2020 VIRTUAL WASBO-WASPA School Personnel Academy

2020 VIRTUAL WASBO-WASPA School Personnel Academy
The Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials and the Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators collaborate annually to provide this conference. This year is especially important, as we work to be resilient in times of change!

Human resources directors, business managers, superintendents, school board members, and school district employees in supervisory roles will all benefit from attending the School Personnel Academy. Combine early bird discounts with reduced registration rates for multiple attendees from the same school district or organization, and save money while providing this important professional development for your team.

Why Attend?
As one of the largest employers in a community, school districts like other organizations are working to attract and retain top talent through various benefits and compensation especially now during a pandemic. As a leader in your district, attend the School Personnel Academy which is designed to bring together school district teams working to provide excellent service and information for their staff. Experts along with your peers will address timely subjects in two concurrent tracks covering Staffing, Benefits, Wellness and the Effect on Workplace Culture & Climate and Legal Leave & Hot Topics. Visit the Schedule at a Glance.

Along with exceptional professional learning take time to network with your colleagues from throughout the state in virtual networking rooms during lunch! This is a great time to learn more from other attendees as you enjoy sharing practices in your district with colleagues.

 

All presentations will be recorded and shared with registered attendees following the conference.

 

Additional Materials and Information

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Individuals registering at the Non-Member rate receive a free trial membership through 6/30/2021 if you have not previously been a member. At least one individual from your organization must be a WASBO member to take advantage of multi-attendee pricing. If the multi-attendee pricing option is selected erroneously (i.e. you are the only registrant from your organization), you agree to be billed for the difference in registration fees. Each individual will need to register separately. 



When
12/3/2020 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Central Standard Time
Where
Virtual

Program

   

Thursday, 03 December 2020

Description
Time
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
12/3/2020 8:45 AM
Includes how to train providers on FMLA issues; COVID has enhanced the need to know on information relating to leave.
Track
Legal & Leave Hot Topics
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12/3/2020 9:00 AM
Traditional health insurance premiums are predicted to continue rising and as we enter a biennial budget year, school funding is as uncertain as ever. With so many unknowns, educational systems may want to consider alternative funding models. We invite you to learn more about the schools-only employee benefits group captive that we have developed to fit your needs. The captive model allows you to join with other forward-thinking schools to take control of your health insurance and share comparable risk. We’re here to answer your questions, and provide insight into how the captive model can help your school embrace data-driven solutions to stabilize costs, create consistency in plan design and carrier relationships, and encourage employee engagement.
Track
Staffing
Benefits
Wellness and Workplace Culture
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12/3/2020 9:00 AM
Track
Legal & Leave Hot Topics
Time
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
12/3/2020 10:10 AM
How to navigate? Brown Deer has added innovative flexibility. Provides a perception to employee and inflate engagement, MH, support staff through the changing times.
Track
Staffing
Benefits
Wellness and Workplace Culture
Time
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
12/3/2020 10:10 AM
Track
Legal & Leave Hot Topics
Time
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
12/3/2020 11:20 AM
Leaders with unhealthy leadership and work habits can cause a great deal of harm to themselves, to others, and to the organizations they intend to serve. Recognizing this reality is more critical today than ever to build and sustain a healthy work culture. Fortunately there are simple, proven strategies to manage and approach our work from a place of greater balance and equanimity. In this introduction to mindfulness for leaders in public education, attendees will explore a few key concepts and practices helpful to leaders who must effectively lead and manage through stressful situations.
Track
Staffing
Benefits
Wellness and Workplace Culture
Time
11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
12/3/2020 11:20 AM
Time
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM
12/3/2020 12:20 PM
Panelists from large and small districts will address what they’ve done to address culture and climate within their districts in order to attract and retain quality diversified support and teaching staff. Learn how these districts have focused on equity and diversity by changing their selection processes as well as their mentor and inductions programs, engaging in partnerships with universities, initiating grow your own programs. These presenters will be candid about where they struggled along their journey, sharing what they’ve learned, their challenges and successes.
Track
Staffing
Benefits
Wellness and Workplace Culture
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12/3/2020 1:00 PM
FFCRA, EPSL, EFMLA, COVID - Who knew a year ago that all these new acronyms would have such an impact on how we operate schools? This session will focus on legal aspects of what COVID-19 has changed in the school environment as well as incorporate "boots on the ground" examples from Districts on what they have learned along the way, how they have learned to navigate the rapids and how their lessons learned will help us all move forward in to a different reality.
Track
Legal & Leave Hot Topics
Time
2:40 PM - 3:40 PM
12/3/2020 2:40 PM
Time
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
12/3/2020 3:40 PM

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