Join Zenda Bowie, director of field services and parliamentarian for the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) as she shares her list of board meeting minutes must-haves, along with some of her best tips.
Taking effective meeting minutes is an important aspect of board management. Not only do minutes provide a historical account of board actions, they help to measure progress against your strategic plan, drive accountability, and can be used as legal protection if necessary.
When Dr. Curtis Jones joined Bibb County School District in April 2015, he spent his first month visiting area schools and interacting with community members to learn about what was going right, and to hear their suggestions for improving the district.
When Dr. Vic Wilson became the superintendent of Hartselle City Schools in July of 2013, one of his first priorities was to evaluate his new surroundings. Personnel, processes, culture, organizational priorities — all garnered his attention as he began his new leadership role in the Alabama district and helped develop and guide the strategy he would employ to help bring success to the students of Hartselle City Schools.
Laser-focused on sustained excellence and continuous improvement, Oconee County Schools chose Simbli to help them align their board evaluations and self-assessments to the work of the district, and to meet the standards of accreditation.
Facing shrinking budgets and a need to ‘accomplish more with less,’ Forsyth County Schools, GA chose Simbli as their paperless board meetings solution.