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The governing body of the organization is the Board of Directors made up of 28 members. Much of the work is carried on through a very flexible committee structure. Teacher membership on working committees has led to a wide range of activities with increasing concern for the study of curriculum and instructional procedures. Some of the committees conduct major professional conferences and publish reports of their work.
It is the Metropolitan Detroit Bureau of School Studies, Inc. mission to support member districts to:
Educators sometimes ask "Why join the Metro Bureau? What can you give me professionally that I'm not able to receive from MASA, MASB or MSBO?" Good question. Simple answer. The Metro Bureau is all about highly personalized, customized service. We have a variety of services such as the fax survey, a web page that provides important data, a contract search engine that provides specific contract language to the user from over 100 school district contracts, seminars that are web cast, every type of personnel information that you can imagine. All of this service is available at your fingertips via the magic of the web or the fax machine.
The Metro Bureau is current, our information is readily available and the cost of our membership is easily within even the tightest budget because we guaranty that we'll save your district valuable dollars All of this and we haven't even touched on our consortia that provide great insurance and energy programs at an excellent savings. Next time someone asks "Why join the Metro Bureau" just ask them to call the Bureau and talk to any one of our excellent staff and they'll get an excellent and honest answer.
We are committed to bring you the most current and critical information on school laws, labor negotiations, finance, insurance, energy, curriculum requirements, and others. These seminars are presented by experienced practitioners such as court judges, superintendents, law attorneys, labor negotiators, finance managers, curriculum directors, and energy/insurance consultants.
You may view these video seminars online at any time. Handouts for each seminar are ready to be downloaded as well.
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