Sunday, July 31, 2016

Registration open for Pre-Conference Workshops

The 2016 Joint Annual Conference will offer nine Pre-Conference Workshops on Friday, Nov. 18. Presenters include IASB staff and guest speakers. All of the events, which require conference registration and a separate fee, will be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel.

This year’s lineup includes the following full-day workshops:
  • The Basics of Governance
  • Leading Leaders: The Job of Board President
  • Professional Development Leadership Trainings (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training for School Board Members
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Connecting with the Community: The Board’s Role and Work in Community Engagement
  • Introduction to Collective Bargaining for School Board Members and Administrators
And these half-day workshops
  • The Board and its Superintendent: Developing and Maintaining an Effective Relationship (a.m. only)
  • School Finance for Board Members: Topics and Trends (a.m. or p.m.)
  • A Courageous Conversation about Race and its Impact on Achieving Equity in Schools (a.m. or p.m.)
All workshops are a part of the IASB LeaderShop Academy program. Fees for full-day workshops are $280 and include breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials. Half-day workshops cost $140, and include breakfast or lunch. Additional details can be found online.