The mission of AABC is to elevate board/executive secretarial standards and increase awareness of the vital role of an educated and informed board/executive secretary while gaining recognition as a professional within the field of education.


Nurture leadership qualities by raising the level of secretarial proficiency and developing interpersonal relationship skills.

Promote better working relationships through improved communication skills.

Instill confidence to assume greater responsibility by validating professionalism through education, experience and commitment.

Form mentor relationships with other AABC members across the state to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences.

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AABC Annual Conference

May 2-3, 2022



School district administrative assistants, board clerks, and superintendent secretaries — Hats off to you! Your multifaceted role in your school district is cap-tivating! Please join the Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA) on May 2-3, for the annual Administrative Assistants and Board Clerks (AABC) Conference.

This conference for school district office professionals is designed to nurture super-visor skills, offer problem-solving techniques, and strengthen interpersonal skills.

Attendees will leave the conference beret-good with practical strategies for more efficient management of their everyday responsibilities. 

This year, topics will include:

  • Minutes & Agendas at the Drop of a Hat
  • Open Meetings Act, Public Records, and Ethics: Keep These Feathers in Your Cap
  • Records Retention: Hang onto Your Hat! 
  • Cap-tivating Information You Should Keep on Your Board
  • School Board Elections: What to Know Off the Top of Your Head 
  • The Role of the Board: If the Cap Fits, Wear It
  • Legal Issues: What NOT to Keep Under Your Hat 
  • Dealing with Mad as a Hatter People
  • Policy & Legislative Updates: Bees to Keep in Your Bonnet
  • OAgendas: Beret-good Quick Tips

The conference will also feature a Hat’s Off to You! Contest and Parade at the luncheon on May 3. Attendees are encouraged to put on their thinking caps to create, decorate, and wear their festive hats to the conference for a chance to win exciting prizes!

It's no headscratcher... 
Go a-head and register toupee!



Monday, May 2 OR Tuesday, May 3:
$130 per person

Monday, May 2 AND Tuesday, May 3:
$260 per person


Attendees will be emailed instructions to participate virtually via Zoom prior to the conference.

Mississippi School Boards Association
380 Zurich Dr.
Ridgeland, MS 39157

 Cancellations must be made by April 27th, or your district will be billed the full registration fee.

For information about AABC Appreciation Week,
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2022-2024 AABC Officers and Board of Directors

Front row left to right: President Michelle Martin, Pontotoc City School District;
Vice President Shakara Wesley, Western Line School District; and
Secretary, Ester Reese, East Jasper School District
Middle row left to right: Monica Hall, East Tallahatchie School District; Lynn Davis,
Lamar County School District; and Christy Little, Monroe County School District
Back row left to right: Nita Cameron, South Pike School District; Melissa Hunt, Holly Springs
School District; Judy Collins, Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District;
and Past President LaTeasha Blackmon, Oxford School District


Office: 380 Zurich Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157
Mail: PO Box 203, Clinton, MS 39060
Phone: 601-924-2001   Fax:601-924-2002   Toll Free:888-367-6722