Policy Subscription Services

Setting policy for the school district is one of a school board's primary responsibilities.

OSSBA's policy services offerings are an affordable way to make sure your district's policies are up-to-date and reflect a school district's vision and goals. Policy also ensures a school district is in legal compliance with state and federal mandates and it enables effective governance that supports improved student achievement and operational efficiency.

We offer a range policy services to meet school district needs:


$1,000 per year (effective July 1, 2022)
  • Review board minutes monthly.
  • Revise or develop new, customized policies based on information from board minutes (within the subscription period). A district may receive 12 new or revised policies per year, or any requested. Any policies requested over 12 will be available for $75/policy (also available electronically).
  • Provide new or newly updated SDE required policies (customized).
  • Provide board members and superintendents monthly PSST policy newsletter (digital delivery for superintendents).
  • Provide superintendents with three sample policies related to newsletter topics.
  • Provide annual policy revisions in digital format based on legislative action during subscription year (customized).
  • Provide policies customized during the subscription year in a digital format.


$2,000 for 10-hour
analysis of existing manual
  • Suggested policies may be purchased at the current per policy fee of $75.
  • If a current policy services subscriber, suggested policies may be provided up to 12 policies with additional policies available at the current per policy fee of $75.


  • Review school handbooks (teacher, parent, student)
  • Review negotiated agreements
  • Review the current policy manual and/or other written policies

District will receive:

  • 100 new policies generated from the review
  • Codification of each policy in accordance with the OSSBA uniform coding system
  • Draft copy of district manual for review, revision and approval
  • Table of Contents indicating the policies included in your manual
  • Policy manual in a customized binder and tabbed for easy reference (upon board approval of manual)
  • Manual for each board member or for the superintendent and additional books for open records requests
  • One-year subscription to PSST! (Policy Newsletter) for one year
  • Electronic version of customized manual

Estimated cost is $7,000 payable in three installments. The first installment of $3,000 is due upon acceptance of the contract.  The second installment of $2,000 is due upon receipt of the first draft copy. The third installment of $2,000 issued upon receipt and acceptance of the completed set of manuals.

Streamline your board policy management with OSSBA’s online policy hosting service! With this cloud-based service, your district’s policies are easy to update and always just a few clicks away! Full-text searching makes it easy to find what you need quickly. The service includes a one-time conversion fee and and an annual hosting fee.


As a member of OSSBA, am I automatically entitled to free policies?

No. The OSSBA policies are a fee-based service.

Does the OSSBA maintain an online policy catalog for schools to review?

No. Policies are not available online. Policy subscribers may request policies at any time. Subscribers are entitled to up to 12 policies per year via fax, mail, or electronic means.

Do you have a policy “book” that I can purchase?

No. The OSSBA does not have a “one-size fits all” publication that we provide to membership. The OSSBA offers a customized policy manual service that is tailored to meet the individual needs of each school district. We also have a policy CD available for $$1,000 which contains samples of those policies that are required by state law or accreditation standards.


Learn more about OSSBA Policy Services Subscriptions


Subscribe here for maintenance service, or basic or custom policy review.


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