Nevada Association of School Boards
Executive Director—Dr. Dotty Merrill Telephone: (775) 443-5988
Business Manager—Tom Ciesynski Telephone: (775) 846-7873
Administrative Assistant—Gloria Palmer Telephone: (775) 657-8411
NASB Office and Large Package Shipping Address
Hawkins House—549 Court Street
Reno, NV 89501
Telephone (775) 657-8411
Fax (775) 453-1017
NASB Mailing and Small Package Shipping Address
Post Office Box 14855
Reno, NV 89507-4855
The Nevada Association of School Boards is a full-qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit Nevada corporation.
Navigating Student Walkouts & Mass Protests
The media has widely reported what appears to be a growing student protest movement centered around the tragic February 14, 2018, school shooting in Florida. This checklist aims to help school boards and district leaders prepare for these activities in their schools and communities. Because student protests may vary in intensity and form, we have identifi ed below a variety of possible scenarios, as well as operational questions to consider. Chief among our recommendations is that to the extent possible, school districts should plan ahead and engage your students, parents, and stakeholders.
This brief outline will help school districts identify...
Looking for an opportunity in public education in Nevada?
If you are looking for a job in public education in Nevada, please communicate with these Human Resources representatives in our school districts.
A Message from NASB’s President
Happy October! I don’t know about you but September flew by for me. With the beginning of the school year, our work load seems to take on a whole new level. Combine that with attending NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Conference in Las Vegas and an end of the month NASB meeting, and I’m glad I’ll have time to breathe before our Annual NASB Conference in November.
Although my time at the CUBE Conference was limited due to the NASB meetings, the sessions were very valuable. CUBE was well represented by the Trustees from Washoe and Dr. Young from Clark. We were welcomed by the Chair—Micah Ali. He reminded us that we were all at the Conference to “drive thoughtful conversations to make an impact on students— especially those who are underserved, underprivileged, and unrepresented. There are over 31 million children growing up in poverty. “We have to be the drum majors for justice, equality and equity.” The keynote speaker was...
Why We Do What We Do - National School Boards Association (Video)
2018 NASB Conference
School Safety Workshop, April 20-21 (click to view documents)2
School Safety and School Board Liability
When Things Go Wrong in the Community
School Safety Workshop Program
Massachusetts School Safety Report (handout)
New Jersey What Makes Schools Safe (handout)
NEA School Crisis Guide (handout)
Responding to Hate at School (handout)
Sal Arias—Description of Curriculum's (presentation)
Sal Arias—School Social Workers (presentation)
Sal Arias—PP Integrating Social Workers (presentation)
Sal Arias—Survivor Needs
School Board Member Professional Development - February 3, 2018 (click to view documents)
2017 NASB Conference November 17-18 Speakers and Presentations
2017 Annual Conference Overview
2017 Conference Program
2017 Conference Speakers
William Parrett Workbook
Nevada Ethics for Boards and Trustees
Contracts and Negotiations for Boards and Trustees
NASCAR and School Boards
Board and Superintendent Relationships
Public Records FERPA COPA etc.
Teachers & Leaders Council Update
Funding for Nevada
School Board Member Professional Development - September 16, 2017 (click to view documents)3
Legislative Workshop for School Boards - August 5, 2017 (click to view documents)2
Advocates for School Trust Lands Conference - July 2017 (click to view documents)4
School Board Member Orientation, Part III – April 7-8, 2017 (click to view documents)
School Board Member Orientation, Part II – January 22, 2017 (click to view documents)
NASB Resolution to Increase Funding for K-12 Public Education in Nevada
2018 NASB Board of Directors
Corporate and educational friends are essential to the opportunities that the Nevada Association of School Boards can provide to the State’s 107 elected and appointed school board members as well as others in educational leadership positions.
These corporate friends offer a range of services you need every day to run and maintain your schools. From technology providers to construction to bonding, look no further! Thank you for your support.
Kids Count Nevada Data
Does School Board Leadership Matter?