Essential Staff Training

MSBA’s Essential Staff Training Online helps Missouri school districts comply with laws that require staff training on a variety of school related issues. This Missouri-specific training is compliant with current statutes such as the Amy Hestir Act.


Cost: $200 (for course setup) plus $2.00 per district employee who will complete any part of the training

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Leadership Development
573-445-9920, ext. 329

MSBA Essential Staff Training Addresses the Following Legally Required or Highly Recommended Training for District Employees


Dealing with Acts of School Violence

Implementing Your District’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Policy

Addressing School Bullying

Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

Mandated Reporting of Sexual Abuse in Children

Student Discipline

Confidentiality of Student Information
(Updated 2020)

Required Training Refresher
(Updated 2020)

The online format offers many advantages:

  • Register all staff at one time
  • Secure individual access
  • View the modules independently at a time that is convenient
  • Option to broadcast modules to group
  • Optional brief competency assessment for each module
  • View modules an unlimited number of times
  • Designated district administrator can track completion and non-completion
  • Flexibility for MSBA to update when laws change
  • Available throughout the year with convenient annual renewal option