Friday, April 27, 2018

Lunch and Learn webinars
continue in early May

IASB will continue its free online learning opportunities for Association members with two new webinars scheduled for early May. The first, “Democracy IS Conflict: Is yours Productive or Unproductive,” will take place at noon on Tuesday, May 3.

Larry Dirks, an IASB field services director, will take a unique look at the issue of board conflict. Beginning with the concept that all school boards will at some point experience conflict, Dirks will explain how the values of board members influence discussions and decisions, and how those same values can contribute to productive and unproductive conflict on the school board.

Staying with the democracy theme, the governmental relations department will present “How to Write an Effective IASB Resolution – Take Action to Make Change” at noon on Monday, May 7. The webinar, led by Governmental Relations Directors Deanna Sullivan and Zach Messersmith, will dive into the IASB resolutions process and explain how board members can shape public school policy at the state and national levels.

The IASB Lunch and Learn webinar series has proved successful since its launch, with nearly 800 school officials taking advantage of the professional development opportunities.

Registration is available through IASB's Online Learning Center. Visit the IASB website, and select the yellow "My Account" button to log in, then choose the Online Learning tab at the top of the page.

An archived version of the webinar will become available 24 to 48  hours after the live event.