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 ANNUAL CONVENTION

The 2016 NDSBA Annual Convention will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 27-28, at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck.  The New Member Seminar and School Law Seminar will be on Thursday, October 27.  The convention opening session will be at 3:00 on Thursday.  For more information, click on the links below. 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
PRECONVENTION SESSIONS
THURSDAY, October 27, 2016
7:00-8:00 a.m. Registration - Dakota Ballroom Coatroom
Continental Breakfast - Foyer
8:00-2:45 School Law Seminar
8:00-2:45 New Member Seminar
 
NDSBA CONVENTION
THURSDAY, October 27, 2016
3:00-5:00 OPENING CONVENTION SESSION - Recharge, Reenergize, and Refocus: At Our Best and Leading the Way!
  Murray Banks  
  First Business Session
 
FRIDAY, October 28, 2016
7:30 a.m. Registration - Dakota Ballroom Coatroom
  Exhibit Visitation - Courtyard (coffee and rolls available)
8:00-9:00 GENERAL SESSION - Never Quit
Robert O'Neill
9:30-11:30 Business Managers' Sessions
9:30-10:15 CLINIC SESSIONS
  Evolving Benefits for Students with Flex Mod Schedule
School Finance 101
AdvancEd Accreditation
Collective Bargaining Contract Language
What NASCAR and School Boards Have in Common
Small Organized Schools: Online Ag Ed in the Classroom
10:30-11:15 CLINIC SESSIONS
  ND State ESSA Accountability Plan
Superintendent, Business Manager, and Board Evaluation
Collective Bargaining Contract Language [repeat]
Open Records and Meeting Laws in ND
Legislators' Perspective on the 2017 Legislative Session
Small Organized Schools: Mental Health and Suicide Training
11:30-12:15 CLINIC SESSIONS
  Human Trafficking 101
Superintendent, Business Manager, and Board Evaluation [repeat]
What NASCAR and School Boards Have in Common [repeat]
Investigation: Role of the School Administrator and the School Board
Small Organized Schools Annual Board Meeting
11:30-12:15 Business Managers' Lunch Buffet
12:15-1:15 Lunch Buffet & Exhibit Visitation
1:15-2:15 GENERAL SESSION - Farm Kid to Rocketman and Beyond: One Little Step at a Time
Story Musgrave
2:30-3:15 CLINIC SESSIONS
  Raising the Bar: Changing and Creating a Positive Culture for Students
Balancing Your Mojo
Understanding Cyber Security
AVID: Advancement Via Individual Determination
3:30 Second Business Session & Delegate Assembly
4:30 (approx) Adjourn