2021 Annual Leadership ConferenceSchedule at-a-Glance

Subject to change; all functions for registered attendees only.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022

6 – 8 p.m. Early Registration Open
   

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes*
  • CBA 108: Navigating the Legislative Process
  • CBA 215: Advanced School Finance
  • CBA 264: Shaping Public Opinion
  • CBA 298: Creating High-Performing Schools
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Preconference Workshops and Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes*
  • Guiding Public Schools for Increasing Academic Achievement
  • Michigan Council of School Attorneys Fall Conference
  • CBA 101: Fundamentals of School Board Service
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch for All-Day Participants (participants registered to attend both 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. classes only)
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes*
  • CBA 107: Labor Relations
  • CBA 226: Exercising Political Judgement
  • CBA 276: Board/Superintendent Relations
  • CBA 310: Budget Anatomy and Shortfalls
3:30 – 6 p.m. Dinner on Your Own
6 – 7 p.m. Delegate Assembly Registration*
7 – 8:30 p.m. Delegate Assembly* (will be livestreamed for those who wish to watch; delegates must be present in person)
8:30 – 10 p.m. Exhibit Show and Welcome Reception
   

*Separate registration required, in person only.

Friday, Oct. 21, 2022

7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
Board President Networking Breakfast
8:30 – 10 a.m. General Session With Linda Fisher Thornton on “7 Lenses of Ethical Leadership”**
10 – 10:15 a.m. Travel Time/Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Clinic Sessions A
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Travel Time/Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch With Exhibitors and Sponsors
12:30 – 12:45 p.m. Travel Time/Break
12:45 – 2:15 p.m. Exhibit Show
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Travel Time/Break
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Clinic Sessions B
3:30 – 6 p.m. Dinner on Your Own
6 – 9 p.m. Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes*
  • CBA 105: Curriculum and Instruction
  • CBA 251: District Strategic Planning and Goal Setting
  • CBA 253: Board Operating Procedures
  • CBA 259: Creating Trust: Key Ingredient in School Improvement
  • CBA 262: Spokesperson Training
  • CBA 297: Effective Board Meetings
  • CBA 303: Overseeing the Superintendency
  • CBA 375: Board Leadership: A Case Study Approach
   

*Separate registration required, in person only.
**Livestreaming for virtual and in-person attendees.

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022

6:30 – 7:30 a.m. SET SEG and MASB Fun Run* (preregistration required; more information here)
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 – 10 a.m. General Session With Alex Sheen on “because I said I would: The Importance of a Promise”**
10 – 10:15 a.m. Travel Time/Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Clinic Sessions C
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Travel Time/Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch
12:15 – 1 p.m. Legislative Update**
1 – 1:15 p.m. Travel Time/Break
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Clinic Sessions D
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Travel Time/Break
2:30 – 3:45 p.m. General Session With Rosalind Wiseman on “Creating a Culture of Dignity”**
3:45 – 6 p.m. Dinner on Your Own
6 – 9 p.m. Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes*
  • CBA 104: Basic School Law
  • CBA 109: Data-Informed Decisionmaking
  • CBA 213: Capital Planning for Your District
  • CBA 261: Advocacy for Public Education
  • CBA 274: Board Self-Evaluation for Continuous Improvement
  • CBA 276: Board/Superintendent Relations
  • CBA 343: Teacher Effectiveness and Student Achievement
  • CBA 350: Generational Diversity
   

*Separate registration required, in person only.
**Livestreaming for virtual and in-person attendees.

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022

7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes*
  • CBA 103: Basic School Finance
  • CBA 106: Community Relations
  • CBA 214: Open Meetings Act
  • CBA 223: Parliamentary Procedure
  • CBA 232: Communicating Effectively in Difficult Times
  • CBA 327: Ethics in Action
  • CBA 341: Data Foundations
  • CBA 370: Managing a Construction Project
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch for All-Day Participants (participants registered to attend both 8:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. classes only)
12:15 – 3:15 p.m. Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes*
  • CBA 102: Governing Through Policy
  • CBA 229: Reporting and Monitoring Organizational Performance
  • CBA 248: Teambuilding
  • CBA 309: Current Trends in K-12 Technology
  • CBA 344: High School and Beyond
  • CBA 351: Social Media
  • CBA 360: ISDs/RESAs/RESDs/ESAs: What Can They Do for My District?
  • CBA 361: Grassroots Advocacy

*Separate registration required, in person only.
**Livestreaming for virtual and in-person attendees.