About OSBA

Membership Information

Welcome to the Oregon School Boards Association. Our 1,400 members are locally-elected public officials who serve on school district, charter school, education service district and community college boards. Collectively, they oversee the education of 970,000 students. Membership in OSBA gains you access to significant expertise, experience and resources related to public education and board service, including:

Join OSBA and connect to the only statewide association in Oregon that serves you—a local school official! Together, we can make a difference for students. 

Board of Directors seeking candidates

OSBA's Board of Directors seeking applicants from Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties to fill vacancy.

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 appoints Cruise to director position

Donald A. Cruise of the Philomath School Board will replace Anne Schuster representing the Linn/Benton/Lincoln region.

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.

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

Seats open on OSBA Board of Directors

Eleven positions on the OSBA Board of Directors are up for election this year. Nominations are open through Oct. 3.

Summer Board Conference concludes in Bend

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

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

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