Hot Topic Conferences

2018 March Hot Topic Conference
March 14, 2018
Wytheville, VA

Join the VSBA for the Southwest Hot Topic Conference. This conference will bring together dynamic speakers addressing issues important and relevant to every school division regardless of locality. Hear local division representatives discuss how partnerships can support student success. Attendees will also hear from the Virginia Department of Education on mental health and creating trauma response in schools. As well as learn about the need for integrated student support, teaching problem solving and empowerment through traditional hands on lessons in making and creating.

To Register, Click Here. Registration for VSBA conferences is open to VSBA members and affiliates.  For more information, contact Madeline Slubowski, coordinator of board development, at

For the meeting brochure, click here

Thank you to our sponsor, Mountain Valley Transportation!

2018 April Hot Topic Conference

April 17, 2018
Chesterfield, VA

Join us for the 2018 VSBA Hot Topic Conference. Come hear how to advance the outcome for all students in your division. Patte Barth will give an inside look at the national data on equity within education; while Chris Duncombe will narrow in on the data specifically from Virginia. Learn more about a NEW angle for creating equity in the world of education. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley focuses on creating diverse schools through bold leadership. To close the day attendees will hear from a panel presentation of superintendents and board members from school divisions around the state on policy, practice, progress, and pitfalls.

We hope you will be able to join us for this informative and timely conference!

To register, click here.

For the meeting brochure, click here

Thank you to our sponsor, BCWH!

For more information, contact Madline Slubowski, coordinator of board development, at