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Thursday & Friday Round tables Thursday Round Tables 4:50 p.m. & 5:15 p.m. – Registration Area This session of Round Tables provides an informal presentation of two 20-minute sessions. MSBA thanks our presenters for their time and effort this afternoon. Table numbers correspond to the topics listed below. 1. THE SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH FROM START TO FINISH Amy Fullenkamp-Taylor, MSBA Associate Director of Management Services, Minnesota School Boards Association 2. REDUCTION IN STAFF: PLACING TEACHERS ON ULA OR THE NONRENEWAL OF PROBATIONARY TEACHERS Bill Kautt, Associate Director of Management Services, Minnesota School Boards Association 3. MOVING TO PAPERLESS MEETINGS WITH IPADS AND BOARDBOOK Michael Elder, BoardBook Product Consultant, Texas School Boards Association 4. THE MINNESOTA STEM NETWORK: STRENGTHENING STEM EDUCATION THROUGH COMMUNITY SUPPORT Ann Hornickel, Chair, Minnesota STEM Network 5. SNEAK PEEK AT MSBA’S NEW WEBSITE Kirk Schneidawind, Executive Director, and Bruce Lombard, Associate Director of Communications, Minnesota School Boards Association 6.

 OMMUNICATION: IT IS THE HUMAN CONNECTION AND THE KEY TO C MOVING FORWARD WITH MSBA’S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA Grace Keliher, Director of Governmental Relations, and Denise Dittrich, Associate Director of Governmental Relations, Minnesota School Boards Association

Friday Round Tables 8:00 a.m. – Exhibit Hall B This session of Round Tables provides an informal presentation of three 20-minute sessions. MSBA thanks our presenters for their time and effort this morning. Table numbers correspond to the topics listed below. 1. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION Amy Fullenkamp-Taylor, Associate Director of Management Services, Minnesota School Boards Association 2. REDUCTION IN STAFF: PLACING TEACHERS ON ULA OR THE NONRENEWAL OF PROBATIONARY TEACHERS Bill Kautt, Associate Director of Management Services, Minnesota School Boards Association 3. NATIONAL CONNECTION: LEARN ABOUT HIGH-QUALITY NATIONAL RESOURCES DESIGNED TO KEEP YOUR DISTRICT ON THE LEADING EDGE IN AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION Laurie Hart, Senior Development Manager, National School Boards Association

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4. MOVING TO PAPERLESS MEETINGS WITH IPAD AND BOARDBOOK Michael Elder, BoardBook Product Consultant, BoardBook 5. SCHOOL BOARD LEARNING WALKS Lynne Kovash, Superintendent; Cindy Fagerlie, School Board Member; and Matt Valan, School Board Member, Moorhead Area School District 6. NEW SCHOOL MEALS OPPORTUNITY: COMMUNITY ELIGIBILITY OPTION Debra Lukkonen, School Meals Program Director, Minnesota Department of Education 7. THE MINNESOTA STEM NETWORK: STRENGTHENING STEM EDUCATION THROUGH COMMUNITY SUPPORT Ann Hornickel, Chair, Minnesota STEM Network 8. TOP 10 TIPS FOR CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE EMPLOYEE INVESTIGATIONS Peter Martin, Attorney, Knutson, Flynn & Deans, P.A. 9. YOU’VE BEEN SERVED WITH A SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT – NOW WHAT? Michelle Kenney, Attorney, Knutson, Flynn & Deans, P.A. 10. PAST PRACTICES AND UNION CONTRACTS Kevin Rupp, Attorney, Rupp, Anderson, Squires & Waldspurger, P.A. 11. MINNESOTA YOUTH INSTITUTE, WORLD FOOD PRIZE: GET YOUR DISTRICT ON BOARD! Mary Kay Delvo, Clerk, Fridley School District and Minnesota Youth Institute Coordinator, University of Minnesota; Heather Stone, Senior, Mounds View High School, former Minnesota Youth Institute and Global Youth Institute participant and U of M MNYI Summer Internship participant; and Eric Sawatzke, Agriculture Instructor and MNYI Teacher Mentor, DasselCokato School District 12. READY! FOR KINDERGARTEN Carmen Cook, READY! For Kindergarten Coordinator; Tom Umhoefer, Director of Community Education; and Vicky Roy, Early Literacy Committee Chair, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 13. I SECOND THAT EMOTION – WHAT BOARD MEMBERS REALLY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER Greg Abbott, Communications Director, Minnesota School Boards Association 14. WHAT’S THE HUBBUB ABOUT MSBA’S DATA HUB? Gary Lee, Associate Director of Management Services, Minnesota School Boards Association 15. BOOSTER CLUBS AND PARENT ORGANIZATIONS – CAUTIONS Bob Lowe, Director of Management Services, Minnesota School Boards Association

2014 Leadership Program/January-February Journal  

2014 January-February Journal and Leadership Conference Program

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