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    What's Happening

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    Registration is Open!

    The Association's 60th Annual Convention will be held March 21 & 22 in Winnipeg. Two notable changes for 2024: the convention will be held at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre and the President’s Banquet will be held on Thursday, March 21. Visit the convention webpage for the latest news and information.

    The full program, along with workshop descriptions, has been distributed to member boards. Contact your secretary-treasurer's office to register.  

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    Call for Nominations

    Member school boards and trustees are invited to nominate candidates for the 2024-2025 Association's Provincial Executive. The following positions will be elected for two-year terms in 2024:  Vice-President (boards with 6,000 students or more) and Directors for Regions 1, 3, and 5 (one position).

    View the list of nominations received to date. Elections, if required, will be held on Friday, March 22. 

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    New DEI Video - Structural Fixes

    Structural components of your governance framework include bylaws, committees, term limits, policies and more. Some of these are rooted in history and replicated without examining DEI implications.  It's time to look at them through a DEI lens.

    DEI - Structural Fixes is the latest video in this Division Dispatches series.

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    2024 NTGIE & CSBA Congress

    The 2024 National Trustees Gathering on Indigenous Education and CSBA Congress will be hosted by the Ontario Public School Boards Association in Toronto from July 3-5, 2024. 

    The Canadian School Boards Association also hosts its AGM during the National Trustees Gathering on Indigenous Education and Congress. This annual meeting provides an opportunity for the membership to come together to hear from the President, Vice-President, and Board of Directors. The annual report is presented along with the meeting package.

    Standing Together for Safe Schools

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    A joint press statement outlining a shared commitment among Manitoba's education partners for safe, caring, and inclusive schools.

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    Employment Opportunities

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

    Reference Guides

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    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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