Dr. Kyle Kruse, Superintendent, St. Clair R-XIII
Mrs. Kindra Atkinson, Chief Financial Officer, Rolla #31 School District
This school finance workshop is designed to provide a higher level of understanding for superintendents, chief financial officers, and other central office administrators in their first five years on the job. If you are looking for practical information to build your capacity as a financial decision maker and to give you the tools to make a positive impact for your district, this workshop is for you.
The program will address the following topics:
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
MCSA Education Center, 3550 Amazonas Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109
Live-Stream Webinar Option.
(No charge if participating in the First-Year Workshop Discount Program, but we still need you to complete the registration form)
Deadline to register is Thursday, October 21, 2021.
Workshop registration cancellations will only be accepted in writing, by fax or email 72 hours (three business days) prior to the event. All cancellations received less than 72 hours prior to the event will be subject to the full registration charge. ALL cancellations will be subject to a $20 administrative charge. NO SHOWS will be charged the full amount.
District leaders are charged with many important responsibilities including the need to be an effective legislative advocate for your district and the students it serves. MASA, MoASBO and MARE have designed a workshop for superintendents, assistant superintendents, and chief financial officers, that will give participants the knowledge and confidence to build relationships with those at the state capitol, to advocate for good legislation, and to push back against legislation that is harmful to your districts and public education.
This workshop will address the following topics:
Building relationships with legislators so your voice is effective.
Preparing to make a positive impact when testifying in a committee hearing.
Interpreting the potential impact of bills that are filed and responding to fiscal notes.
Understanding the logistics of the Capitol facility and how a bill becomes law.
Date: September 27, 2021
Time: 9:00 am. to 12:00 pm.
Location: In person event - MCSA Education Center, 3550 Amazonas Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109 or chose to participate online via webinar.
Cost: $60 (includes box lunch). There is no charge if you are participating as a first-year superintendent in the MASA Workshop Discount Program
Deadline for Registration: Wednesday, September 22, 2021.
This workshop is part of the MASA LDS Series in collaboration with MoASBO and MARE.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Workshops registration cancellations will only be accepted in writing, by fax or email 72 hours (three business days) prior to the event. All cancellations received less than 72 hours prior to the event will be subject to the full registration charge. ALL cancellations will be subject to a $20 administrative charge. No shows will be charged the full amount.
The MASA Emeritus Committee and MASA staff will be hosting a state-wide reunion for all MASA Emeritus members on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at the MCSA Education Center, 3550 Amazonas Drive, Jefferson City, MO, 65109. This event will allow you the opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, enjoy good food, and remember good times!
This event is provided at no cost to you. However, we do request an RSVP no later than Tuesday, September 28, 2021. RSVP NOW!
Time Activity Facilitator
9:00 a.m. Social Hour (continental breakfast) N/A
10:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions Dr. Doug Hayter, MASA Executive Director
10:10 a.m. Public School Retirement System Update Mr. Bill Betts, PSRS / PEERS
Assistant Executive Director, Operations
10:45 a.m. Better Schools for Missouri and Legislative Update Mr. Scott Kimble, MASA Director of Advocacy
11:00 a.m. MASA Update Dr. Doug Hayter, MASA Executive Director
Mr. Kelly Hinshaw, MASA Director of Leader Dev.
11:30 a.m. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Update Dr. Margie Vandeven, MO Commissioner of Education
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Missouri Retired Teachers Association Update Mr. Jim Kreider, MRTA Executive Director
12:45 p.m. Remembering a Common Past with Dr. Doug Hayter, MASA Executive Director
Dr. Bob Bartman & Dr. Arthur Mallory &
Retired MO Commissioners of Education Mr. David Luther, MASA Director of Communications
1:30 p.m. Regional Planning for Spring 2022 Emeritus Committee Members*
2:00 p.m. Conclusion Dr. Doug Hayter, MASA Executive Director
*2021 – 2022 MASA Emeritus Committee Members include: Dennis Cooper, Nancy Greeley, Richard Phillips, Mike Jinks, Maggie Anderson, Tanya Vest, Terry Reid, Stan Johnson, Jay Reese, Bert Kimble, Shelly Jokerst, Terry Stewart, J.D. King.