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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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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September 25, 2018

MUSIC Matters 3rd Quarter 2018

MESSAGE FROM THE BOARD CHAIRMAN DR. BERNARD DUBRAY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FORT ZUMWALT SCHOOL DISTRICT Dear MUSIC Member, This message is being written for the third-quarter newsletter. The calendar is moving rapidly and before we know it we will be at another General Membership Meeting in January planning for the next year. The weather has […]

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September 24, 2018

MUSIC Annual Membership Meeting

Mark Stockwell MUSIC Executive Director The 2020 MUSIC Annual Membership Meeting is just around the corner. Please mark your calendars for January 29‐31, 2019 at the Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake of the Ozarks.  The agenda will be sent to all members later in the fall. You may call the Lodge (573‐365‐3000) now to make reservations. You may also […]

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September 24, 2018

School Protection Officers – SPO

Alan Schmitt, ARM-P Area Vice President – Loss Prevention Arthur J. Gallagher As discussed in several previous MUSIC Matters articles, the appointment of an SPO is one potential security response for our schools.   It is, however, important that all criteria outlined in the legislation be properly addressed and completed. Earlier this summer, there have been […]

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