Workshops

PLEASE NOTE: To register for a KASB workshop - please click on "Member Portal" at the top of this page. You'll then be asked to log in. If you are already logged in, please CLICK HERE and you'll be taken directly to the events page in the portal.  If you have any questions, please contact KASB at 785-273-3600, 800-432-2471 or pinpoint@kasb.org.

KASB offers a wide range of educational programming to keep board members and administrators informed. Each year the offerings are described in a Curriculum Guide. Participating members receive credit for attendance in a program called the “KASB Leadership Academy.” Awards are presented at the end of each fiscal year. A “Season Pass” option allows members to send an unlimited number of participants to certain workshops throughout the year for a flat fee.

For a complete list of current training opportunities, click here.

8/18/2020 2:00 PM

Clerks/HR/Payroll Support Webinar Pt 11

8/18/2020
8/18/2020 2:00 PM - 8/18/2020 3:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" />KASB staff will conduct an interactive discussion for KASB Legal Assistance Fund&nbsp;Superintendents, Board Clerks, Deputy Clerks, Human Resources and Payroll Staff via ZOOM. The focus will be&nbsp;district-office financial and business-related functions, including employee benefits, payroll, contract fulfillment and assigned duties among other related topics.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
8/19/2020 12:00 PM

Board Leadership Forum 081920

8/18/2020
8/19/2020 12:00 PM - 8/19/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" /> Join us from 12-1 p.m. Wednesday for &ldquo;Lunch and Learns&rdquo; with&nbsp; staff members from KASB Leadership Services and Legal.</p> <p>We will cover the most relevant and timely information you need to make decisions for your schools during this on-going COVID-19 public health crisis and current school closure, plus provide guidance as you plan for the future. Each session will include opportunities to ask questions and share information with fellow Kansas education leaders.</p> <p>Our discussions will include how current circumstances are affecting district operations and what this means for</p> <ol> <li>Setting and revising board policies;</li> <li>Approving student and staff handbooks;</li> <li>Providing direction to the superintendent;</li> <li>Evaluating the superintendent;</li> <li>Setting goals for the future;</li> <li>Negotiations; and</li> <li>Budget.</li> </ol> <p>Open to all KASB member boards of education and district leaders. No registration fee. However, pre-registration is required to received access to the online sessions via Zoom.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
8/21/2020 12:00 PM

Aug 21st Advocacy Update

8/21/2020
8/21/2020 12:00 PM - 8/21/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" />&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Advocacy Update</strong><strong><br />Friday Aug 21st, 2020<br /> 12 p.m.</strong></p> <p>The session will feature updates on state and federal issues.<br /> <br /> There is no registration fee, but pre-registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> PLEASE NOTE: The advocacy session is available to all who receive the KASB News Briefs, including board members, educators, advocates and media.</p>
8/25/2020 12:00 PM

Special Education, School Closure, and COVID-19: 5 Months Later (Virtual)

8/24/2020
8/25/2020 12:00 PM - 8/25/2020 1:30 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Pathway-Icon-Title-Equity.jpg" alt="" width="96" height="138" />This workshop will feature a review of state and federal law changes and how the state reopening guidance impacts special education law.&nbsp;We will discuss best practices for dealing with limitations caused by abrupt school closures and the impact on students with special needs.&nbsp;This session is season pass eligible. There will be recording for On Demand purchase at a later date. On Demand recordings are not part of the season pass.&nbsp;</p>
8/26/2020 12:00 PM

Board Leadership Forum 082620

8/25/2020
8/26/2020 12:00 PM - 8/26/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" /> Join us from 12-1 p.m. Wednesday for &ldquo;Lunch and Learns&rdquo; with&nbsp; staff members from KASB Leadership Services and Legal.</p> <p>We will cover the most relevant and timely information you need to make decisions for your schools during this on-going COVID-19 public health crisis and current school closure, plus provide guidance as you plan for the future. Each session will include opportunities to ask questions and share information with fellow Kansas education leaders.</p> <p>Our discussions will include how current circumstances are affecting district operations and what this means for</p> <ol> <li>Setting and revising board policies;</li> <li>Approving student and staff handbooks;</li> <li>Providing direction to the superintendent;</li> <li>Evaluating the superintendent;</li> <li>Setting goals for the future;</li> <li>Negotiations; and</li> <li>Budget.</li> </ol> <p>Open to all KASB member boards of education and district leaders. No registration fee. However, pre-registration is required to received access to the online sessions via Zoom.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
8/28/2020 12:00 PM

