Boards ask staff and students to seek life-long education. Why should it be any different for board members?
Equipping school board members with information and training to become effective leaders is at the core of OSSBA’s mission. OSSBA offers several opportunities for school board members to improve governance:
Whole board development sessions are a great opportunity for boards and district leaders to work together on issues that will improve the board’s effectiveness. Let our team customize a training based on your board’s needs. Common whole board development topics include:
Our programs use facilitators to serve as mentors to the board and superintendent. Facilitators use inquiry and probing questions to guide the leadership team to strategies for confronting and solving problems within an organized framework. In this manner, future issues can be resolved in a thoughtfully reasoned, data-based way using the techniques acquired through board development.
Call or email Terri Silver at 405.528.3571 or [email protected] for more information about board development opportunities or to schedule whole board development.