Onsite Training & Support

KASB's on-site training is a great option offered to all KASB members. KASB staff have the skills and knowledge to present facilitated learning opportunities, ranging from informal learning to formal coursework to practical on-site training on the topics of the district’s choice. Whether it is through mentoring,supervision or technical assistance, for administrators, certified or classified staff or for the whole board, KASB can provide what your district needs.

Why participate?

  • On-site training enables more to attend.
  • Several districts in an area can join together to save costs.
  •  Reduce travel time for board members and staff.
  • Individualized instruction customized to meet local needs.
  • Handouts and support materials provided.
  • Follow-up activities available upon request.
  • We focus on practical suggestions and guidelines to address local issues.
Whole Board Training is one of the most effective board development options available. Whole Board Training is delivered on-site, customized to meet your district’s specific staff development and board training needs. Whole Board Training works with an individual board (or in some cases, a group of boards in a region) to discuss issues, provide information and establish policies and procedures designed to accomplish your mission.

KASB has a staff of experts available to travel to your district and work with your board. On-site training is advantageous to the district because more individuals from the district are able to participate! Time constraints and travel costs are significantly reduced when training is conducted in the district.

Advocacy and Research

A few topic ideas
  • Advocacy Training
  • Advocacy and Community Engagement Planning Model
  • Local, State and National Education Trends
  • Community Conversations
  • Local Leadership for Success (Based on KASB's Leadership for Tomorrow program)
  • Local Meeting All Kids' Needs Program
  • Community Engagement
  • Demographics and Enrollment Projections
Contact KASB at 800-432-2471

Staff Contacts:
Mark Tallman, KASB Associate Executive Director/Advocacy
Tom Krebs, Governmental Relations Specialist
Ted Carter, Research Specialist

Learn more about KASB's Advocacy and Research Services

Communications & Public Relations

A few topic ideas
  •  Internal/External Communications 
  •  Media Relations 
  •  Public Relations 
  •  Communication Audits 
  •  Communication Plans 
  •  Community Relations
  •  Community Engagement
  •  School-Business Partnerships 
  •  Branding, Marketing 
  •  Social Media Training 
Contact KASB at 800-432-2471 or email kasbsolutions@kasb.org
Staff Contact: Carol Pitts, Assistant Executive Director/Marketing and Public Relations

KASB Legal

Learn more about KASB's Legal/Policy Services Whole Board Training.

A few topic ideas
  • Activity programs
  • Advocacy issues
  • Copyright laws
  • Crisis planning
  • Demographics
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Free speech
  • District surveys
  • Legal rights and responsibilities
  • Policy issues
  • Property and liability insurance
  • School district population trends
  • School law
  • Sexual harassment
  • Special education
  • Student accident insurance
  • Student discipline
  • Workers compensation
Contact KASB at 800-432-2471 or email legal@kasb.org
Staff Contact: Donna Whiteman, Assistant Executive Director/Legal Services

KASB Leadership Services

Learn more about KASB's Leadership Services Whole Board Training

A few topic ideas
  • Roles and responsibilities of the board and the superintendent
  • Teamwork
  • Key Work of School Boards
  • Long-Range Planning
  • Job descriptions for the board and superintendent
  • Board self-evaluation
  • Superintendent and Board evaluations
  • Board/superintendent/district/community goal setting and strategic planning
  • Board-Superintendent relations
  • Effective Site Councils
  • Communications
  • Effective data use
  • Maximizing district resources in a time of diminished funding
  • Facilities Planning
Contact KASB at 800-432-2471 or email edservices@kasb.org
Staff Contact: Brian Jordan, Assistant Executive Director/Leadership Services