Calendar

This calendar shows, in date order, KASB Workshops, KASB Search Service vacancy deadlines and other meetings or events our members might be interested in.

July 23, 2018

Board Leadership Team Workshop-Hays

07/23/2018 - 07/23/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Rose Garden Banquet Hall, 2350 E 8th/Hwy 40, Hays, KS 67601
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Registration: 8:30 a.m. | Workshop: 9-3:30 p.m. Registration for this workshop is $150 per person. It is Season Pass eligible.

Topics to be Covered Include:

  • How do I run an efficient and effective board?
  • What should we be considering when evaluating the superintendent?
  • Does this belong in an Executive Sessions?
  • Are we sending the right message about our schools?
  • How do I best advocate for my schools?
  • How do I work through frequent trouble areas of leading the board?
July 24, 2018

McREL Principal Evaluation Training-Topeka

07/24/2018 - 07/24/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
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This training is designed for superintendents and the principals that will be evaluated with the McREL principal evaluation system. Cost is $175 per person. Not Season Pass eligible.

Specific Topics Include:

  • Welcome/ Community Building
  • Overview of the McREL Principal Evaluation System
  • The Balanced Leadership Framework ®
  • 21 Responsibilities
  • McREL’ s Principal Evaluation Instrument
  • Managing Change
  • Change Rubrics
  • Focus/Rubric
  • Purposeful Community/Rubric
  • Planning Change Diagram
  • Balanced Leadership Assessment
  • The Evaluation Process
  • Self-Assessment/Goal setting
  • Conversation Protocol – Goal Setting
  • Mid-Year Evaluation
  • Consolidated Assessment
  • End of the Year/Goal Setting
  • End of Day Reflection/Debrief
July 26, 2018

Board Leadership Team Workshop-Topeka

07/26/2018 - 07/26/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
KASB Office, 1420 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604
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Registration: 8:30 a.m. | Workshop: 9-3:30 p.m. Registration for this workshop is $150 per person. It is Season Pass eligible.

Topics to be Covered Include:

  • How do I run an efficient and effective board?
  • What should we be considering when evaluating the superintendent?
  • Does this belong in an Executive Sessions?
  • Are we sending the right message about our schools?
  • How do I best advocate for my schools?
  • How do I work through frequent trouble areas of leading the board?
August 2, 2018

Successful Student Discipline Strategies-Topeka

08/02/2018 - 08/02/2018
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
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This workshop is designed to help school board members and administrators understand student discipline issues and strategies to help staff and students be more successful in the school environment. 

Registration for this workshop is $150 per person. It is Season Pass eligible.

Topics include: 

  • Student Discipline Procedures
  • Social Media and Free Speech
  • Student Searches
  • Supervision/Liability and Extra Curricular Activities
  • Bullying: What the Law Requires
  • Building Blocks of the Discipline Hearing
August 7, 2018

McREL Principal Evaluation Training-Hays

08/07/2018 - 08/07/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Rose Garden Banquet Hall, 2350 E 8th/Hwy 40, Hays, KS 67601
Register Here

This training is designed for superintendents and the principals that will be evaluated with the McREL principal evaluation system. Cost is $175 per person. Not Season Pass eligible.

Specific Topics Include:

  • Welcome/ Community Building
  • Overview of the McREL Principal Evaluation System
  • The Balanced Leadership Framework ®
  • 21 Responsibilities
  • McREL’ s Principal Evaluation Instrument
  • Managing Change
  • Change Rubrics
  • Focus/Rubric
  • Purposeful Community/Rubric
  • Planning Change Diagram
  • Balanced Leadership Assessment
  • The Evaluation Process
  • Self-Assessment/Goal setting
  • Conversation Protocol – Goal Setting
  • Mid-Year Evaluation
  • Consolidated Assessment
  • End of the Year/Goal Setting
  • End of Day Reflection/Debrief
August 21, 2018

Foundations of Boardsmanship 1.1: Preparing for the Year – Garden City

08/21/2018 - 08/21/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garden City USD 457 - Board Room - 1205 Fleming Street
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This is the second series of Foundations of Boardsmanship trainings and is a supplement to the Foundations of Boardsmanship previously offered. Registration for this two-hour session is $55 per person. It is Season Pass eligible. Agenda:
  • 6:00 p.m. What is coming up? Highlight key events that happen over the course of a year on the board
  • 6:30 p.m. What are the challenges we have experienced related to the roles and responsibilities of the board? Roundtable discussion between board members and KASB staff to provide guidance and support related to situations that they are experiencing
  • 7:00 p.m. What areas should we be focused on when developing board goals? Discuss the McREL What Matters Most framework, and what parts of the system school boards should focus to enhance student success
  • 7:30 p.m. How do we evaluate the superintendent? Discuss key dates and processes necessary to effectively evaluate the superintendent
August 22, 2018

Foundations of Boardsmanship 1.1: Preparing for the Year-Colby

08/22/2018 - 08/22/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Colby USD 315, Board Room, 600 W 3rd St
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This is the second series of Foundations of Boardsmanship trainings and is a supplement to the Foundations of Boardsmanship previously offered. Registration for this two-hour session is $55 per person. It is Season Pass eligible. Agenda:
  • 6:00 p.m. What is coming up? Highlight key events that happen over the course of a year on the board
  • 6:30 p.m. What are the challenges we have experienced related to the roles and responsibilities of the board? Roundtable discussion between board members and KASB staff to provide guidance and support related to situations that they are experiencing
  • 7:00 p.m. What areas should we be focused on when developing board goals? Discuss the McREL What Matters Most framework, and what parts of the system school boards should focus to enhance student success
  • 7:30 p.m. How do we evaluate the superintendent? Discuss key dates and processes necessary to effectively evaluate the superintendent
August 23, 2018

