The Weekend Features:

  • Summer Institute
  • CBA Classes
  • Board Presidents Workshop
  • Advanced Board Presidents Workshop

Summer Institute

Join us for this summer's in-person learning opportunity!

Aug. 19 – 21, 2022
VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center 

460 W Western Ave
Muskegon, MI 49440

Register Online Here

Friday Learning Opportunities

Summer Institute
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $99 each session

Schedule

8 – 9 a.m.
Registration Open and Continental Breakfast (for morning/all-day registered participants)

9 a.m. – noon
AM Session: Building Trust: Leading the Way Through Conflict 

Presenter: Leander Rabe, Executive Leadership Coach, Hulings and Associates 

Description to Come

Noon – 1 p.m.
Networking Lunch (for afternoon/all-day registered participants)

1 – 4 p.m.
PM Session: Leadership Lab

In this rapid-fire session, participants will engage in structured conversations around some of today’s hottest topics for school boards. With the help of a facilitator to navigate the process, small groups will share experiences, successful strategies and insights with colleagues.

Finish the day watching a mock board meeting in session followed by a dive into an exploration of what you saw and heard. You’ll work with colleagues to examine the meeting and consider how the findings may apply to your own governance practices.

4 – 6 p.m. 
Dinner on Your Own

6 – 9 p.m. 
Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes
Cost: $99 each

Your Takeaways
Board member certification classes offer you a way to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on education issues and earn credits toward your school board member certification. Each class has its own description and learning objectives that can be viewed here.

CBA 102: Governing Through Policy
CBA 251: District Strategic Planning and Goal Setting
CBA 345: Data Dashboards
CBA 365: Collaborative Conversations for Effective Decisionmaking
CBA 380: Effective Committee Structure

Saturday Learning Opportunities

Board Member Certification Classes
Cost: $99 each, except CBA 101 is $198

Your Takeaways
Board member certification classes offer you a way to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on education issues and earn credits toward your school board member certification. Each class has its own description and learning objectives that can be viewed here.

7 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration Open and Continental Breakfast (for morning/all-day registered participants)

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
CBA 109: Data-Informed Decisionmaking
CBA 227: Ethical Challenges
CBA 234: Using Persuasive Skills to Reach Consensus 

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
CBA 101: Fundamentals of School Board Service

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch (for all-day registered participants)
 
12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
CBA 103: Basic School Finance
CBA 224: Succession Planning
CBA 381: Focus on Student Achievement

3:30 – 6 p.m. 
Dinner on Your Own

6 – 9 p.m.
CBA 104: Basic School Law
CBA 260: Public Speaking
CBA 302: Understanding Assessments 
CBA 303: Overseeing the Superintendency
CBA 343: Teacher Effectiveness and Student Achievement

Board Presidents Workshop
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $198

Your Takeaways
You will walk away from this workshop with a much better understanding of the unique role and responsibilities of the board president position. This role is so much more than presiding over meetings.

The information provided by the instructor, coupled with the interaction with other board presidents from across the state, provides a framework for learning that you can take home and immediately put into practice. From the unique relationship with the superintendent to acting as the board spokesperson—the awareness gained as a result of attending is priceless!

Sunday Learning Opportunities

Board Member Certification (CBA) Classes
Cost: $99 each

Your Takeaways
Board member certification classes offer you a way to develop new skills, stay up-to-date on education issues and earn credits toward your school board member certification. Each class has its own description and learning objectives that can be viewed here.

7 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration Open and Continental Breakfast (for morning/all-day registered participants)

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
CBA 108: Navigating the Legislative Process
CBA 229: Reporting and Monitoring Organizational Performance
CBA 242: Experience-Based Interviewing
CBA 255: Culturally Competent Leaders

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch (for all-day registered participants)

12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
CBA 246: Advanced Community Relations
CBA 258: Conflict Resolution—Techniques for School Boards
CBA 315: Anatomy of an Audit Report
CBA 358: Customer Service, If Not Now, When?

Advanced Board Presidents Workshop
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $198

Your Takeaways
This interactive, advanced workshop features best practices and real-life strategies that address some of the specific challenges board presidents face as they lead their teams forward during turbulent times. In addition to providing top-notch content from experts in the field, this session includes opportunities for participants to role-play solutions and try out tools that will prepare them for the curveballs that inevitably come from the community and fellow board members.

Hotel Accommodations

Delta Hotels Muskegon Convention Center
939 Third St
Muskegon, MI 49440

Room Rate: $189 (before applicable taxes and fees; proof of sales tax exemption must be received by hotel)

Make reservations online or call 833.999.0181 and mention MASB Summer Institute 2022 (code MAS).
Cut-off Date: July 28, 2022

Accessibility

MASB strives to hold meetings, conferences and other professional events with no barriers of any type that would exclude people from attending or participating. If you require additional accommodations, special dietary needs or have questions regarding accessibility, please contact Whitney Haughey, CMP, Conference and Events Planner, at [email protected] or 517.327.5900.

Disclaimer

MASB reserves the right at any time and in its sole discretion to cancel this event or limit capacity due to actual or threatened acts of god, fires, floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, government regulation, strikes, failure of public utilities, unusually severe weather, or other similar cause beyond the control of MASB making it illegal, impossible or inadvisable to hold the event as advertised and presented. If capacity is limited, MASB will process in-person registrations in the order they are received until reaching the capacity limit.

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, videos, electronic reproductions and audio recordings of such events.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan SET SEG School Insurance Specialists Dean Transportation