Orientation

To provide an overview of the roles, responsibilities and legal duties of school board members.Board members who assumed office after July 1, 2022, are required to attend the orientation session before June 30, 2023.This course is designed to meet the needs of new board members. Through active participation in this course, you learn the do’s..

Recurring

The Board’s Role in School Finance

To provide an overview of the board’s role in developing the school budget.In this session, board members will learn their role in the budget process and how it relates to the board’s mission and vision for the school system Major topics covered during this session include: History of School Finance Overview of the BEP Local..

Recurring

The Board’s Role in School Finance

To provide an overview of the board’s role in developing the school budget.In this session, board members will learn their role in the budget process and how it relates to the board’s mission and vision for the school system Major topics covered during this session include: History of School Finance Overview of the BEP Local..

Legislative and Legal Institute

Embassy Suites by Hilton Cool Springs 820 Crescent Centre Dr, Franklin

The TSBA Legislative and Legal Institute is a seminar that will focus on a number of issues. Attendees will gain insight on how the General Assembly operates, receive an update on pending legislation, and discuss legal issues impacting school districts. Registration Fee: $200.00 per person Cancellation Deadline: February 2, 2023 Email cancellations to bmassey@tsba.net by..

$200

Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE)

Belmont University 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashvilley, TN

Annually, TSBA hosts the Student Congress on Policies in Education (SCOPE) conference, which brings together 9th-12th grade students from across the state to discuss current topics in education. Participants will explore education issues through mock school board meetings, group discussions, and debates with their peers. These events are designed to give students an understanding of..

Recurring

Board/Superintendent Relations

To provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the school board and the superintendent.This session focuses on ways to select a superintendent, build the board/superintendent team, and evaluate the performance of the superintendent. During the course of the meeting, you have the opportunity to look closely at both roles and learn more about..

Recurring

Board/Superintendent Relations

To provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the school board and the superintendent.This session focuses on ways to select a superintendent, build the board/superintendent team, and evaluate the performance of the superintendent. During the course of the meeting, you have the opportunity to look closely at both roles and learn more about..

A Deep Dive into Boardsmanship

TSBA/Virtual Nashville, TN

To provide a deep dive for seasoned board members into the most important aspects of boardsmanship. This course will explore, in depth, answers to the many questions that have arisen since the new board member took office and first attended the Orientation course. Major topics covered during the session include: The Evolution of Boardsmanship Promotion of..

Board Secretaries’ Conference

The Board Secretaries’ Conference is designed for school system personnel that provide administrative support to the board of education and/or the superintendent. Attendees benefit by gaining educational content and experiences from networking with their peers. Topics for this year’s workshop include: legislative overview, handling public records requests, Robert’s Rules of Order, review of TSBA Resources,..

$125
Recurring

School Law

To determine the legalities that govern the school board.School board members must be familiar with the legal issues that affect policy. In this session, participants review the legal duties of the school board and the Tennessee Sunshine Law. Major topics covered during the session include: Duties and Powers of the Board, Superintendent, and Local Legislative..

Advocating the Board’s Vision

TSBA/Virtual Nashville, TN

To explore the board’s role in creating a vision for excellence for all students and in building public support to achieve the vision.In this course, participants engage in discussion to learn what vision is, how it is created and the critical components it must include. Board members discover how to build public support from all..

Recurring

School Law

To determine the legalities that govern the school board.School board members must be familiar with the legal issues that affect policy. In this session, participants review the legal duties of the school board and the Tennessee Sunshine Law. Major topics covered during the session include: Duties and Powers of the Board, Superintendent, and Local Legislative..