Summer Board Conference 2017

July 14-16, 2017

Bend - Riverhouse on the Deschutes - 3075 N Business 97, Bend, OR 97701 - 866-453-4480
Map/Directions

Jim Green at summer board conference

The world of public education is constantly changing, from state priorities, national leadership and government reforms to school standards and public attitudes. OSBA’s Summer Board Conference gives you tools to not only navigate change but also to lead. You are an essential player in ensuring that your community’s schools prepare students for life and success on whatever path they choose.

Join us this year, at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes in Bend, Oregon, and let our staff and other educational experts help you discover your strengths, build on shared knowledge, learn new information and craft exceptional solutions.

2017 Pre-Conference: Friday, July 14th

Charter Schools - NACSA's 12 Essential Practices as Guiding Topics for Discussion and Learning
Kristen Miles, Board Development Specialist, OSBA
Agenda

Making Meetings Matter
Renee Sessler, Board Development Specialist, OSBA
Agenda

Administrative Professionals' Workshop
Steve Kelley, Director of Board Development, OSBA
Agenda

2017 Summer Board Conference: Saturday & Sunday, July 15th-16th

Agenda

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OSBA Leadership Institute

Earn credits toward the level you want to achieve by attending these workshops.  Find more information at www.osba.org/li

Bronze  

  • Saturday – Basic Roles and Responsibilities
  • Saturday – Ethics
  • Sunday – School Finance
  • Sunday – Public Meetings/Executive Session
  • Sunday – Policy 101 (Board Governance through Policy)

Silver

  • Saturday – Every Student Succeeds Act: Now that Oregon's plan is submitted, what's next?
  • Saturday – Assessment Literacy
  • Saturday – Creating a Communications Plan
  • Saturday – A Complaint Has Been Appealed for a Board Hearing: Now What?
  • Sunday – School Law, Parts 1 and 2
  • Sunday – Superintendent Evaluation and Board Self-Evaluation
  • Sunday – 2017 Legislative Session Review
  • Sunday – Intermediate Roles and Responsibilities – Board Culture
  • Sunday –ADA Accommodations and FMLA/OFLA/Work Comp

Gold

  • Saturday – Disrupting Poverty, What to start and what to stop
  • Saturday – Delivering on Equity: Being Intentional and Courageous
  • Saturday – Preventing Cyberbullying
  • Sunday – Charter Schools 201: Authorizing Roles & Responsibility
  • Sunday – Crisis Response: A Legal, Media and Social Media Approach
  • Sunday – 2018 Oregon TELL Survey

 

Friday, July 14, 2017

7:30 am Registration
8:00 am Welcome and Introductions (Cascade C/D Rooms)
8:30 am A Complaint Has Been Appealed for a Board Hearing: Now What? Kate Wilkinson, OSBA
9:45 am How to use the OSBA Key Dates Calendar to Build Your Customized Calendar Peggy Holstedt and Rick Stucky, OSBA
10:15 am Break
10:30 am ADA Accomodations and FMLA/OFLA/Work Comp Peggy Stock, Medford SD
12:00 pm Luncheon (Cascade B Room)
1:00 pm Take Control of Your Time and Get the RIGHT Things Done! Bethanne Kronick, Simplify NW
2:15 pm Break
2:30 pm
Hot Topic Roundtable Discussions
3:40 pm Wrap-Up
4:00 pm Networking Reception (Cascade A Room)
 

Keynote Speaker Bethanne Kronick

Agenda

2017 Pre-Conference: Friday, July 14th

Charter Schools - NACSA's 12 Essential Practices as Guiding Topics for Discussion and Learning
Kristen Miles, Board Development Specialist, OSBA and Kate Pattison, Program Analyst, ODE

8:00 am Welcome and Introductions
8:10 am Essential Practice 1: A Published Mission for Quality Charter Authorizing
8:35 am Essential Practice 2: Staff Assigned to Authorizing Duties (or by Contract)
9:00 am Essential Practice 3: Published Charter School Application Timelines & Materials
9:45 am Essential Practice 4: Established, Documented Criteria for Charter Application Evaluations
10:15 am Break
10:25 am Essential Practice 5: Interview All Charter Applicants
10:45 am Essential Practice 6: Expert Application Review Panels with Internal and External Members
11:05 am Essential Practice 7: Five-Year Charter Terms
11:25 am Essential Practice 8: Contracting with Your Charter School
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Essential Practice 9: Annual Municipal Audits
1:30 pm Essential Practice 10: Provide an Annual Charter School Report
2:15 pm
Break
2:30 pm Essential Practice 11:Establish Charter Renewal Criteria
3:15 pm Essential Practice 12:Establish Charter Revocation Criteria
3:45 pm Q & A and Wrap-Up
4:00 pm Networking Reception (Cascade A Room)

