2013 MSBA Fall Leadership Conference
November 11-12, 2013
Jackson Hilton Hotel
The MSBA Fall Leadership Conference this November offers insight, information, and inspiration as topics around this year's theme (above) are addressed. You should have received the registration brochure. If not, download the registration brochure here. You can type your information directly into the registration form on the downloadable brochure. Expect a great lineup at the November 11-12 Fall Leadership Conference, including:
- A 3-hour Early Bird Workshop set for 3-6 p.m. on Monday, November 11 examines the idea of Telling Your Story. This community engagement focus will have both MSBA staff and school district communications professionals discussing how to effectively use the full range of communications tools, including social media, to publicize your efforts and earn community and parent support.
- On Tuesday, November 13, the day begins with the annual Delegates Assembly, followed by an agenda that will allow board members to earn six continuing education hours. In the morning General Session, several timely topics will be explored: Army of Advocates, examining school choice and charter schools, is being presented by David Pickler, President of the National School Boards Association. Introduction to a new Common Core Learning Community for teachers, school administrators and others will be introduced by Pascagoula Supt. Wayne Rodolfich; and, Advocacy through Social Media features MSBA's Denotris Jackson, Director of Advocacy / Policy and Alexis Cole, MSBA Marketing Representative / Social Media Specialist. Clinic sessions which follow include How to Lobby, by MSBA Executive Director Michael W. Waldrop; an Ethics update by Associate Mississipi Ethics Commissioner Chris Graham; and, a more comprehensive look at the Common Core Learning Community introduced in the General Session. The day will include insight from MSBA General Counsel Jim Keith about Lingering Legislative Issues from 2013.
- Tuesday's Leadership Conference will honor school districts across the state in the annual MSBA Lighthouse School Leader Awards Program.
Click here to Register now for the Fall Leadership Conference.
Please make your hotel reservations NOW at the Hilton Hotel to ensure overnight lodging at the MSBA block rate of $119 for Monday, November 11. The cutoff date for reservations at the $119 rate is Friday, October 18. Make hotel reservations toll free at 888-263-0524 or click here to make reservations online.