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.
Updates on OSBA board goals and activities from OSBA's President.
Jim Green, a longtime and highly respected legislative advocate for Oregon's public schools, has been selected as OSBA’s next executive director, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
A search firm will be hired to develop a timeline and process so the OSBA Board can hire a highly qualified candidate and ensure a smooth transition.
Member boards may also submit resolutions for a vote by the membership.
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.
Keeping you in the loop - August 2016 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones
OSBA will discontinue use of its existing P.O. Box about July 1.
Keeping you in the loop - June 2016 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones
OSBA will discontinue use of its existing P.O. Box on July 1.
Keeping you in the loop - October 2016 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones
Betty Reynolds, OSBA president-elect and West Linn-Wilsonville School Board member, was elected by the National School Boards Action Center Board of Directors to serve on the NSBAC Board.
The NSBAC was founded by NSBA to ensure, through legislative, legal and public advocacy, that federal policy supports and strengthens the nation’s 14,000 public school systems serving 50 million public school students.
A weekend of intensive learning and keynotes from state education leaders wrapped up Sunday.
Nominations will open Aug. 22; member boards may also submit resolutions on that date for a vote by the membership.
Keeping you in the loop - September 2016 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones