OSBA’s weekly #ZoomFor2 videos provide useful information in under two minutes. Hosted by Dr. Kathy McFarland and Mark Bobo, the videos are released on Tuesdays through OSBA's social media channels. Click the links below to view the videos.






  • Nov. 2, 2021: The OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. OSBA's Jeff Chambers, one of the conference organizers, joins Dr. Kathy McFarland and Mark Bobo to talk about health and safety plans for this premier event.
  • Nov. 16, 2021: Is your district prepared to handle a crisis? Bruce Hennes with Hennes Communications is today's guest. Get more information at https://bit.ly/2vzXoPO
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  • Nov. 30, 2021: OSBA Transportation Consultant Doug Palmer explains what the Ohio Department of Education's new transportation monitoring compliance system mean for your district.  Get more information at https://bit.ly/3d1GU8E


  • Oct. 5, 2021: OSBA Northeast Region Manager Reno Contipelli is getting ready for tomorrow's region fall conference in Wadsworth! Learn more and register at https://bit.ly/3DdwFcj.
  • Oct. 12, 2021: OSBA Southwest Regional Manager Mark Ewing is today's guest. He's getting ready for Thursday's region fall conference at Great Oaks Career Campuses. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2RxigRE.
  • Oct. 19, 2021: The OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center Nov. 7-9. One of the organizers, OSBA's Cheryl Ryan, joins Dr. Kathy McFarland and Mark Bobo this Tuesday.
  • Oct. 26, 2021


  • Sept. 7, 2021: What is a microaggression? And, what impact do they have in the classroom? Michael Tinsley, president, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, is today's guest. Learn more at https://napequity.org.
  • Sept. 14, 2021: The OSBA Capital Conference features a great lineup of keynote speakers, including Dr. James Mahoney, today's guest. Learn more about this year's conference, Nov. 7-9 in Columbus, at https://bit.ly/3wZy3g1.
  • Sept. 21, 2021: OSBA is hosting fall conferences throughout the state in September and October, beginning with the Central Region event on Sept. 22. Central Region Regional Manager Kim Miller-Smith is today's guest. Register for your region's fall conference at www.ohioschoolboards.org.
  • Sept. 28, 2021: OSBA's Southeast Region meets Sept. 30 at Nelsonville-York Elementary School for its fall conference. Region Manager Paul Mock is today's guest. Be sure to register for your region's conference at https://bit.ly/2RxigRE.


  • Aug. 3, 2021: The OSBA Capital Conference, Nov. 7-9, features more than 130 learning sessions, including Lakewood City Schools' partnership with the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Christine Palumbo and Lisa Bruening are today's guests. Learn more and register at https://bit.ly/3fL33dC 
  • Aug. 10, 2021: Children are much safer taking a bus to and from school than traveling by car, according to NHTSA. OSBA Transportation Consultant Doug Palmer is today's guest. Get more transportation resources at https://bit.ly/2fgRtaa
  • Aug. 17, 2021Ohio Department of Education Superintendent Paolo DeMaria, who's retiring in September, is today's guest.
  • Aug. 24, 2021: The OSBA Capital Conference, Nov. 7-9, features more than 130 workshops. Among the presenters is Danbury Local (Ottawa) Principal Dan Humphrey, who is today's guest. Learn more about this year's conference at https://bit.ly/3fL33dC
  • Aug. 31, 2021: OSBA's legal division has been getting many questions about public participation at school board meetings. OSBA Staff Attorney Ralph Lusher has the answers! Get more information at https://bit.ly/3Dx40Qw