KSBA Fall Regional Meetings to focus on new, state-mandated board member training; dates set, hosts still selecting meeting sites

The dates and the program are confirmed for this year’s KSBA Fall Regional Meetings that begin in mid-September and run through mid-November.

Here is the schedule, region and host district (note: meeting site may be outside that district):

Monday, Sept. 16            Upper Ky. River                 Hazard Independent

Tuesday, Sept. 24            Middle Cumberland            Casey County

Thursday, Sept. 26           Central Ky.                         Woodford County

Monday, Sept. 30            Second                               Christian County

Tuesday, Oct. 1                First                                   Hickman County

Thursday, Oct. 3               Northern Ky.                      Pendleton County

Tuesday, Oct. 22               Third                                  Warren County

Tuesday, Oct. 29               Fourth                                West Point Independent

Monday, Nov. 4                Eastern Ky. South              Wolfe County

Tuesday, Nov. 5                Eastern Ky. North              Morgan County

Thursday, Nov. 7              Fifth                                    Trimble County

Tuesday, Nov. 12             Upper Cumberland              East Bernstadt Independent

This year’s program will provide information on KSBA’s response to pending state regulations on new training for school board members. Staff will give superintendents and board members information on development of new workshops on district financial management, on changes in board evaluations of superintendents and on the new course on board member ethics.

Each meeting also is to feature a communication from Gov. Steve Beshear and/or First Lady Jane Beshear on districts’ actions on board policies to raise the high school dropout age starting in 2015.

Regional meetings are to begin with a social gathering around 5:30 p.m. local time, dinner at 6 p.m. and the program to follow. Elections for new regional chairpersons will take place in six regions, and more information will be sent out to members in those regions shortly.  The next edition of Boardcast in early August will have the meeting location information from the host districts.

To confirm in which region your board is located, click here  http://www.ksba.org/KSBASchoolDistrictsbyRegion.aspx.

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