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ASAP Virtual Summer Leadership Conference

July 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

ASAP Virtual Summer Leadership Conference

Join us on July 23, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to noon for a professional learning event tailored just for you! Administrative assistants from around Arizona are invited to register for this FREE informative and engaging conference. Topics like agenda writing, consent agendas and managing public participation will be covered. It’s a conference you won’t want to miss!

ASAP Virtual Summer Leadership Conference

Thursday, July 23, 2020
8:30amWelcomeDr. Sheila Harrison-Williams, Executive Director; Steven Chapman, President, ASBA Board of Directors
8:35am-9:00amAgenda Setting Process (ASAP)The agenda setting process looks different in every school district. In this session, we will take a look at those processes.Chris Thomas, General Counsel and Associate Executive Director; Policy Team
9:00am-9:30amConsent Agenda: What Belongs and What Doesn't?What items belong on a consent agenda? Learn best practices for constructing your consent agenda.Chris Thomas, General Counsel and Associate Executive Director; Nikkie Whaley, Board Support Specialist
9:30am-9:50amLaw and Policy around School District Travel (ASAP)This session will give you the laws and policies around school district travel. David DeCabooter, Policy Analyst and Staff Attorney
9:50am-10:10amTime Management (ASAP)Your job is hard and everyone needs you to do something. How do you manage all those requests and still get your job done?Heidi Otero, Director of Communications; Ellen White, Director of Business and Conference Services
10:15am-10:45am Communication Protocols (ASAP)Board-superintendent communication protocols are critical to successful team dynamics. How can those protocols help you do your job and what does it take to get them established?Nikkie Whaley, Board Support Specialist
10:45am-11:15amManaging Public ParticipationDoes your call to the public/audience ever get out of control? Are you worried it will someday? Learn strategies for maintaining control during contentious call to the public.Chris Thomas, General Counsel and Associate Executive Director; Julie Bacon, Leadership Development Specialist
11:15am-11:35amElections! Board, Bond, Override and MoreIt's a general election year and with that comes a lot of different elections for school districts. What can board members and school district employees do during an election? And, more importantly, what can't be done?Chris Thomas, General Counsel and Associate Executive Director
11:35am-12:00pmNew Team Members? Now What?Whether it's new board members or a new superintendent, new leaders need an onboarding plan. What are the components of a good plan for both new board members or superintendents? What role does veteran board members and board secretaries play in this plan?Julie Bacon, Leadership Development Specialist; DeeAnn Chisman, Lead Executive Assistant, Governing Board Secretary and Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, Paradise Valley Unified School District
12:00pmWrap Up and QuestionsAll

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July 23
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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AZ United States
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