Tag Archives: 14 Days of Advocacy

14 Days of Advocacy: Support a REPEAL of the new school board vacancy law

Ready … TGIF! Thank goodness it’s Friday — one more opportunity to participate in our 14 Days of Advocacy campaign. It’s not too late to communicate the issues and make sure our voice is heard at the state Capitol. The start of … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Support Teacher Shortage Act

Ready … We have two days remaining in 14 Days of Advocacy campaign. This presents two more opportunities for you to partner with MSBA to be effective advocates as school board members. Let’s work together to communicate the issues and make … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Support early education flexibility for school districts

Ready It’s Hump Day! If only we could get over the hump to allow school districts the flexibility in implementing and designing school-based early learning programs and have it fully funded! As we continue our 14 Days of Advocacy, we encourage … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Support closing the equity gap

Ready … We are continuing on our 14 Days of Advocacy by addressing key legislative issues. As many of you know, we usually have MSBA Day at the Capitol to visit with legislators and share our stories. This session, we can’t … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Support 1 percent increase on the basic general education per pupil formula

Ready … We hope the next five days of advocacy tips will give you direction on how to partner with MSBA and to be effective advocates as school board members. Our goal is to communicate the issues and make sure … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Review MSBA’s Legislative Priorities

Ready … MSBA recently introduced its priorities for the 2016 legislative session. Though it is a short session, we must all share MSBA’s legislative priorities with our legislators for there to be discussion and movement. Although it’s not a budget year, the state … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Plan to call MSBA teleconference during legislative session

Ready Congratulations on trying new things, encouraging others to be an advocate for public education and committing to Minnesota’s students. We have been sharing Facebook posts, tweets, eNewsletters and more. As we get closer to the 2016 legislative session (which … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Attend legislators’ town hall meetings

  Ready Forums, round tables and coffee shop discussions with your state representatives are all great ways to get and share information. Many legislators hold town hall meetings before, during and/or after session. Town hall meetings are an opportunity for them to … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: Work your network

Ready Parent organizations can have many names (Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Parent Association), but they all bring together one thing — involved parents. Parents care deeply about their student’s learning experience and outcomes. Once knowledgeable about issues … Continue reading

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14 Days of Advocacy: It’s all in the op-ed

Ready “It’s just someone’s opinion …” “I read an editorial …” These statements will somehow find a way into many conversations. People seek to be informed and want to discuss what is happening in the world. In OUR world of … Continue reading

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