Agenda

Making Meetings Matter
Renee Sessler, Board Development Specialist, OSBA

8:00 am Overview - Intro to Activity
9:00 am Why do Meetings Matter? (Chapter 1)
9:30 am What Makes a Successful Meeting? (Chapter 2)
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Legal Requirements (Chapter 3)
11:00 am Who is Responsible? (Chapter 4)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Why do you Plan? (Chapter 5)
2:00 pm How do you Conduct? (Chapter 6)
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm
How do you Evaluate? (Chapter 7)
3:20 pm Wrap Up - What will you do? (Chapter 8)
3:45 pm Questions
4:00 pm Networking Reception (Cascade A Room)

Agenda

Friday, July 14, 2017

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Pre-Conference Workshop for Board Members on Charter Schools, NACSA’s 12 Essential Practices as Guiding Topics for Discussion & Learning
  • Pre-Conference Workshop for Board Members on Effective Meetings, Making Meetings Matter
  • Pre-Conference Workshop for Administrative Professionals' (Please see Administrative Professionals' link above for more info.)

4:00 pm - Networking Reception with Conference Exhibitors (Cascade A Room). No-host bar and hors d'oeuvres. Guests welcome!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

7:30 am  - Registration

8:00 am  - Welcome and keynote presentation by Dr. William Parrett

9:30 am - Workshops

10:45 am - Break

11:00 am - Workshops

12:15 pm - Luncheon

12:45 pm - Luncheon speaker Heidi Sipe

1:30 pm -  Workshops

2:45 pm - Break

3:00 pm - Hot topics

4:15 pm  - Region Roundtables

 

Sunday, July 16, 2017

8:00 am - Workshops

9:15 am - Break

9:30 am - Workshops

10:45 am - Break

11:00 am - Workshops

12:15 pm - Adjourn

Agenda

Hot Topic Tables

 

Conference registration:

Friday pre-conference workshops (Charter Schools and Making Meetings Matter) and Administrative Professionals' Workshop: The pre-conference workshops and Administrative Professionals' Workshop require separate registration. The cost is $125 per person.

Saturday and Sunday Summer Board Conference: The cost is $185 per person.

Cancellation: There is a $50 fee for each cancellation received after July 7th. No-shows will be billed the full registration fee.

Online registration is now closed. Please contact Sarah Herb at sherb@osba.org with any questions.

Meals:

Friday & Saturday, July 14th & 15th
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided at the Riverhouse Convention Center

Sunday, July 16th
Breakfast will be provided at the Riverhouse Convention Center

 

 

Friday July 14th Administrative Professionals' Workshop

Friday, July 14

Administrative Professionals' Day

Hot Topic Table Handouts

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Saturday July 15th Workshops

Saturday, July 15

Workshops:

            Hot Topic Table Handouts

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Sunday July 16th Workshops

Sunday, July 16

Workshops:

 

Willaim H. Parrett

 William H. Parrett

William H. Parrett is the Director of the Center for School Improvement & Policy Studies
and a professor of education at Boise State University. He has received international
recognition for his work in school improvement related to children and adolescents who
live in poverty. His professional experiences include public school teaching and
principalships, curriculum design and media production, college leadership, teaching,
research, and publication.

Throughout his career, Bill has worked to improve the educational achievement of all children and youth, particularly
those less advantaged. Toward this goal, his efforts have resulted in the creation of numerous policies, programs, and
interventions designed to help educators, schools, communities, and universities benefit from research and best practice.
These efforts have positively impacted the lives of thousands of young people, many who live in poverty.

