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.

Green named as OSBA’s new executive director

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.

Miller-Jones to retire Jan. 1 as OSBA executive director

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.

OSBA Board nomination deadline approaching Sept. 30

Member boards may also submit resolutions for a vote by the membership.

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.

OSBA Fall Regionals coming to a location near you

Keeping you in the loop - August 2016 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones

OSBA plans mailing address change

OSBA will discontinue use of its existing P.O. Box about July 1.

OSBA work group tackles longstanding revenue reform issue

Keeping you in the loop - June 2016 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones

Reminder: OSBA mailing address change effective July 1

OSBA will discontinue use of its existing P.O. Box on July 1.

Reynolds elected to NSBAC Board

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.

Reynolds elected to 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.

Summer Board Conference concludes in Bend

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

Ten OSBA Board positions open soon for nominations

Nominations will open Aug. 22; member boards may also submit resolutions on that date for a vote by the membership.

Three OSBA efforts aligning as 2017 session approaches

Keeping you in the loop - September 2016 Update from Betsy Miller-Jones