Completion of each webinar earns five Better Boardsmanship credits.
Webinars address a range of topics and timely issues important to the governance roles of board teams. Content experts and facilitators offer crucial updates and guidance to inform good decision making at the board table. Webinars are recorded, so you have access anytime, anywhere, even if you are unable to attend the live event. Webinar topics will center around the IASB Standards for Effective School Boards
Turn from a Parli No to a Parli Pro: Tips and Best Practices for Board Presidents
: Tuesday, March 26, Noon-1 p.m.
Understanding parliamentary procedure allows board presidents to lead meetings in a fair, equal and organized fashion. This timely webinar will touch on some of the larger topic areas of parliamentary procedure that are unique to smaller governing bodies like school boards. Example topics include when to use majority vote vs. two-thirds vote and debatable motions and when or how to limit them. Join us over lunch for this discussion and bring your questions!
Hot Topics Conversation Part 2: Financial Oversight—The Board President's Role
: Tuesday, April 9, Noon-1 p.m.
Board presidents have a unique role to play in ensuring strong financial oversight by the board. In Part 2 of our conversation on financial oversight, we will concentrate on the board president’s role in making sure important fiscal discussions are held at the board table. Join us for discussions that will include the types of conversations that should occur; what reports should be discussed; when these conversations are best held, duties related to special audits and contracts, as well as what questions board presidents should be asking.
Action Advocacy Webinars
Be prepared to advocate for your district by participating in these upcoming webinars that will give you up to the minute legislative information and equip you with best practices on advocating effectively.
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End of Session Recap
Second Funnel: Thursday, March 28, Noon-1 p.m.
Find out which bills and issues need a final push to make it through the last legislative hurdle – the second funnel on April 5.
: One week after session ends, Noon-1 p.m.