Roles and Responsibilities

Essential Guide to High Performing Boards


Description
This course will focus on the characteristics of high performing school boards. Topics will include roles & responsibilities, culture and best practices related to strategic planning and evaluations.

Instructor:
Dr. Curtis Jones, Superintendent, Bibb County Schools

Course Length : 1 Hours
Board Training Credit : 1 Hours

Domain I – Governance Structure: The board of education and superintendent form the governance leadership team of the local school system, and act in a manner that focuses on improving student achievement and organizational effectiveness.

Standard A - The governance leadership team is comprised of the local board of education and the superintendent, and adheres to appropriate roles and responsibilities, as defined in the state constitution, state law, local act, and board policy.

Standard B - The governance leadership team demonstrates a unified approach to governing the school system to assure the effective fulfillment of roles and responsibilities.

Standard C - The board acts as a policy-making body separate from the roles and responsibilities authorized to the superintendent.

Standard D - The governance leadership team executes its duties as defined in the state constitution, state laws, and state board rules consistent with local board policies, accreditation standards, procedures, and ethical standards, which govern its conduct.

Domain II – Strategic Planning: The governance leadership team, in collaboration with the community, adopts and enacts a planning process that results in an adopted system strategic plan designed to improve student achievement and organizational effectiveness.

Standard A - The governance leadership team provides input to and adopts the system’s strategic plan.

Standard B - Annually and as needed, utilizing the adopted strategic planning process, the governance leadership team monitors and reports progress on performance measures.
Content
  • Course Instructions
  • Webinar
  • Webinar Presentation
  • Conclusion
  • Course Assessment
  • Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever