|Policies and Regulations||NEPN Code: BIA
School Board Governance and Operations
New School Board Member Orientation/Handbook
To maintain high standards and continuity in operating the School District, new School Board members should be provided new Board member training promptly after election.
The Superintendent shall arrange to hold a conference or conferences with new Board members on their work, objectives, and purposes, discussing the legislative function of the Board with the administrative functions of the Superintendent. Key aspects of curriculum, finance, operations, special services, instructional support, assessment, technology and information services will be reviewed with new Board members.
The new member has a responsibility to become knowledgeable about the educational program, employed personnel, laws and Board procedure, Board policies, teaching materials and facilities, school services, needs of community, interested organizations such as the parent-teacher association, techniques of good public relations, and the priority areas identified by the Board.
|Policy||Board Action||(formerly 8210)|