September 16, 2020

NEW TITLE IX RULE AND ITS IMPACT FOR MUSIC MEMBERS

Written by Natalie Hoernschemeyer Mickes O’Toole, LLC Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs and activities that receive federal funds. In May, the Department of Education released new regulations for Title IX to govern the reporting, investigation, and adjudication of sexual harassment allegations in educational institutions. These major changes went […]

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September 16, 2020

MUSIC Complimentary Course List

The State of Missouri has updated its Required Training for the 2020-2021 school year. MUSIC Members now receive twelve complimentary courses each year. These courses align with the state’s requirements and federal requirements. This year’s courses include the following: Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Prevention De-Escalation Strategies (New Course) Discrimination Awareness in the Workplace Diversity Awareness: Staff-to-Student […]

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September 16, 2020

Reporting Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

When you have an injured employee, it is important to always provide the injured worker with the Workers’ Compensation Treatment Authorization form before sending him or her for medical treatment. Missouri schools have the right to designate the medical provider(s). This medical treatment authorization form is essential not only for the authorization for your medical […]

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September 16, 2020

Workers’ Compensation Incident Tracker Rollout Begins Week of September 21

MUSIC will be rolling out the new Workers’ Compensation Incident Tracker, a cloud-based application that allows a school’s Workers’ Compensation Coordinator, or claims handler, to store incident and claim information electronically. The tool was developed for MUSIC and its members, and it will be unique for each member. The tool allows the Workers’ Compensation coordinator […]

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July 1, 2020

Workers’ Compensation Incident Tracker

Jim Akers – Work Comp Specialist – Gallagher MUSIC has been working to develop a new tool to assist in tracking your workers’ compensation claims.  The Workers’ Compensation Incident Tracker does exactly that, it tracks your claims and incidents. The Tracker was designed to give you a format to log and track all of your […]

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May 29, 2020

On-site Visits Resume

As we are all aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant change in our schedules and lives. However, beginning June 1, 2020, the Loss Control Team of MUSIC will resume on-site visits and services to MUSIC Members. To ensure the safety of the Loss Control Team, as well as the students and staff of […]

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May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Complimentary Courses from SafeSchools

MUSIC wants to make members aware of six complimentary SafeSchool courses available to members. These courses have been uploaded to the SafeSchools library and the MUSIC bundle, allowing LMS administrators to assign, track, and report completions on each module. Courses include the following: Coronavirus:  CDC Guidelines for Making and Using Cloth Face Coverings (9 Minutes) […]

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May 12, 2020

Reopening Schools (Post COVID-19)

MUSIC is committed to helping MUSIC members create and support a safe environment in the school and the community in the context of COVID-19. As administrators prepare to reopen school doors, it is essential to remember that these decisions have important implications for children, parents or caregivers, teachers, staff, communities, and society at large. While […]

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February 27, 2020

MUSIC Matters – Volume 24 – First Quarter 2020

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD CHAIRMAN DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, I’m not going to open this message saying anything about the weather because, it seems any time I do, it backfires. However, as this message is being distributed with the MUSIC newsletter, we are coming out of […]

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