CBAs @ 2021 Annual Leadership Conference, Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton, Grand Rapids

Nov. 11 – 14, 2021

Location: Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton
187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Cost: $90 each, except for CBA 101 for $180 each

Eligible for the Member Assistance Fund; application must be received by no later than Sept. 28, 2021. Learn more here.

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Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

8 – 11 a.m.

102: Governing Through Policy
227: Ethical Challenges
268: Leadership Styles
278: Dealing with Difficult People
287: Budget Shortfalls 
309: Trends in K-12 Technology

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

101: Fundamentals of School Board Service

Noon  3 p.m.

103: Basic School Finance 
213: Capital Planning for Your District
223: Parliamentary Procedure
234: Using Persuasive Skills to Reach Consensus
344: Data: High School and Beyond
365: Collaborative Conversations for Effective Decisionmaking

Friday, Nov. 12, 2021

6 – 9 p.m.

104: Basic School Law 
106: Community Relations Leadership
215: Advanced School Finance
260: Public Speaking
274: Board Self-Evaluation for Continuous Improvement
302: Understanding Assessments
325: Leadership: Overcoming Obstacles

Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021

6 – 9 p.m.

109: Data-Informed Decisionmaking
214: Open Meetings Act
259: Creating Trust: Key Ingredient in School Improvement
262: Spokesperson Training
298: Creating High-Performing Schools: PLCs
345: Data Dashboards for Board Members
375: Board Leadership: A Case Study Approach

Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

108: Navigating the Legislative Process
226: Exercising Political Judgement
232: Communicating Effectively in Difficult Times
294: Civility—A Tool for Conflict Management
335: Dealing with Board Member Turnover
351: Social Media
381: Focus on Student Achievement

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

105: Curriculum and Instruction
107: Labor Relations
255: Culturally Competent Leaders
276: Board/Superintendent Relations
290: Advanced School Law
320: 21st Century Skills to Succeed in a Global Society
327: Ethics in Action

View CBA Class Descriptions Here.

Billing Policy: A $25 fee will be added per attendee to any balance due as of the date of the class/event.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be in writing. A $25 cancellation fee will be charged for any and all cancellations. Substitutions are accepted in lieu of a cancellation. No refund one week from event.

MASB reserves the right to CANCEL all classes with fewer than 15 participants. Classes may be rescheduled due to weather. Registration and attendance at, or participation in MASB's conferences, CBAs and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to MASB's use and distribution of the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events.

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