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School Board Member Workshop Sponsor Opportunities

Posted on 4.19.2019

Each spring, OSSBA offers 2-day workshop opportunities in OKC and Tulsa. They are designed to help new school board members get off to the right start with some basic training as they begin their terms and are also an opportunity for incumbent school board members to receive more in-depth training and obtain their state-mandated continuing […]

OSSBA Title IX Association Forum Tips

Posted on 3.25.2019

Here are a few tips to get started with OSSBA’s Title IX Association Forum. The forum is accessible by logging into OSSBA’s member portal. After logging in, click on the OSSBA Forum and select the OSSBA Title IX Association Forum as shown above. A few technical notes: Forum access is based on the information we have […]

Guidance from the OSSBA Legal Team: Marijuana, Employee Drug Testing and Worker’s Compensation Claims

Posted on 12.11.2018

Guidance from the OSSBA Legal Team: Marijuana, Employee Drug Testing and Worker’s Compensation Claims A post-accident positive drug test may not be enough for employers – including school districts – to deny workers’ compensation benefits, according to a new appeals court ruling. Instead, employers must demonstrate that drug or alcohol use caused an accident that […]

OSSBA Member Portal Upgrade

Posted on 9.18.2018

OSSBA’s new member portal has features designed to improve the experience for school board members and administrative employees of member school districts. While much of the member portal will look familiar and operates similar to the existing portal, we’ve also made improvements based on feedback received since we first launched the member portal two years […]