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When and Where
  • 2/5/2019 12:00 PM MST
  • 2/22/2019 12:00 PM MST
  • Statewide
  • Chinook, Sidney, Lockwood, Frenchtown, Kalispell, Helena, and Video Option
  • Montana

MTSBA’s HR Symposium is coming to your area! This year’s HR Symposium will focus on the key employment issues every district official needs to know!


8:30 – 9:00 am          Registration

9:00 – 9:15 am          MTSUIP’s Newest Value-Added Service:  As a member of MTSUIP, your district has access to a 4-hour in-district training for all of your key employees and those that have supervisory responsibilities at no charge to the District. We will provide you with an overview of this valuable program.  

9:15 – 10:15 am        Effective Hiring Practices:  The focus of this session will be on the hiring process, including effective recruiting techniques, the screening process, interview do’s and don’ts, offers of employment contingent upon background checks and completing the hiring process. 

10:15 – 10:30 am      Mid-Morning Break

10:30 am – Noon      The Employment Relationship:  This session will focus on the entirety of the employment relationship from the signing of a contract to evaluations and cessation of employment.  We will also focus on employee discipline when performance does not improve as well as discipline for misconduct. 

Noon – 1:15 pm        Lunch on your own

1:15 – 2:15 pm          Innovations and Expectations:  The focus of this session will be on the implementation of strategies and tools for motivating staff, encouraging innovation, holding employees to high standards and techniques for improving the performance of your employees. 

2:15 – 2:30 pm          Mid-Afternoon Break

2:30 – 3:30 pm          The 10 “Hot Topic” Issues in Employment Law:  This session will focus on the 10 issues that repeatedly need to be addressed in the area of employment law. During this session, we will test your knowledge of how to handle certain issues.