Click here for a summary of what Dr. Parrett presented in March at the NSBA Annual Conference

Click here for Dr. Parrett's Full Bio

 

 Heidi SipeHeidi Sipe

Heidi Sipe, Umatilla School District superintendent since 2007, was named the 2016 Oregon Superintendent of the Year by the Oregon Association of School Executives (OASE) and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA). She is passionate about student success and deeply committed to her community. What sets Heidi apart is her keen ability to think strategically, guided by her integrity. She is a collaborative leader, known throughout Oregon for being a good listener and a bold educator.

In her luncheon message, Heidi will discuss the crucial role school boards hold in developing vision and providing the necessary support to ensure goals become reality. This message will explore barriers and solutions for overcoming the adult obstacles that often hinder student success. Plan on learning during this session and leaving ready to collaborate for the benefit of students.

 

Location

Riverhouse on the Deschutes - 3075 N. Business 97, Bend, OR 97701 (Map/Directions)

Hotel Reservations

When making a reservation at any of the locations listed below please make sure you mention that you are scheduling for the Summer Board Conference with OSBA. We have blocks of rooms at each respective location for a discounted rate.

Riverhouse on the Deschutes - 3075 N. Business 97, Bend, OR 97701

Currently sold out; rooms may become available later.

Call the hotel at 866-453-4480 and specify that you are attending the OSBA  conference. Hotel rates are: $137 single/double; riverview-$147-single/double; and $166 for a suite single/double (limited availability), plus 17.5% tax and fees. Rates cannot be guaranteed after June 23, 2017, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first. A 72-hour cancellation notice is required to avoid penalties.

Information about Riverhouse on the Deschutes room types and the amenities associated with your room reservations is available from the hotel website or by calling 541-389-3111 or toll free 866-453-4480.

or

Bend Inn and Suites, 15 NE Butler Market Rd, Bend, OR 97701

Call the hotel at 541-388-4114 and specify that you are attending the OSBA conference. Hotel rates are 149.99-single/double per night plus 12.2% tax and fees. Rates cannot be guaranteed after June 23,2017, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first. A 24-hour cancellation notice is required to avoid penalties.

Information for the Bend Inn and Suites room types and amenities associated with your room reservations is available from the hotel website or by calling 541-388-4114.

or

My Place Hotel - 550 SW Bond Street, Old Mill District, Bend, OR 97701

Call the hotel at 541-213-2108 and specify that you are attending the OSBA conference. Hotel rates are  $160-single/double per night plus 12.2% fax and fees. Rates cannot be guaranteed after June 16, 2017, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first. A 24-hour cancellation notice is required to avoid penalties.

Information about the My Place Hotel room types and amenities associated with your room reservation is available from the hotel website or by calling 541-213-2108.

Back this year!

A select-group of OSBA Business Partners will be available throughout the conference to provide expert insight on a variety of topics.

Networking opportunities
Date Time Location Opportunity
Fri, July 14      

4:00-
5:30 pm

Cascade

Networking reception with no-host bar and hors d'oeuvres. (Attendees may bring a guest)

Sat, July 15 9:15-9:30 am Lobby Refreshment break
Sat, July 15 10:45-
11 am
Lobby Refreshment break
Sat, July 15 2:45-
3 pm
Lobby Refreshment break  
Sun, July 16

9:15-
9:30 am

Lobby Refreshment break
Sun, July 16 10:45-
11 am
Lobby Refreshment break

Partners



Property and Casualty Coverage for Education (PACE)

PACE, an OSBA strategic partner, is the leading provider of property and casualty coverage for public schools, education service districts, community colleges and charter schools. 

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DLR Group DLR Group designs learning environments that unite students, teachers and communities in educational excellence.


Piper Jaffray
Municipal bond investment banking firm with expertise in underwriting, financial advisory services, portfolio management and market making for fixed income securities. 
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Ball Janik, LLP
Ball Janik LLP has extensive experience representing school districts in matters ranging from site acquisition and land use, construction and design, construction defects and insurance recovery.


American Reading Company
Built and run by education activists, American Reading Company is a trusted partner of 5,320 schools and 1,070 districts in 50 states. Our team helps strengthen district and school capacity at every level by placing literacy and agency at the heart of school transformation. Our mission is to ensure every student is reading on or above grade level. As a result, all students read, write, discuss, think, investigate, and solve problems at ever-increasing levels of proficiency. Their academic performance is accelerated and their life prospects are fundamentally improved.

Partners

  • PACE is celebrating 10 years of service.
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