The 2023 Negotiations Seminar was held on February 2-3 at the Bismarck Hotel. A full agenda is available here. If you have questions, please contact Taylor Lassiter.
All presentations are listed. If a link is not active, there were no slides, we do not have the file available to share, or materials are only available for paid attendees. In some instances, we have handouts available rather than slides.
2023 Negotiations Seminar Survey
Negotiations Basics, Preparation and Strategy – Amy De Kok, NDSBA General Counsel
Digital copies of NDSBA’s Negotiations Basics Handbook are available to 2023 session attendees for free or to non-attendees at a charge of $55. More information can be found here.
Impasse – How to Avoid it and How to Prepare if You Can’t – Amy De Kok, NDSBA General Counsel
Experienced Negotiator Panel: Negotiation Scenarios – Moderated by Dr. Robert Lech, Superintendent – Jamestown School District
Josh Johnson – Superintendent, Valley City
Kendra Dockter – Business Manager, Richland 44
Nikkie Gullickson – School Board Member, Fargo School District
Brandon Baumbach – School Board President, Emerado School District
Financial Aspect of Negotiations – Brandt Dick, CREA
Legislative Finance Panel – Moderated by Alexis Baxley, NDSBA Executive Director Senator Don Schaible, Appropriations Representative Pat Heinert, House Education Chair
School Board Committees: Legal Pointers and Tools for Success – Amy De Kok, NDSBA General Counsel
Superintendent Negotiations & Contracts – Seth Thompson, Vogel Law Firm
Teacher Nonrenewal & Discharge – Amy De Kok, NDSBA General Counsel
Digital copies of NDSBA’s Nonrenewal and Discharge for Cause Handbook are available to 2023 session attendees for free or to non-attendees at a charge of $130. More information can be found here.