Foundations of Boardsmanship 1.1: Preparing for the Year-Salina

08/23/2018 - 08/23/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Salina USD 305, District Office, 1511 Gypsum
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This is the second series of Foundations of Boardsmanship trainings and is a supplement to the Foundations of Boardsmanship previously offered. Registration for this two-hour session is $55 per person. It is Season Pass eligible. Agenda:
  • 6:00 p.m. What is coming up? Highlight key events that happen over the course of a year on the board
  • 6:30 p.m. What are the challenges we have experienced related to the roles and responsibilities of the board? Roundtable discussion between board members and KASB staff to provide guidance and support related to situations that they are experiencing
  • 7:00 p.m. What areas should we be focused on when developing board goals? Discuss the McREL What Matters Most framework, and what parts of the system school boards should focus to enhance student success
  • 7:30 p.m. How do we evaluate the superintendent? Discuss key dates and processes necessary to effectively evaluate the superintendent
August 25, 2018

KASB Legislative Committee Meeting – Topeka

08/25/2018 - 08/25/2018
9:15 am - 3:00 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
August 25, 2018

KASB Board of Directors Meeting-Topeka

08/25/2018 - 08/25/2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
August 25, 2018

Work Comp Trustees Board Meeting-Topeka

08/25/2018 - 08/25/2018
9:20 am - 1:00 pm
August 28, 2018

Foundations of Boardsmanship 1.1: Preparing for the Year-Topeka

08/28/2018 - 08/28/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
Register Here
This is the second series of Foundations of Boardsmanship trainings and is a supplement to the Foundations of Boardsmanship previously offered. Registration for this two-hour session is $55 per person. It is Season Pass eligible. Agenda:
  • 6:00 p.m. What is coming up? Highlight key events that happen over the course of a year on the board
  • 6:30 p.m. What are the challenges we have experienced related to the roles and responsibilities of the board? Roundtable discussion between board members and KASB staff to provide guidance and support related to situations that they are experiencing
  • 7:00 p.m. What areas should we be focused on when developing board goals? Discuss the McREL What Matters Most framework, and what parts of the system school boards should focus to enhance student success
  • 7:30 p.m. How do we evaluate the superintendent? Discuss key dates and processes necessary to effectively evaluate the superintendent
August 29, 2018

Foundations of Boardsmanship 1.1: Preparing for the Year-Girard

08/29/2018 - 08/29/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SEKESC, 947 W 47 Highway, Girard (Greenbush)
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This is the second series of Foundations of Boardsmanship trainings and is a supplement to the Foundations of Boardsmanship previously offered. Registration for this two-hour session is $55 per person. It is Season Pass eligible. Agenda:
  • 6:00 p.m. What is coming up? Highlight key events that happen over the course of a year on the board
  • 6:30 p.m. What are the challenges we have experienced related to the roles and responsibilities of the board? Roundtable discussion between board members and KASB staff to provide guidance and support related to situations that they are experiencing
  • 7:00 p.m. What areas should we be focused on when developing board goals? Discuss the McREL What Matters Most framework, and what parts of the system school boards should focus to enhance student success
  • 7:30 p.m. How do we evaluate the superintendent? Discuss key dates and processes necessary to effectively evaluate the superintendent
September 5, 2018

Special Education Basics-Topeka

09/05/2018 - 09/05/2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
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Registration: 8:30 a.m. | Workshop: 9-2:45 p.m. Registration for this workshop is $150 per person. It is Season Pass eligible.

Topics include: 

  • Overview of Special Education Law: Its Purpose and School District Responsibilities
  • Least Restrictive Environment - Role of the Principal and Special Ed Staff in the I.E.P. Process
  • Discipline of Special Education Students-It’s Different!
  • Developing the I.E.P.: What the Endrew F Decision Requires Districts to Now Do…
  • Breakout A - Seclusion and Restraint: Update on Emergency Safety Interventions
  • Breakout B - Service Dogs, Allergies, and Section 504 Accommodations
  • Questions
September 11, 2018

Leading the Change Effort and Connecting to KESA-Topeka

09/11/2018 - 09/11/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
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Registration: 8:30 a.m. | Workshop: 9-3:45 p.m. Registration for this workshop is $150 per person. It is Season Pass eligible.

As districts have launched into the Kansas Educational Systems Accreditation, there have been efforts made to align to the new statewide vision.  As districts respond to the new vision and accreditation system by implementing improvement plans their system alignment efforts often stall as the change becomes reality for the individuals expected to implement the changes.  This session is designed to equip leaders with strategies, insights and plans for leading through those changes.​Participants will walk away with practical ideas and plans for addressing barriers they are experiencing related to their implementation efforts.

September 18, 2018

Avoiding Legal Liability at the Building Level-Topeka

09/18/2018 - 09/18/2018
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
KASB Office, Topeka
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Registration: 8:00 a.m. | Workshop: 8:30-2:45 p.m. Registration for this workshop is $150 per person. It is Season Pass eligible.

Topics include: 

  • Student Discipline Procedures What Kansas Law Require
  • Enrollment, Out of District Students, Homeless Students, and Parent Custody Battles
  • Pitfalls of Sexual Harassment and Bullying Behaviors
  • Conducting Student and Employee Investigations and Documentation Requirements
  • Oh No! Social Media Headaches at and after School – Students and Employees
  • Protecting Students and Employees: Defining Boundaries on Interactions with Students and Staff
  • Questions