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Legislative Advocacy – District Leaders Need to Own It!

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. 

Register Now! 

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.