The Missouri School Boards’ Association (MSBA) is a private, not-for profit organization that exists to help local school boards ensure all students succeed. MSBA serves as the unified voice of school board members throughout the state and provides board member training, comprehensive policy support, legal assistance, superintendent search guidance, and other services designed to allow school boards to put maximum resources in the classroom. MSBA’s Center for Education Safety is the only organization in Missouri supporting school safety and security.

School boards remain an essential institution to ensure that local communities are connected to their public schools. MSBA is the only organization in Missouri established by and governed by local school board members.

Level/Session: Day 1 Closing Keynote Partner – Saving Sycamore: How Connection and Compassion Saved Sycamore Middle School

Day 3 Closing Keynote Partner – On Any Given Day: Leadership Lessons from Columbine and Beyond