Services

The Oklahoma State School Boards Association offers a wide range of services to better serve you as a school board member and to assist your school district.

Board Development

Workshops, region meetings, the annual conference and customized training provided at significantly reduced rates to school districts are available to help school leaders obtain information on the new trends and best practices need to become effective leaders.

BuyBoard

An online group purchasing program for subscribing school districts. OSSBA member school districts are able to request quotes and purchase needed items.

Continuous Strategic Improvement

This strategic planning service is partnership with the K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal at the University of Oklahoma to help districts through the process of developing a five-year plan. This comprehensive process will engage all stakeholder groups to create universal ownership and support for district and school improvement.

e-Funds

An easy to use, sophisticated online payment processing service that is free to the school district to use.

E-Meeting

A user-friendly online service specifically designed for school boards.  Users can eliminate unnecessary paperwork, increase efficiency and reduce costs while enabling board members to utilize the latest in cutting edge technology. To access your eMeeting account, log in here.

Legal Information

Legal information is a core member service that OSSBA provides FREE with membership. In 2015, our attorneys fielded more than 20,000 calls and emails from administrators and school board members!

Policy Services

A variety of policy services provide high-quality and low-cost services to help school boards keep their policies up-to-date and in compliance with state and federal law. We offer subscription services that includes sample policies, online policy hosting and/or customized policy review services.

Oklahoma Library of Digital Resources

The Oklahoma Library of Digital Resources is an innovative project to provide Oklahoma educators with high-quality, interactive teaching resources. It launched in August 2016 with a collection of resources for 10 high school courses so teachers can incorporate digital learning opportunities into their lessons.

Oklahoma Liquid Asset Pool (OLAP)

Allows public school  districts to safely control their internal interest earnings, providing additional dollars to increase the quality of educational services available to students across Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Public Schools Unemployment Compensation Trust Account (OPSUCA)

A public trust that is administered by the OSSBA and is jointly endorsed by CCOSA and OSSBA. This program saves districts tens of thousands of dollars by providing unemployment claims representation, processing, and training on unemployment issues.

Oklahoma Schools Secure Purchasing Card

This purchasing card program is jointly sponsored by OSSBA and CCOSA, creating flexible, streamlined purchasing options through a third-party financial institution, and will provide accountability and reduce paperwork with regard to school expenditures.

Oklahoma Schools Risk Management Trust (OSRMT)

An advocate for Oklahoma public schools, the Oklahoma State School Boards Association endorses the Oklahoma Schools Risk Management Trust (OSRMT). As an alternative to commercial insurance, OSRMT allows member public schools to come together and jointly self-insure against the property and casualty exposures they face today. OSRMT is governed by public school officials in Oklahoma. OSRMT was established to help combat the high cost of traditional property/casualty insurance. Today, OSRMT provides competitively priced property/casualty coverage to school districts across the state and delivers service that is second to none.

Oklahoma State School Boards Association Hiring Consortium

Our statewide job posting service for all members has recently been enhanced in partnership with Frontline Technologies, and is powered by AppliTrack Recruiting. We now also offer an affordable online applicant management system for our members priced by student enrollment, with access to a shared applicant pool across Oklahoma.

Superintendent Search Service

A customized service tailored to meet the needs of your school district in finding your ideal superintendent. Fees are based on the level of assistance that will be provided with regard to the search, and now includes online document management for all application materials.