Planning is an essential activity that helps individuals and school districts to achieve their goals and objectives. Planning involves thinking ahead, anticipating challenges, and developing strategies to overcome them. It provides a roadmap for decision-making, resource allocation, and performance evaluation. Whether it’s an individual planning their day or a large organization planning its operations, planning is critical to success.
The most successful boards often adopt clear ground rules and procedures that allow for smooth and equitable decision making. Parliamentary procedure provides a vital backbone of support for effective board operations, but sometimes can seem daunting. Robert’s Rules of Order offers a complete reference guide for every board procedure, rule, and decision.
Superintendents and board members must establish regular board communication, instill transparency, and build strong communication strategy to create the most effective, healthiest school boards.
What are some of your biggest challenges to effective superintendent evaluation? How can governance teams maximize the meaningfulness of this important work? Join IASB Leadership Development Director Harry Heiligenthal and two members of the Carroll Community Schools’ governance team — Board President Jen Munson and Superintendent Rob Cordes—to hear their challenges, observations and insights.
What does effective board governance look like in practice? Hear from Superintendent, Dr. Curtis Jones of Bibb County Schools, GA as he shares effective, proven board management strategies that have helped the board and district earn top honors in the area of board governance on a state and national level.
Dr. Gene Bottoms, Senior Vice President of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and Valarie Wilson, Executive Director of the Georgia School Board Association (GSBA) unveil the ‘Top 10 Questions School Board Members Should be Asking their Superintendents.’ A helpful guide for district leadership, this webinar highlights research, strategies, and anecdotes for helping superintendents and board members lead as a united team, with strong collaboration and mutual trust.