About OSBA

Founded in 1946, OSBA is governed by a member-elected board and serves K-12 public school boards, public charter school boards, education service district boards, community college boards and the State Board of Education. Through legislative advocacy at state and federal levels, board leadership training, employee management assistance and policy, legal and financial services, OSBA helps locally-elected volunteers fulfill their complex public education roles.
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Keeping You in the Loop
Updates on OSBA programs, services and actions from OSBA's Executive Director.

President's Post
Updates on OSBA board goals and activities from OSBA's President.

Ensuring that accountability doesn’t undermine local control

President's Post: May 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

How board members can boost graduation rates

Keeping you in the loop - June 2014 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones

OSBA Board welcomes new officers, receives positive audit and financial news

The outlook for the year for the Oregon School Boards Association finances is positive, allowing OSBA to continue to provide needed services to school districts.

President Dave Krumbein heads new OSBA officer lineup

Joining Dave Krumbein on the OSBA Board of Directors are Bobbie Regan (Portland PS), president-elect; Doug Nelson (High Desert ESD), vice president; Sam Lee (Winston-Dillard SD), secretary-treasurer; and Lori Theros (Klamath Falls City Schools), past president.

Public education campaign holds “Promise” for local schools

President's Post: September 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

Pulitzer Prize winner joins "Promise" campaign

President's Post: October 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

Remain vigilant in these troubling times

President's Post: June 2014 Update from Lori Theros, OSBA board president

Summer Board Conference concludes in Bend

A weekend of intensive learning and keynotes from state education leaders wrapped up Sunday.

We need to build the infrastructure for Common Core

Keeping you in the loop - September 2014 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones

Who does what? Roles and responsibilities, and why they matter

Keeping you in the loop - October 2014 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones