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October18

Input needed at Region Meetings

School board members and administrators your input is needed at the ASBSD Region Meetings where many legislative topics will be discussed.   ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany will stop at nine locations across South Dakota to discuss potential legislation for the 2016 session and gather feedback ASBSD’s legislative platform (download drafts of our Standing Positions and Resolutions).
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October09

New ed. funding model discussed by Task Force

Coming off discussion on potential solutions to the teacher shortage, the Blue Ribbon Task Force got a first glance at a possible funding model that would funnel additional dollars to teachers at their October 1st meeting.   S.D. Department of Education CFO Tami Darnall presented a teacher based funding model, which was broached at the
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September11

Task Force talks teacher needs, possible solutions

Potential teacher workforce needs lead into the first full-fledged discussion of possible proposals had by the Blue Ribbon Task Force at their recent meeting.   The group tasked with the extensive review of the state’s teacher shortage and school funding issues, learned in the next five years, to maintain a 14-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, South Dakota
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September04

Transgender Students and Employees publication

The publication “Transgender Students and Employees” is designed to provide general information as a service to ASBSD members.   It was written by Gerry Kaufman, ASBSD Director of Policy & Legal Services, with the assistance of SD Council of School Attorney members Rodney Freeman (COSA President), Lester Nies (COSA Past President), and Jessica Filler (COSA
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September01

School Board Members discuss teacher shortage on Inside Keloland

Three members of the ASBSD Board of Directors appeared on this weekend’s Inside Keloland to discuss the teacher shortage.     Director Tom Farrell of Madison, Director Kathy Greeneway of Yankton and Past President Denise Lutkemier of Wilmot shared information on how the shortage has impacted their district.   You can watch the segment here.
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August28

Draft legislation reviewed by Minor Boundary Change Task Force

The Minor Boundary Change Task Force met for the third time on Tuesday (8/25) to review potential legislation and attendance center and district boundaries.   At the task force’s previous meeting, possible legislation was reviewed and members got their first look at suggested revisions this month.   Draft legislation would eliminate the current process by which
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August14

BRTF members discuss process, scheduled to meet again this month

The crowd from the ASBSD-SASD Convention gathered on the event’s final day for discussion with members of the Blue Ribbon Task Force.   ASBSD President Eric Stroeder, Aberdeen Superintendent Dr. Becky Guffin joined Task Force Co-Chairs Rep. Jacqueline Sly and Sen. Deb Soholt to discuss the work of the group thus far and what’s to
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August14

ASBSD Board meets prior to Convention

Members of the ASBSD Board of Directors met prior to the start of the ASBSD-SASD Convention to usher in a new era, welcome back some familiar faces, honor past board members and take care of business before the start of the school year.   The August meeting saw the “passing of the gavel” from Denise
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July31

2015-16 ASBSD Events Calendar set

To help you prepare for the 2015-16 school year, we’ve prepared a calendar of ASBSD events.   Click here to download the calendar.   Packed with convenient and informative training and general sessions, the 2015-16 ASBSD events calendar includes a fall schedule with nine Region Meetings located across the state, three school law seminars –
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July17

Blue Ribbon Task Force digs deep into the data

The latest, and potentially most in-depth, study of K-12 education headed down the homestretch eying its end-of-the-year finish line with hopes of finding solutions that live up to its first place name.   Yet, after the first meeting (7/7) of the full Blue Ribbon Task Force, the magnitude of the work that lies ahead to
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