Boardsmanship Academies

Fall Bds 2016

Fall Boardsmanship Academy – September 17-18, 2016

Indigenous Languages & Academic Achievement
Allan Hayton, Doyon Foundation

Teaching through Distance Education
K’etsoo, Susan Paskvan

The Value of Early Learning
Anji Gallanos, EED Early Learning Administrator

Dealing with Difficult Behavior on Boards
Timi Tullis, AASB Staff

Future Educators of Alaska Expansion
Jeanne Campbell, Program Manager FEA
Jerry Covey and Barbara Adams, Consultants
Sarah Sledge, Executive Director CEE

– The Alaska Association of Student Government (AASG)
– Pathways to Leadership
Denise Greene-Wilkinson, Executive Director AASG

Strategic Energy Efficiency and Financing
Tim Leach, Alaska Housing and Finance Corporation

Parliamentary Procedure
Sue Hull, School Board member – Fairbanks


spring academy

Spring Boardsmanship Academy – March 19-22, 2016
Baranof Hotel, Juenau, AK

Legislative Priorities and Bill Review
What is Driving the Legislature?
Norm Wooten, AASB

ESSA Overview
Margaret MacKinnon

AASB Salary Survey Results 2016
John Greely, AASB

Opportunity to Learn
Amy Jo Meiners

The ‘Taboo’ Topic of Poverty
Timi Tullis, AASB

SEL as Equity


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Winter Boardsmanship Academy – Dec. 11-12, 2015
Westmark Anchorage

Determining the Influence of Individual Interest Groups
The Five Fundamental Tasks of Lobbying
Themes of the Workshop
Alaska State Sales Tax
Six Important Factors…with Alaska State Government
Alaska Budget Cycle
Perspectives on Alaska’s Budget
Reading and Understanding Reports on the Budget
Clive Thomas, Alaska Political Advocacy Strategies

The Basics of the Budget Process
Linking the Budget to your District Goals
Holly Holman, Unalaska City School District

Funding Alaska Public Schools
Norm Wooten, AASB

Reading and Understanding Reports on the Budget
Sandra Daws, Kodiak Island Borough SD, and Norm Wooten, AASB

Securing Alaska’s Future
GCI

Making the Best of Your Testimony
A Brief Explanation of the Foundation Formula
Norm Wooten, AASB Executive Director

The Boards’ Fiduciary Responsibility
Lon Garrison, AASB Staff


fall bds 2015

Fall Boardsmanship Academy – Sept. 12-13, 2015
The Lakefront, Anchorage, AK

The Role of the School Board in a District Curriculum
Jennie Schauff, Director of Instruction KIBSD, and Norm Wooten, AASB Exec. Director

Mental Health First Aid Overview
John Hischer, LCSW Skagway SD

Reinforcing Learning through Quality Afterschool Programs
Thomas Azzarella, Director Alaska Afterschool Network

Role of Boards in Family Engagement
Lori Grassgreen, Director Alaska ICE and Heather Coulehan, AASB Staff

Participating in a Digital Life through Digital Publishing
Bob Whicker, Director AASB’s CDL and Steve Nelson, AASB Staff


spring bds acad 2014

Spring Boardsmanship Academy – March 28-31, 2015
Baranof Hotel, Juneau, AK

– Alaska Measures of Progress (AMP) Assessment Program
– AMP PowerPoint presentation
Elizabeth Davis, EED

Board Standards and School Board Self-Assessment
Timi Tullis, AASB

Legislative Priorities and Bill Review
Norm Wooten, AASB