April 12, 2019

2019 Holley MUSIC Scholarship Winners Announced

MUSIC is proud to announce the 2019 Dr. Darrell “Jack” Holley Scholarship winners: Dallin Townsend                Green Ridge R-VIII Ashely Riley                        Jefferson C-123 Madison Kliethermes       Osage County R-III Tyler Schuster                    Blackwater R-II (Boonville R-I High School) Demetrios Case  […]

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March 1, 2019

MUSIC Matters – Volume 23 – First Quarter 2019

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD CHAIRMAN DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, Well, we’re not quite there yet, but spring is rapidly approaching. Cardinals and Royals baseball have started spring training games and that is always a good sign that the warm weather is rapidly approaching. This is the […]

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March 1, 2019

Student Transportation

Alan Schmitt, ARM-P – Area Vice President Loss Control   In the climate of reduced budgets and a shortage of bus drivers, districts are looking for innovative methods to transport students.  The following guidelines should be followed when considering alternative transportation methods. Vehicles Used For Transportation Under federal and state guidelines, any vehicle used to transport […]

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March 1, 2019

Online Work Comp Toolkit

Peggy Wilson – Vice President, Member Services In an effort to drive down costs associated with workers’ compensation, we are working on a training package and toolkit to provide to MUSIC members.  Training modules are under way! Best Practice Work Comp Program Training Intro to Work Comp Work Comp Coordinator training Work Comp program development Post-injury […]

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March 1, 2019

MUSIC’s New Course Library

Peggy Wilson – Vice President, Member Services We are excited to announce a new resource that is available in your SafeSchools/SafeColleges Learning Management System. You’ll now find the MUSIC custom library right alongside your SafeSchools/SafeColleges Training library! Missouri requires two hours of dyslexia training annually, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year. The MUSIC Team had […]

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March 1, 2019

School Security — Arming Staff

What Are My Expectations and Options? Alan Schmitt, ARM-P – Area Vice President, Loss Control It seems every time you turn on the news, pick up a newspaper, or look online there is a reference to an active shooting event.  Unfortunately, school violence and shootings are not going away.  Therefore, it is extremely important that […]

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February 26, 2019

Are They Covered? Why Special Events Are Needed

By Peggy Wilson Vice President Client Services – Gallagher   As a MUSIC Member, you have your property and casualty coverage under one comprehensive plan for all participating members.  For events happening on and around campus, the rule of thumb for whether a particular event is covered comes down to the answers to two questions:  […]

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February 26, 2019

Key Elements of a Tornado Safety Plan

Alan Schmitt, ARM-P Area Vice President Loss Control   The tornado season is here.  It is once again time to revisit our tornado safety plan. Our plan includes three primary elements: Preparation Drill Response Preparation:  Being prepared for a tornado starts with a good plan. The first element to consider is to determine where your […]

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January 7, 2019

MUSIC Annual Membership Meeting Jan 24th & 25th

Ask The Experts Submission View this page for quick links to the agenda, registration, lodging information and the submission form for the Ask The Experts session. Quick Links Agenda  Registration Lodging  Ask The Experts Question Submission ( Please see below)

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December 5, 2018

MUSIC-Provided Cyber Coverage

Effective December 31, 2018 all members of MUSIC are provided with Cyber Liability Coverage as part of their membership. This policy provides a $2,000,000 limit with a deductible of $5,000. Cyber Liability insurance is designed to protect you from: • Unauthorized release of confidential information • Violations of person’s rights to privacy • Personal injury in […]

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