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  • 2/7/2023 1:00 PM MST
  • 2/21/2023 3:00 PM MST
  • Virtual via Zoom
  • Montana
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2023 MTSBA’s HR Virtual Symposium Agenda

Sponsored by MTSUIP - No fee to attend!

Series of three Tuesdays: February 7, 14, 21, 2023 - 1:00-3:00 pm

Join us live via Zoom each week or watch the video recordings on your own time!

Video links will be posted a few days after each session.

  • Session 1: The MTSBA Legal Staff will focus on the hiring process, the application of the Wrongful Discharge act to schools, and the necessity of employment contract language that provides protections for districts, the different types of employees, and protections afforded to employees under Montana law.
  • Session 2: The MTSBA Legal Staff will focus on the employment relationship from start to finish, including a summary of the discussions during Session 1 on the importance of contract terms and language, establishing expectations through job descriptions, effective evaluation procedures, discipline pitfalls, and termination of employment.
  • Session 3: The MTSBA Legal Staff will discuss recruitment and retention strategies for schools and the benefits afforded classified employees under Montana law. 

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.