors and unaccompanied youth updated

Filing as a write-in candidate for a seat on a board of educationnew

Filling board of education vacancies 

Grandparents as caretakers 

How to create an education foundation 

Interstate compact: Educational opportunity for military children 

Ohio's Sunshine Law

Parliamentary procedure

Public participation at school board meetings  - new

Regulating political activities of school employees

Rehiring retirees - updated

Reporting educator misconduct - updated

School board organizational meeting and oath of office

School levy limitations 

Selecting design professional or design-build services - updated

Special education basics for board members - new

Supplemental contracts

Understanding JVSDs - new

Understanding school levies

Voting makes a difference - updated

Fast facts
talking points on a variety of topics

Board member compensation

Board policy roles

EdChoice Scholarship (voucher) Program

Effective advocacy

Helping new board members transition to your leadership team

Individualized education programs (IEPs) - new

Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program

Kids PAC - your political action committee

Ohio's Public Records Law

Ohio's Sunshine Law

OSBA Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage

OSBA bond program

OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show Housing

Rehiring retirees

School board vacancies

School transportation regulations

Social media and schools

Strategic planning

Tips for contacting or meeting with legislators

Tips on running successful board meetings


Turn on the savings: FAQs on ERIs

OSBA Membership Guide

What is OSBA?