Board President, Vice President On Demand Training Forum

8/27/2020
8/28/2020 12:00 PM - 8/28/2020 1:30 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Pathway-Icon-Title-Boards.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" />Serving as a board president is both a challenge and an opportunity. KASB&rsquo;s purpose in preparing this On Demand series is to assist the president and vice president in building a working board of education team whose main function will be to establish policies necessary to run the district and to supervise the key work of school boards, which is to improve student achievement through community engagement.<br />It is designed to give all board members, particularly those serving as board president, a basic understanding of the president&rsquo;s responsibilities and relationships with other board members, the superintendent, other administrative staff members and the school district community.</p>
9/2/2020 12:00 PM

Board Leadership Forum 090220

9/1/2020
9/2/2020 12:00 PM - 9/2/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" /> Join us from 12-1 p.m. Wednesday for &ldquo;Lunch and Learns&rdquo; with&nbsp; staff members from KASB Leadership Services and Legal.</p> <p>We will cover the most relevant and timely information you need to make decisions for your schools during this on-going COVID-19 public health crisis and current school closure, plus provide guidance as you plan for the future. Each session will include opportunities to ask questions and share information with fellow Kansas education leaders.</p> <p>Our discussions will include how current circumstances are affecting district operations and what this means for</p> <ol> <li>Setting and revising board policies;</li> <li>Approving student and staff handbooks;</li> <li>Providing direction to the superintendent;</li> <li>Evaluating the superintendent;</li> <li>Setting goals for the future;</li> <li>Negotiations; and</li> <li>Budget.</li> </ol> <p>Open to all KASB member boards of education and district leaders. No registration fee. However, pre-registration is required to received access to the online sessions via Zoom.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
9/3/2020 8:30 AM

Student Discipline Workshop- Virtual

9/2/2020
9/3/2020 8:30 AM - 9/3/2020 12:30 PM
Online
<p>Student discipline is something every school in the state, country, and world must face. Administrators should have a thorough knowledge of these laws, complications, and issues before diving into the world of student discipline.&nbsp;As a result of attending this seminar, attendees will walk away with the following:</p> <ul> <li>A working knowledge of when a public school may take discipline against a student.</li> <li>Guidelines for what discipline a district should impose on a student.</li> <li>An overview of the disciplinary process from top to bottom.</li> <li>How to handle privacy concerns of students involved in disciplinary proceedings.</li> </ul>
9/4/2020 12:00 PM

Sept 4th Advocacy Update

9/3/2020
9/4/2020 12:00 PM - 9/4/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" />&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Advocacy Update</strong><strong><br />Friday Sept 4th, 2020<br /> 12 p.m.</strong></p> <p>The session will feature updates on state and federal issues.<br /> <br /> There is no registration fee, but pre-registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> PLEASE NOTE: The advocacy session is available to all who receive the KASB News Briefs, including board members, educators, advocates and media.</p>
9/9/2020 12:00 PM

Board Leadership Forum 090920

9/8/2020
9/9/2020 12:00 PM - 9/9/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" /> Join us from 12-1 p.m. Wednesday for &ldquo;Lunch and Learns&rdquo; with&nbsp; staff members from KASB Leadership Services and Legal.</p> <p>We will cover the most relevant and timely information you need to make decisions for your schools during this on-going COVID-19 public health crisis and current school closure, plus provide guidance as you plan for the future. Each session will include opportunities to ask questions and share information with fellow Kansas education leaders.</p> <p>Our discussions will include how current circumstances are affecting district operations and what this means for</p> <ol> <li>Setting and revising board policies;</li> <li>Approving student and staff handbooks;</li> <li>Providing direction to the superintendent;</li> <li>Evaluating the superintendent;</li> <li>Setting goals for the future;</li> <li>Negotiations; and</li> <li>Budget.</li> </ol> <p>Open to all KASB member boards of education and district leaders. No registration fee. However, pre-registration is required to received access to the online sessions via Zoom.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
9/11/2020 12:00 PM

Board President, Vice President On Demand Training Forum

9/10/2020
9/11/2020 12:00 PM - 9/11/2020 1:30 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Pathway-Icon-Title-Boards.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" />Serving as a board president is both a challenge and an opportunity. KASB&rsquo;s purpose in preparing this On Demand series is to assist the president and vice president in building a working board of education team whose main function will be to establish policies necessary to run the district and to supervise the key work of school boards, which is to improve student achievement through community engagement.<br />It is designed to give all board members, particularly those serving as board president, a basic understanding of the president&rsquo;s responsibilities and relationships with other board members, the superintendent, other administrative staff members and the school district community.</p>
9/15/2020 2:00 PM

Clerks/HR/Payroll Support Webinar Pt 12

9/14/2020
9/15/2020 2:00 PM - 9/15/2020 3:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" />KASB staff will conduct an interactive discussion for KASB Legal Assistance Fund&nbsp;Superintendents, Board Clerks, Deputy Clerks, Human Resources and Payroll Staff via ZOOM. The focus will be&nbsp;district-office financial and business-related functions, including employee benefits, payroll, contract fulfillment and assigned duties among other related topics.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
9/16/2020 12:00 PM

