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New Board Member Online Training Bundle 2023-2025

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This offering sets you on the road to success and includes three courses produced by IASB for new board members:

  1. The Basics of Governance — Get up to speed with this essential course on board and board member roles and responsibilities and learn how high-functioning boards make a positive impact on student learning in their districts. It is recommended that every newly-elected or appointed school board complete this training within 90 days of taking the oath of office.
  2. Open Meetings Act (OMA) — Learn the law as it applies to school board meetings and members. Per 105 ILCS 120/1.05, every newly-elected or appointed school board member MUST complete this training within 90 days of taking the oath of office. Successful completion of the Open Meetings Act (OMA) training requires board members to file a copy of their certificate of completion with the school board.
  3. Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training for School Board Members — This training must be on the topics of trauma-informed practices, education law, labor law, financial oversight and accountability, and fiduciary responsibilities, plus PERA evaluations for school board members who will participate in a vote on a dismissal based upon the Optional Alternative Evaluation Dismissal Process. Per 105 ILCS 5/10-16, every new school board member elected or appointed MUST complete this training within the first year of the first term. Successful completion of the PDLT/PERA training requires school districts to post on their websites the names of all board members who have completed the training.

Member Price: $125

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