New School Board Member Workshop – Tulsa

June 12, 2021 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Download the agenda.

  • The Board and Superintendent Partnership
  • The Board’s Role in Issues Affecting Students and Staff
  • The Board’s Role in Budget and Finance
  • The Board’s Role in Policy
  • The Board’s Responsibility: Open Meeting/Open Records
  • Anatomy of a Meeting
  • In-basket and Q&A

The New School Board Member Workshop is held in conjunction with the Incumbent School Board Member Workshop (runs concurrently with the New session) and the Making Student Achievement #1 Workshop on Friday, June 11.

Board members may receive up to six credit hours. Credits offered are: Open Meeting Act, Ethics and Finance. This workshop along with the Making Student Achievement #1 workshop May 22 (OKC) or June 11 (Tulsa) will fulfill the new board member 15-month requirements.

Workshop materials will be available for registered attendees the morning of the workshop through the OSSBA member portal.

Can’t make it to the Tulsa sessions?

The New and Incumbent sessions will also be held at the Sheraton Downtown Oklahoma City on Friday, May 21. Making Student Achievement #1 will be held at the Sheraton Downtown Oklahoma City on Saturday, May 22.

Special Hotel Rates

Special sleeping room rates are available for the Sheraton Downtown Oklahoma City and the Tulsa Southern Hills Marriott.

Have a question for the panel to address during the workshop? Submit it in advance here.

Online registration is available through the OSSBA member portal. For information or questions about the member portal, please contact Lisa Deaton by email with your name, district, and email address or call 888.528.3571.

Registration is $150 for members, $300 for non-members. Registrations are due by May 14 (Oklahoma City) or June 3 (Tulsa). Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by the registration due date for a refund (less a $25 cancellation fee). No refunds will be offered after the due date. Registrations after the deadline (including on-site) are $175 ($350 for non-members).

Special savings — combine the New or Incumbent Workshop with Making Student Achievement #1 for a total registration price of $275. Savings available until the end of business May 14 (Oklahoma City) or June 3 (Tulsa).

OSSBA is concerned about the safety and well-being of attendees. Necessary COVID-19-related precautions and protocols will be evaluated and shared closer to the event date.


Southern Hills Marriott
1902 East 71st Street S
Tulsa, OK 73146
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