MSBA Legislative Session Warm-up Webinar 2019

Join us for this FREE webinar to discuss which issues will be hot this legislative session and what districts should be doing to make sure their state representatives and senators are informed.

January 16, 2019
Noon – 1:00pm
From the comfort of your own office.

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The focused topics of webinars encourage engagement of participants interested in the same issues. Webinars can be viewed from the comfort of your own office and most are recorded for registered participants to view again later.

2019 Practical Personnel Law Webinar Series

Spring is the time for districts to make personnel decisions and MSBA’s Practical Personnel Law Webinar Series is a great way for district staff to stay current on new laws and best practices. All programs begin at 1:00 and run approximately one hour.

January 30: Medical Marijuana, Drug Testing and School District Employees
Kelli Hopkins, Associate Executive Director, MSBA

February 6: PSRS/PEERS and Employing Retirees
Debby Buschjost, Employer Services Educator, PSRS/PEERS

February 13: How to Recognize and Deal With Illegal Conduct and Harassment in the Workplace
Robert Useted, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP

February 20: Good Employee or Groomer? Are You Doing Everything to Protect Students and Employees?
Susan Goldammer, Associate Executive Director, Employment and Labor Relations, MSBA

February 27: Legal Issues With Employee Pregnancy, Childbirth, Adoption, Foster Care and Breastfeeding
Jessica Bernard, Guin Mundorf, LLC

Click on the link above to register for each webinar ($45) or subscribe to the entire package for $180 here.

Board Candidate Filing and Elections Archived Webinar

Board Candidate filing for the April elections is fast approaching.  Make sure your district is prepared!  This archived webinar discusses candidate qualifications, filing procedures, personal financial disclosure statements, the board reorganization meeting and other legal and policy issues related to elections.  This webinar is specifically designed for the superintendent, board secretary and other district employees responsible for candidate filing or answering candidate questions.

November 28, 2018
1:00pm – 2:15pm
From the comfort of your own office.

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New Laws Webinar Series – Free

The 2018 Missouri Legislature passed a number of bills that will impact Missouri public schools. Some of these laws could impact your district immediately. For that reason, MSBA is hosting the following FREE webinars to assist member districts in better understanding the law. All of these laws go into effect on August 28th, so now is the time to learn! All webinars will begin at 1 p.m. and will last no longer than an hour. Board members who attend are eligible for .5 Certified Board Member (CBM) credit.
View the archived webinars here.
  • Tuesday, July 17: Missouri’s New Collective Bargaining Laws
    Missouri has new statutes that will dramatically impact school district relations with employee professional organizations and labor unions. This webinar will discuss the new rules for union organization, recertification, the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and what needs to be included in collective bargaining agreements.
    Presenter: Susan Goldammer, MSBA Associate Executive Director
  • Thursday, July 19: Virtual Courses  |  CBM Form
    A new Missouri law allows parents and students to select virtual courses from a DESE-approved list and requires the district to pay for them. This webinar will discuss this new requirements and what districts need to be doing to prepare for this new law.
    Presenter: Kelli Hopkins, MSBA Associate Executive Director
  • Tuesday, July 24: The New Whistleblower Law and How It Will Impact Staff Relations | CBM Form
    A new Missouri law restricts a school district’s ability to discipline an employee for speech related to the district. This law is even more restrictive than the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Learn what the new requirements are before staff return for the new school year!
    Presenter: Scott Summers, MSBA Director of School Laws
  • Thursday, July 26: Changes to the Prevailing Wage Law  |  CBM Form
    This bill was recently signed on July 13. It will change school district and contractor obligations for school construction projects. This webinar will cover the new law and other related construction laws you need to know.
    Presenter: Elliott Usher, MSBA Staff Attorney

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