Regional Advocacy Meetings

SCSBA Regional Advocacy Meetings
August 30 – September 28, 2017 | Various locations
Overview

Meeting participants preview educational issues that are likely to top the General Assembly’s agenda each year, discovering how united voices can make a difference in advocating for public schools. Participants also discuss hot topics and leave with action steps for how school boards can address these key issues with local, state and federal legislators. (Download schedule here.)

  • Wednesday, August 30: Marion High School
  • Wednesday, September 6: Castle Heights Middle School
  • Wednesday, September 13: Belton-Honea Path High School
  • Wednesday, September 27: Woodland High School
  • Thursday, September 28: Westwood High School
  • The attendance fee is $20 per person, which includes dinner. At each location, registration and dinner will begin at 5:15 p.m., and the program will be held from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

    School board members and district administrators must register through their board secretary. Registrations by individual members are not accepted in an effort to prevent duplicate registrations, invoicing and credit card charges.

    Associate members must register through their company’s contact assigned by SCSBA. Registrations by individual members are not accepted.

     

    • Wednesday, August 30
      Registration deadline: August 21
      Marion High School | Google map location
      1205 South Main Street • Marion, SC 29571
      Host district: Marion County School District
    • Wednesday, September 6
      Registration deadline: August 28
      Castle Heights Middle School | Google map location
      2382 Firetower Road • Rock Hill, SC 29730
      Host district: Rock Hill Schools
    • Wednesday, September 13
      Registration deadline: September 4
      Belton-Honea Path High School | Google map location
      11000 Belton-Honea Path Hwy. • Honea Path, SC 29654
      Host district: Anderson School District Two
    • Wednesday, September 27
      Registration deadline: September 18
      Woodland High School | Google map location
      4128 Highway 78 • Dorchester, SC 29437
      Host district: Dorchester School District Four
    • Thursday, September 28
      Registration deadline: September 19
      Westwood High School | Google map location
      180 Turkey Farm Road • Blythewood, SC 29016
      Host district: Richland School District Two
    • School start date preview and discussion
    • Consolidation preview and discussion
    • Funding and vouchers preview and discussion
    • Action steps for how school boards can address these key issues with local, state and federal legislators.
  • 5 points and 2 hours of training