KASB provides training for all new board members, introducing them to the important work of governing and guiding their district as it prepares students for success.
KASB Leadership, Advocacy and Legal staff facilitate these highly-interactive workshops. Participants discover answers to common questions, such as the authority of a board of education, the role of policy and what it takes to govern a school system to support student success. The training will help you begin your journey by giving you an basic understanding of budget and finance, school law (including open meetings and executive session requirements), boardsmanship basics, communication and advocacy,
Each new board member receives a copy of KASB’s “Guide to Boardsmanship in Kansas.” This comprehensive manual covers all areas of school governance-the nuts and bolts of how to operate as a governing board and the roles and responsibilities of the board, superintendent and staff.