Upcoming Events

Event Information:

  • Mon

    New Board Member Institute

    7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs


    New School Board MemberThe day-long New Board Member Institute with Audit Training is designed for recently elected school board members in the transition from private citizen to public official. This ASBA training institute will include critical information and resources to help new board members become effective board members quickly. It's also a great opportunity for veteran board members to refresh, recharge and work with new board colleagues and superintendents are always a welcome addition.

    Topics covered at the institute will include the Freedom of Information Act, ethics, the roles and responsibilities of board members, and the legally required audit training.  Also included will be the do’s and don’ts of executive sessions, procedures for conducting orderly board meetings, as well as the board’s relationship with the superintendent and community.

    WHEN: NBMI will be held Monday, June 24, 2019. Check-in and continental breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m. The sessions will start at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 3:30 p.m. An on-site lunch is included with registration.

    WHERE: The Hot Springs Convention Center, 134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs, AR 71901

      School board members will earn six hours of boardsmanship training credit for attending.

    REGISTRATION:  Registration links and additional information will be posted late March-early April. Save the date and check back soon for more information!