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MIG Course 5: Community Relations & Advocacy/ Governance Integration (VIRTUAL)


MIG Course 5 │ Virtual

Community Relations & Advocacy | Governance Integration

Prerequisite: MIG Courses 1 - 4


In Community Relations & Advocacy, deepen your understanding of community leadership by applying theory to everyday situations. This session explores the role and responsibilities of the board, effective communication, working with the media, managing crisis; and building community support by informing and engaging while being responsive to community concerns and interests.

Governance Integration integrates the concepts of trusteeship and the governance team with the jobs of the board. At the end of the session, graduates of the program receive the Masters in Governance certificate, an honor recognizing dedication to your role as a school governance leader and demonstrating to your community your commitment to education.


Pre-course Assignments

Each module will have pre-course assignments which need to be completed prior to attending the virtual sessions. One week before the course, participants will receive the Know Before You Go eblast Zoom links and materials download.


Zoom Schedule

Monday, April 8, 2024 │ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. │ Community Relations & Advocacy Part A

Monday, April 15, 2024 │ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. │ Community Relations & Advocacy Part B

Monday, April 29, 2024│ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. │ Governance Integration Part A

Monday, May 6, 2024│ 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. │ Governance Integration Part B


Attending all four days is required to complete this course. Please commit to all four dates/times before registering.


Registration: $450 | Late registration: $500 (Starting on March 18, 2024)

Registration closes on April 1, 2024.


Please ensure that you register in advance for the correct course. Please review our cancellation policies.

CSBA reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any event if the required attendance minimums are unmet. Attendance minimums requirements are set with the intention of being fiscally responsible in the use of public funds for training.  The minimum attendance for a virtual MIG training event is 20 participants.  Please review CSBA's cancellation and transfer policies.

If you have any questions, please contact The Trainings Team