New York State School Boards Association

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NYSSBA’s Annual Convention & Education Expo is Going Virtual!

As your membership Association, NYSSBA takes the health and well-being of its members seriously.  Therefore, we are transforming our annual convention, originally scheduled for October 29-31, into a two-week virtual event.

You’ll receive the same great quality experience that you have come to know and enjoy from our in-person event.

Our virtual convention will provide you with exceptional programming, keynote address, pre-convention events, expo, networking opportunities, entertainment and much more!

The dates and times of the virtual convention will be announced in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, if you have any questions, feel free to contact the individual listed below for your specific inquiry.

Barry Entwistle, Member Relations Director – General Convention – or 518.783.3767

Heidi Longton, Convention & Meeting Manager – Programming/Registration/Speakers – or 518.783.3768

Anna O’Hara, Expo Manager – Education Expo – or 518-783.3710

Cassandra Ingham, Business Development Manager – Sponsorships – or 518.783.3726

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More than 98% of school budgets approved

On Board Online • June 29, 2020

By Paul Heiser
Senior Research Analyst

Despite an economic recession and other stresses during the coronavirus pandemic, voters across the state approved more than 98% of school spending plans this year, according to a NYSSBA analysis.

Of the 675 budgets put before voters, 664 budgets passed - an approval rate of 98.4%. Eleven budgets were defeated.

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Upcoming Events

2020 Live Virtual New School Board Member - Governance Workshop
Date: July 18, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2020 Summer Law Conference - Now a live virtual two day conference
Date: July 21 - 22, 2020
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
2020 Live Virtual New School Board Member - Fiscal Workshop
Date: August 17 - 18, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
2020 Live Virtual New School Board Member - Governance
Date: August 24, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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