Board Leadership Forum 091620

9/15/2020
9/16/2020 12:00 PM - 9/16/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" /> Join us from 12-1 p.m. Wednesday for &ldquo;Lunch and Learns&rdquo; with&nbsp; staff members from KASB Leadership Services and Legal.</p> <p>We will cover the most relevant and timely information you need to make decisions for your schools during this on-going COVID-19 public health crisis and current school closure, plus provide guidance as you plan for the future. Each session will include opportunities to ask questions and share information with fellow Kansas education leaders.</p> <p>Our discussions will include how current circumstances are affecting district operations and what this means for</p> <ol> <li>Setting and revising board policies;</li> <li>Approving student and staff handbooks;</li> <li>Providing direction to the superintendent;</li> <li>Evaluating the superintendent;</li> <li>Setting goals for the future;</li> <li>Negotiations; and</li> <li>Budget.</li> </ol> <p>Open to all KASB member boards of education and district leaders. No registration fee. However, pre-registration is required to received access to the online sessions via Zoom.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
9/17/2020 8:30 AM

Employment Law Virtual

9/16/2020
9/17/2020 8:30 AM - 9/17/2020 12:30 PM
Online
<p style="text-align: left;"><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Pathway-Icon-Title-Staff.jpg" alt="" width="96" height="138" />KASB Legal Staff will provide training on key topics related to employees in your district. Employment law covers common and not so common circumstances that may impact an employee&rsquo;s job status.</p>
9/18/2020 12:00 PM

Sept 18th Advocacy Update

9/17/2020
9/18/2020 12:00 PM - 9/18/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" />&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Advocacy Update</strong><strong><br />Friday Sept 18th, 2020<br /> 12 p.m.</strong></p> <p>The session will feature updates on state and federal issues.<br /> <br /> There is no registration fee, but pre-registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> PLEASE NOTE: The advocacy session is available to all who receive the KASB News Briefs, including board members, educators, advocates and media.</p>
9/23/2020 12:00 PM

Board Leadership Forum 092320

9/22/2020
9/23/2020 12:00 PM - 9/23/2020 1:00 PM
Online
<p><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Pathway-Icon-Title-Effective.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="138" /> Join us from 12-1 p.m. Wednesday for &ldquo;Lunch and Learns&rdquo; with&nbsp; staff members from KASB Leadership Services and Legal.</p> <p>We will cover the most relevant and timely information you need to make decisions for your schools during this on-going COVID-19 public health crisis and current school closure, plus provide guidance as you plan for the future. Each session will include opportunities to ask questions and share information with fellow Kansas education leaders.</p> <p>Our discussions will include how current circumstances are affecting district operations and what this means for</p> <ol> <li>Setting and revising board policies;</li> <li>Approving student and staff handbooks;</li> <li>Providing direction to the superintendent;</li> <li>Evaluating the superintendent;</li> <li>Setting goals for the future;</li> <li>Negotiations; and</li> <li>Budget.</li> </ol> <p>Open to all KASB member boards of education and district leaders. No registration fee. However, pre-registration is required to received access to the online sessions via Zoom.</p>
9/24/2020 9:00 AM

Student Rights AM Virtual

9/23/2020
9/24/2020 9:00 AM - 9/24/2020 12:00 PM
Online
<p style="text-align: left;"><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Pathway-Icon-Title-Equity.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="144" /></p> <p><strong>Thursday 9/24/20 Zoom 9-noon</strong></p> <p><strong>Student Rights Training Outcomes:</strong></p> <p>It is difficult to remember that each one of the students that passes through the schoolhouse doors is an individual person with the same Constitutional rights as anyone else. It is difficult to not see them as children and students but rather as individuals with rights. That is where this seminar comes into play! Attendees of this seminar will get a crash course in those important rights board members and administrators need to keep in mind when dealing with students. Seminar topics will include Free Speech, Special Education, Discipline, and Extracurricular Activities. </p>
9/24/2020 1:00 PM

Section 504 Legal Training PM Virtual

9/23/2020
9/24/2020 1:00 PM - 9/24/2020 4:00 PM
Online
<p style="text-align: left;"><img class="alignleft" src="https://kasb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Pathway-Icon-Title-Equity.jpg" alt="" width="100" height="144" /></p> <p><strong>Thursday 9/24/20 Zoom 1 - 4 p.m.</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>Section 504 Training Outcomes:</strong><br /> In this training, participants will learn about District&rsquo;s responsibilities to students under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, including a short refresher on basic background information, then discussing the forms, timelines, and processes district personnel must understand, and finally reviewing the real world application of the information through case studies pulled from real 504 cases handled through the Office of Civil Rights and in courts nationwide.</p>