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    MPASS Updates & Revisions - Your Voice Matters!

    The MPASS safety guidelines for canoe trips have been updated. The revision process is based on your Ask MPASS questions and requests for new/modified safety guidelines through Modify the Safety Standards.  The annual revision is completed in June by an MPASS committee with any changes communicated through MPASS News before the start of the new school year in September.

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    Learn & Lead - Trustee Education

    MSBA has a wealth of resources to help individual trustees and school boards learn more about their roles and responsibilities within the public school system. Have you had a chance to visit the trustee education section of our website?  It contains videos, webinars and associated resources for download that have been created to expand the knowledge base of board members and to develop skills that support informed decision-making.

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    Setting the Landscape for Success: Board Retreats

    This Division Dispatches video series has been produced to assist boards and senior administration teams develop a shared understanding of governance and how to enhance its effectiveness.

    Board retreats are special meetings organized around issues too significant to adequately handle within a regular meeting agenda. Boards can also benefit from an annual retreat to strengthen relationships. Watch our latest video to learn more.

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    Advocacy and Action

    MSBA represents the interests of school boards by advocating as a unified voice for public education. Recently, written submissions regarding Bill 222, The Public Schools Amendment Act (Nutrition Programs),  Bill 230, The Municipal Councils and School Boards Elections Amendment ActBill 35, The Education and Administration Amendment Act (Teacher Certification and Professional Conduct) and Bill 10, The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment Act (Social Responsibility Fee Repealed) were presented before Standing Committees of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Briefs and other correspondence with government and other organizations can be found on the advocacy page of our website.

    Employment Opportunities

    School divisions throughout Manitoba are currently hiring for permanent, temporary, and supply positions within the public school systems.
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    Reference Guides


    Two reference guides have been produced by MSBA to promote safe schools for students, while promoting the best interests of staff:

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    Manitoba School Boards Association

    The Manitoba School Boards Association is a voluntary organization of public school boards in Manitoba. Its mission is to enhance the work of locally elected school boards through leadership, advocacy and service, and to champion the cause of public education for all students in Manitoba. The association offers a wide range of direct services to member boards, and provides a strong voice for the expression of their views and concerns.

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