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MSBA Publications

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

EEPL Handbook

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
 

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

MS Code & Police Cross Reference Guide
Points you to legal references and policy sections on a wide range of school topics.
 
Complying with Mississippi Open Meeting Law  
Provides guidance on going into Executive Session   
 
An instrument for taking stock of your board's effectiveness  
 
The laws governing public schools are constantly changing and growing more complex. To keep up, school districts must have access to legal counsel.  
 
A document specifically focused on acclimating new board members to the processes and functions of board member services.  
 
A document that focuses on the board member code of conduct and governance standards. 
 
A document that offers tips on parliamentary procedures for school board meetings. 
 
An instrument to objectively evaluate your superintendent.
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Sunday, March 03, 2024 MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION
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