Schedule

2017 Schedule of Meetings and Conferences

For information, contact Brianna Hundley, coordinator of board development, at brianna@vsba.org

January 23Capital Conference, Richmond Marriott
Board members and superintendents annually meet at the Capitol when the General Assembly is in session to be briefed on education issues before the General Assembly and to learn effective lobbying techniques. This seminar provides participants with the opportunity to be personally involved in the legislative process. Governor McAuliffe will be in attendance to welcome attendees.

January 24 - New Chairmen/Board Member/Superintendent Orientation, Richmond Marriott
Presented twice a year, this comprehensive day-long conference is designed specifically to give new board members and superintendents an overview of the basics of boardsmanship.

February 16- Webinar
Online sessions are offered at various times throughout the year on educational topics of interest. Information on recorded "on demand" webinars is available at http://www.vsba.org/meetings_conferences/webinars_on_demand/

March 17 - Board of Directors Meeting, VSBA Office, Charlottesville
The quarterly meeting of the VSBA Board of Directors.

April 20 - Hot Topic Conference, Holiday Inn, Charlottesville
These conferences provide an opportunity for school board members to increase their knowledge on current hot button issues.

May 2 - Clerks Workshop, VSBA Office, Charlottesville
A school board clerks stand-alone conference that features topics of interest to new, as well as seasoned, school board clerks. 

May 3 (RESCHEDULED) - Hot Topic Conference, Wytheville Convention Center
These conferences provide an opportunity for school board members to increase their knowledge on current hot button issues.

May 17 - Webinar
Online sessions are offered at various times throughout the year on educational topics of interest. Information on recorded "on demand" webinars is available at http://www.vsba.org/meetings_conferences/webinars_on_demand/

June 1 - Board of Directors Meeting, VSBA Office, Charlottesville
The quarterly meeting of the VSBA Board of Directors.

June 2 - School Law Conference, Shortpump Hilton, Richmond
Designed to provide an update on basic principles of school law and emerging issues, this conference is vital to school board members, superintendents, and school board attorneys. It is held annually during the first week of June.

July 17 - New Chairmen/Board Member/Superintendent Orientation, Richmond Marriott
Presented twice a year, this comprehensive day-long conference is designed specifically to give new board members and superintendents an overview of the basics of boardsmanship.

July 18 - VSBA Conference on Education, Richmond Marriott
The program includes a general session speaker and a multitude of mini-workshops on current educational issues

August 16 - Webinar
Join CPE director Patte Barth who will discuss the findings and how school divisions can help all students prepare for a better future. Information is available at http://www.vsba.org/meetings_conferences/webinars/

August 24 - Board of Directors Meeting, VSBA Office, Charlottesville
The quarterly meeting of the VSBA Board of Directors.

September 28 - Legislative Advocacy Conference, Charlottesville
This conference offers participants the opportunity to learn about upcoming issues for the legislative session, best practices in state-level advocacy, and hot topics in education policy.

October 4 - Webinar
Online sessions are offered at various times throughout the year on educational topics of interest. Information on recorded "on demand" webinars is available at http://www.vsba.org/meetings_conferences/webinars_on_demand/

November 15-17 - VSBA Annual Convention, Williamsburg Lodge
Held each fall, this is the largest gathering of school board members in the state. This conference offers general session speakers, seminars, regional meetings and the annual business meeting of the Association's Delegate Assembly.

December 1 - Board of Directors Meeting, VSBA Office, Charlottesville
The quarterly meeting of the VSBA Board of Directors.

Other:

NSBA/FRN: 1/29-  1/31, Washington D.C

AASA: 3/2 - 3/4, New Orleans, LA

NSBA: 3/25 - 3/27, Denver, CO

 

2018 VSBA Meeting and Conferences