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Bartlow Receives Master Board Member Certification

Local school board member achieves Master Certification

Nicholas Bartlow, LPS School Board Member and current Board President, has been recognized for achieving Master Board Member Certification by the Missouri School Boards’ Association.

The program established by MSBA recognizes local school board members for pursuing additional learning opportunities beyond the legally required training.

All newly elected school board members must complete a basic 18.5- hour Essential Training program required by state law and required annual refresher training.  The Master Certification requires fulfillment of the Essential and Advanced levels. Those achieving Master Certification also must accumulate at least 40 hours of training credit, read two books related to school board service, attend at least two MSBA meetings within the year, and write a brief reflection paper that connects the subjects they have studied to the governance practices of the school district they serve.

The Missouri School Boards’ Association is a not-for-profit organization that exists to help school boards ensure all students succeed.