MSBA Publications



The publications in this section are provided exclusively for Mississippi board members and superintendents.  The files are password protected. 



Education Employment Procedures Law Handbook
EEPL Handbook

Required Finance Reports
Required Monthly Reports to be Furnished to the School Board.

The School Board Primer
Provides School board basics in a question & answer format.

So You Want To Be a School Board Member?
A guide for school board candidates

Board President's Handbook
Provides guidance on the president/chair's duties, meetings management, and board-superintendent relations.

MS Code & Policy Cross Reference Guide
Points you to legal references and policy sections on a wide range of school topics.

Provides guidance on going into Executive Session

School Board Effectiveness Audit
An instrument for taking stock of your board's effectiveness

Selecting a School Board Attorney
The laws governing public schools are constantly changing and growing more complex. To keep up, school districts must have access to legal counsel.

New Board Member Orientation
A document specifically focused on acclimating new board members to the processes and functions of board member services.

Professional Governance Standards
A document that focuses on the board member code of conduct and governance standards.

Parliamentary Procedure Tips - Taking Action At Board Meetings
A document that offers tips on parliamentary procedures for school board meetings.

Superintendent Evaluation
An instrument to objectively evaluate your superintendent.

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