New York State School Boards Association

Next on the Agenda

NYSSBA’s newest member benefit, Next on the Agenda, is a monthly 2-minute video designed to introduce you to an important educational development that is deserving of your attention and likely to impact your school district soon. The suggested agenda topics are timely and relevant and include links to resources that will help inform your discussions at school board meetings.
August 5, 2018
Previous Episodes
July 2, 2018
 
Is your school board ready to R.O.C.K.?
You may be surprised that high performing school boards have a lot in common with successful rock and roll bands. Both require a commitment to teamwork, outstanding stakeholder communications, and strong interpersonal relationships. Find out if your board R.O.C.K.s.
June 8, 2018
 
New K-12 Mental Health Curriculum
School districts across the state are preparing for the July 2018 implementation of the new mental health education curriculum. School boards have an important role in the process.
May 1, 2018
 
Welcoming New Members to Your School Board
School Board election season is the backdrop for May’s Next on the Agenda, Understanding the Basics. Executive Director Tim Kremer reminds boards not to forget the basics as they are welcoming new board members and preparing for the annual organizational meeting and summer trainings.
April 3, 2018
 
School Safety Policies, Procedures and Plans: The Perfect Community Engagement Opportunity
Tim Kremer encourages board members to participate in open-minded discussions about emerging safety issues while they are conducting the annual review and update of the District-wide School Safety Plan and the Building-level Emergency Response Plans.
March 9, 2018
 
Smartphone Policy: An updated perspective
Take a look at the proliferation of smartphones in the K-12 classroom, both as a learning and communication tool, along with the associated risks and opportunities.
March 6, 2018
 
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