Completion of each webinar earns 5 Better Boardsmanship credits and fulfills the Elective requirement toward earning the Basics of Boardsmanship certificate.
Webinars address a range of topics and timely issues important to the governance roles of board teams. Content experts and facilitators offer crucial updates and guidance to inform good decision making at the board table. Webinars are recorded, so you have access anytime, anywhere, even if you are unable to attend the live event. Webinar topics will center around the IASB Standards for Effective School Boards
Making Your Voice Heard: Action Advocacy Webinar Series
As school board members, you need to be prepared with up-to-the-minute legislative information and equipped with best practices on advocating for your district. This new webinar series will focus on a specific topic to maximize your advocacy efforts. The first webinar begins a few weeks before the legislative sessions begins, continues through the legislative session and ends with tips on how you can continue to advocate during the legislative interim.
The webinar series is designed for you to participate at your convenience. Join us live or watch at a later date! You can also stay up-to-date with IASB’s Advocacy in Action e-newsletter at www.ia-sb.org/newsroom or check out key resources in the Advocacy Center at www.ia-sb.org/advocacy
Dates and Times
The First Cut: 1st Legislative Funnel—Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018; Noon–1 p.m.
Many bills are cut during the first legislative funnel. Learn which
education priorities need an extra boost of momentum to continue through
Post Legislative Funnel, Part 1—Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018; Noon–1 p.m.
Get up to speed after the first legislative funnel—what bills survived; what bills died; what do you need to know now?
The Second Cut: 2nd Legislative Funnel—Thursday, March 8, 2018; Noon–1 p.m.
The final funnel week is where many bills go to die. This is when the
legislature narrows its focus—learn which bills need your support and
how you can help push them through.
Post Legislative Funnel, Part 2—Wednesday, March 21 2018; Noon–1 p.m.
How can you influence the outcomes of the surviving pieces of
legislation, following the final funnel week? Learn tips and tricks to
get these important education bills passed before the session is over.
That's a Wrap! End of 2018 Legislative Session—To be announced.
Your IASB government relations team will break down the 2018 session and
share insights into key education victories. Discover new advocacy
ideas and strategies to try during summer and fall to build support for
education priorities in 2019.
FREE For IASB members.