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Board candidate workshops and webinar

Led by OSBA experts, these sessions held around the state will lead candidates through a concise and valuable program to help them better understand the everyday roles and responsibilities of school board members and the legal aspects of campaigning and being a board member. In-person workshop dates and locations:

As an alternative, OSBA also is offering this workshop as an on-demand webinar available in early August 2023. The cost is $55. The first half of the webinar will focus on board roles and responsibilities, and the second half will cover campaign finance and legal issues. Click to purchase the webinar

Workshop and webinar participants will receive a Board Candidate Kit, which includes the book "Candidate: A practical guide to running for school board"; a subscription to the OSBA Journal, the premier bimonthly magazine for school board members; and a subscription to Briefcase, a semimonthly newsletter.