Event Profile

Open Meetings Act (OMA) Training for School Board Members 2023-2025

By completing this course, a school board member satisfies the requirement to receive training on the Open Meetings Act. A newly-elected board member must complete the training within 90 days of taking the oath.

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be prompted to print course certificate. The certificate should be signed and submitted to the school district in order to verify compliance with the statutory training requirement.

Successful completion of this course will count toward five Board Leader Recognition Points

The Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/) requires school boards to discuss district business only at properly noticed board meetings. Other than during a properly noticed board meeting, a majority or more of a Board-quorum may not engage in contemporaneous interactive communication during any event, whether in person or electronically, to discuss district business.

Member Price: $50

Non-Member Price: $100