More than just a board management software solution, we’re on a mission to provide boards and the people who work with them with the tools and resources they need to be successful. Check out these awesome downloads and takeaways, designed specifically to help you help build knowledge, awareness and skills!
Simbli Product Brochure
At eBOARDsolutions, we’ve been helping boards lead and govern effectively and operate efficiently for nearly 25 years. Our board management software, Simbli, helps boards automate and simplify everyday tasks through software that facilitates paperless meetings, strategic planning, policy management, board evaluations, document management, and communications.
The Power of Planning: Achieving Strategic and Operational Excellence
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.
What does effective board governance look like in practice? This guide provides the answers, and helps you better understand the roles and responsibilities of your governance team, the importance of a healthy governance culture, best practices for managing meetings, strategic planning, policies and evaluations, and how alignment brings all of this work together.
Board Management Software Evaluation and Funding Guide
Selecting the right board management software for your organization can be a challenge. Our board management software evaluation guide provides tips and strategies to help you navigate the selection process, including criteria for reviewing and assessing the most crucial elements of the platform. The funding section of the guide highlights how stimulus funding can be used to purchase board management software as well.
Board Meeting Minutes: 8 Things You Should Never Miss
Keeping accurate meeting minutes is an important component of board management. Minutes serve as a historical record of the board’s actions, help drive your strategic plan, and serve as support in legal proceedings. However, many organizations struggle with what to include in their minutes, and how. Here are eight items you should always include in your meeting minutes.
The Super 6 - Six Important Questions School Boards Should Ask Superintendents
Research shows that highly effective boards have a culture of trust and respect in the boardroom, and lead as a united team, along with the superintendent. Dr. Gene Bottoms, senior vice president of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), shares the top questions school board members should be asking their superintendents to help build the collaboration and trust needed to reach their strategic goals.
Top 10 Strategies to Take Your Board to the Next Level
Effective school boards aren’t simply born. They’re built with a healthy combination of elements — from teamwork and strategic planning to alignment and accountability. Is your board a high-functioning, highly effective board? Find out how to take your board to the next level with these 10 essential strategies.
When it’s not possible to meet physically, school boards must find ways to meet and conduct their business. In emergency circumstances, many states permit school boards to meet and act virtually. This document provides guidance to help you and your board learn how to effectively conduct virtual meetings. You can also visit our dedicated, “Guide to Virtual Board Meetings” website at virtualmeetings.eboardsolutions.com.