Summer board conference 2011

July 15-17, 2011

Bend - Riverhouse on the Deschutes  -  3075 N Business 97, Bend, OR 97701  -  866-453-4480    [Map]

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Join with your fellow board members at OSBA's Summer Board Conference to prepare for better days and prepare Oregon students for their future. Educational experts and OSBA staff members are ready to help you discover your strengths, build on shared knowledge, learn new information and craft exceptional solutions.

With workshops designed for veteran and new board members and administrators, this Summer Board Conference focuses on the critical role of the board in creating a culture of trust and safety for students and staff. Learn what it takes to build a strong governance structure with clearly defined processes to move your district forward. From policy development to parliamentary procedure, ethics to equity and school law to student achievement, we will cover all you need to know to confidently confront the challenges of the upcoming year. 

Friday, July 15 – Pre-conference board member workshops

Friday, July 15 – Board Secretaries' Day

Summer Board Conference – July 16-17

Saturday, July 16 –

Registration desk: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Keynote presenter: Dr. Michele Borba, parenting, child and adolescent expert

Other workshop highlights:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Parliamentary procedure for chairs
  • Boards role in fiscal oversight
  • Crisis communications
  • Ethics
  • Policy
  • Legislative update

Sunday, July 17 –

7:30 - 8:00 a.m. -- Breakfast Buffet

Cascade B at the Convention Center


8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Hot Topics


9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Workshop highlights:

  • Data and student achievement
  • School law basics
  • Equity
  • Superintendent evaluation
  • Boards role in employee termination
  • Public meetings and executive sessions
  • Charter schools
  • Trust and school climates


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OSBA Leadership Institute

Qualify for the bronze level award in two days by attending these five sessions!


                July 16 


  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Boards role in fiscal oversight
  • Ethics

                July 17

  • Public meetings and executive sessions
  • Data and student achievement







Questions? Email Leslie Fisher

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