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8/24/2016
Openness and Transparency Under the Right to Know Law
25 Triangle Park Drive, Concord, NH - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This workshop will address key aspects of the Right to Know law that all school boards need to know. The workshop will focus on requirements for legal meetings, taking legally adequate minutes, non-public sessions, and school board/board member use of electronic communications.

Registration fee: $45



9/7/2016
Basics of Collective Bargaining
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on what your board needs to know as it enters negotiations with teacher or support staff bargaining units. Topics will include a review of collective bargaining laws, the role of the school board negotiating team, and how to effectively prepare for negotiations.

Registration fee: $45



10/5/2016
Annual Bradley F. Kidder Educational Law Conference (Hosted this year by NHSAA)
Concord, NH Grappone Conference Center - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
New Hampshire’s top school attorneys will highlight new developments in school law on the topics of new laws, collective bargaining, privacy, use of media, school finance, personnel, special education, and more. This workshop is sponsored annually by the New Hampshire School Boards Association, the New Hampshire Council of School Attorneys, and New Hampshire School Administrators Association.

Registration fee: $150



10/19/2016
Basics of School District Budgeting
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on basic aspects of the school district budget process, including a review of applicable DRA and DOE forms, developing the default budget under SB2, and recommendations for promoting the budget and gaining public support at your district annual meeting.

Registration fee: $45



11/9/2016
Special Education Law for School Boards
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This workshop will provide a broad overview of the special education process, explanation of pertinent special education terms, and a summary of general special education laws designed to assist school boards to better understand its role.

Registration fee: $45



1/11/2017
School Board Preparation for Annual Meetings
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on recommendations and advice for school boards in preparation for annual meetings. Information will be pertinent to both traditional meeting districts and SB2 districts. This workshop includes practical advice on how school boards can best prepare to ensure an effective and productive annual meeting.

Registration fee: $45



1/21/2017
2017 Annual NHSBA Hot Topics and Delegate Assembly
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hot Topics session: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Delegate Assembly: 1:30pm – 3:00pm.

In the morning of this day-long event, you will learn about the latest issues and trends that are affecting New Hampshire school boards. Traditionally, topics include training on best practices for effective school boards. The NHSBA Delegate Assembly will occur during the afternoon session, where delegates will discuss, debate and adopt NHSBA legislative resolutions.how to make a difference in the legislative process.

There is no charge for this event.



4/5/2017
The Board’s Role in Personnel Actions and Decisions
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on the school board role as an adjudicative body in personnel decisions. School boards are often required to conduct hearings relative to a staff member’s employment – dismissal hearings, non-renewal hearings, grievances and others. This workshop will address important facets of these hearings such as procedural requirements, confidentiality standards, and other important issues involved in a hearing.

Registration fee: $45



5/3/2017
Annual New School Board Member Orientation and Board Chair Workshops
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
These workshops are specifically designed for both new and veteran school board members. Focus will be on the roles and responsibilities of an effective school board, the Right to Know law, and effective practices for individual board members and school boards, collectively.

Registration fee: $85



5/10/2017
Annual New School Board Member Orientation and Board Chair Workshops
Whitefield, NH - 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
These workshops are specifically designed for both new and veteran school board members. Focus will be on the roles and responsibilities of an effective school board, the Right to Know law, and effective practices for individual board members and school boards, collectively.

Registration fee: $85



5/24/2017
Building Effective Board-Superintendent Relationships and Superintendent Evaluations
Concord, NH - 25 Triangle Park Drive - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The board-superintendent relationship is a key ingredient that leads to improved results in every facet of school district performance. This workshop will provide information on the essential elements of an effective school board-superintendent relationship. Attendees will also learn about the school board’s role in conducting a fair and effective evaluation of the superintendent.

Registration fee: $45