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The state legislature drives our school funding, policies and mandates--and understanding the process and players are important for school business officials. In this session, you will learn about the state budget process and timing, MASBO's legislative activities, and how you can keep informed of proposed legislation and advocate for your district.
This session will be recorded and available to be viewed on-demand within 48 hours of the live session.
Credits: One MASBO credit will be offered for this session after successful completion. Completion requirements are viewing 90% of the session.
MASBO Credits: 1
The "MASBO Credit" is our standard credit and will be offered for each one-hour live or recorded session. MASBO Credits can apply toward your MASBO certification designation.
|Lobbying on Behalf of Your District (1.16 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Valerie Dosland is the Director of Government Affairs at Ewald Consulting, where she provides government relations and lobbying services to clients in the areas of early childhood and K-12 education. Valerie assists her clients in policy development, lobbying and monitoring of legislative activities as well as grassroots development and engagement. Prior to joining Ewald Consulting in 2005, she worked for nine years at the Minnesota House of Representatives as a research consultant specializing in the areas of early childhood and K-12 education. Valerie is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B.A., is an alumni of the U of M’s Humphrey Policy Fellows program, and serves on the board of the YMCA Youth in Government Program.
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