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New Board Member Workshops

Nebraska General Election - November 3

New Board Member Candidate Webinars
Monday, October 12  |  12:00 to 1:00 pm CT

Suggested audience
New school board candidates, board presidents, superintendents/ESU administrators, superintendent assistants


In anticipation of the upcoming elections, Nebraska Association of School Boards is hosting a Candidate Webinar led by Marcia Herring, Director of Board Leadership! Tune in as we present an overview of the roles and responsibilities of school board members and answer questions posed by you and your peers. All you need is a computer and internet!

This is a free, live webinar open to all board candidates running for NASB membership districts. We also encourage board presidents, superintendents/ESU administrators, superintendent assistants to attend alongside their candidates!

New Board Member Workshop & Webinars
New Board Member Workshop
Wednesday, December 2
Kearney Holiday Inn  |  9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Registration Opens Monday, October 5
NASB Member: $100/person Non-Member: $200/person

Suggested audience
Newly elected board members, current board members, experienced board members, mid-term, or appointed board members, and superintendents/ESU Administrators

Contact Makenzie Barry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 1-800-422-4572 with  questions. 

2020-21 New Board Member Webinars
5:50 to 8:30 PM CT
Each module will be presented "live" over the course of four evenings 

Module I – Board Role and Responsibilities | November 30, December 1, 2 & 3, 2020
Module II – Open Mtgs Law/Advocacy | December 7, 8, 9, & 10, 2020
Module III – At the Board Table | January 4, 5, 6 & 7, 2021
Module IV – Board Leadership | February 1, 2, 3 & 4, 2021

The Fundamentals of Board Service

Every even year following November elections, NASB conducts regional New Board Member Workshops across Nebraska designed for newly elected school board members, as well as current board members; experienced board members; mid-term appointed board members; and Superintendents/ESU Administrators.  

Learning Objectives include: 

  • Mission, Vision, and Goals
  • Policy Governance
  • Community Engagement
  • Accountability & Student Achievement
  • Advocacy
  • District Resources
  • Board Operations
  • Board-Superintendent Relations
  • Professional Development