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When and Where
  • 12/7/2021 1:00 PM MST
  • 12/14/2021 4:00 PM MST
  • Virtual/Zoom link will be emailed to registrants

MTSBA’s 2021 School Safety, Security

and Innovations Virtual Symposium

December 7 & December 14 – 1:00 - 4:00 pm each day



Tuesday, December 7: 1:00 – 4:00 pm (with a 15-minute break at 2:30 pm)

Innovations, Flexibilities, and Efficiencies:  – During this session, the MTSBA staff will provide an in-depth discussion of the innovations, flexibilities, and efficiencies currently in law that advance personalized learning for each child in our public schools. This will include discussion on the flexibilities gained during the 2021 Legislative Session and other innovations, flexibilities and efficiencies that can improve district operations and maximize all available resources for the ultimate benefit of Montana’s students.    


Tuesday, December 14: 1:00 – 4:00 pm (with a 15-minute break at 2:30 pm)

School Safety and SecurityDuring this session, the MTSBA staff will discuss issues relating to school safety and security, including a discussion of the MTSBA’s model safety and security policies. Shawn Bubb, MTSBA’s Director of Insurance Services (MSGIA) and Susan Leung, Alliant Insurance Services Public Entity Cyber Practice leader, will also be joining us for a discussion on current cyber security risks and the best means school districts can use to prevent cyber events from occurring in our public schools. The rate of cyber security events continues to accelerate across the world, and the MSGIA plans to share the current best practices in cyber risk management so your district can avoid the expense and time of a preventable cyber event.  


Disclaimer: Montana School Boards Association (MTSBA) has designed these materials to provide helpful information regarding topics and best practices on issues concerning the administration and governance of Montana K-12 public schools. These materials are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. MTSBA does not intend nor should these materials be construed to constitute the rendering of any legal advice. Should the recipient of these materials desire legal advice on any of the topics or information contained herein, MTSBA recommends that the recipient make a specific request for legal advice. 1