Event Materials

Looking for presentations and handouts from the ASBA event you attended? Or, would you like to see what you missed if you weren't able to attend? Click on the date and event title below to view or download copies of any available materials from ASBA's special events.

ASBA encourages all members to BYOD, Bring Your Own Device, to access documents electronically and follow along during special events. To help, links to documents will be emailed to registered attendees prior to most special events.

Event materials will also be posted on this page the day of the event.

May 9, 2017: ASBA/AAEA Joint Leadership Conference

2017 Legislative Session Highlights and Implications
Dr. Richard Abernathy, AAEA Executive Director
Dr. Tony Prothro, ASBA Executive Director

R.I.S.E. Arkansas: Promoting a Positive Reading Culture in Arkansas
Donna Ziller, ADE Special Advisor

School Facilities Update
Brad Montgomery, DPSAFT Director

What's New in Election Campaigns: Legislative Changes and Their Implications
Boyce Watkins, ASBA Advocacy Director

Lessons from the Trenches: Advice from Millage Veterans

Accountability Updates: Implications for Your District's Policy and Practice
Dr. Mark Gotcher, ADE Deputy Director
Dr. Ivy Pfeffer, ADE Assistant Commissioner of Educator Effectiveness & Licensure
Tina Smith, ADE Director of Special Projects

January 17, 2017: ASBA School Law Seminar

First Amendment in Schools
Cody Kees, Attorney at Law, Bequette & Billingsley, P.A.   

Overtime Overhaul: What You Need to Know About Exempt and Non-Exempt Status and Other Wage and Hour Pitfalls 
Missy Duke, Attorney at Law, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C

Startup Lessons: Hiccups and Legal Quirks in Forming the New Jacksonville School District
Scott Richardson, Attorney at Law, McDaniel, Richardson & Calhoun

A Practical Guide to Providing Legally Compliant Employee and Student Hearings
Jay Bequette, Attorney at Law, Bequette & Billingsley, P.A.

Undocumented Students and Undocumented Parents: Legal Issues and Planning Strategically
Kristen Craig Garner, Staff Attorney, Arkansas School Boards Association

December 7-9, 2016: ASBA Annual Conference

Please visit the 2016 ASBA Annual Conference webpage to view presentations and materials from that event.

June 16-17, 2016: ASBA Summer Leadership Institute

Peak Performance University: 9 Essential Skills of the Workplace
David Rolland, Pangburn High School Principal, and Pangburn High School Teachers & Students

Time Serving Students Instead of Students Serving Time
Crystal Marquez & Roxanne Enix, Pea Ridge School District Directors

Mars and Venus: Teaching to Boys and Girl
Terri McCann, West Memphis Elementary Principal, and Bragg Elementary Teachers & Staff

A+ in Action
Sheila Whitlow, White County Central School District Superintendent; Beverly Froud, WCC Elementary Principal; and WCC Elementary Teachers and Students

April 28, 2016: ASBA/AAEA Joint Leadership Conference

2016 Fiscal Session Highlights, Dr. Richard Abernathy, AAEA Executive Director, and Dr. Tony Prothro, ASBA Executive Director

ESSA: What We Know & Don’t Know About the New Federal Legislation, Johnny Key, Education Commissioner

Looking Ahead: Planning Now and Taking Actions for Slimmer Financial Times, Robyn Keene, AAEA Financial Consultant

Facilities Update

Emerging Opportunities for Advancing Leadership

Hot Topic: Arkansas Schools of Innovation, Dr. Denise Airola, OIE Director

Schools of Innovation Continued:  Real Success Stories from the Trenches

Dec. 9-11, 2015: ASBA Annual Conference

Please visit the 2015 ASBA Annual Conference webpage to view presentations and materials from that event.

June 18-19, 2015: ASBA Summer Leadership Institute

Early Bird Workshop – Social Media: Friend or Foe, Jay Bequette and Jennifer George

Conversion Charters: What Are They and How Do I Get One?

NSLA: Increasing the Opportunities/Decreasing the Achievement Gap, Sylvia Moore

Reshaping Young Lives with Dyslexia Intervention, Dale Query

Extending Opportunities Beyond the Standard HS Diploma

If you have questions regarding previous conferences or workshops, please contact Dr. Anne Butcher, Board Development Director.