As a longtime fascinated observer of civic and nonprofit boards, I’ve noticed some interesting things happen from time to time. Some examples: An elected board member who is a CPA decides that he’s not satisfied with the district’s financials, so he prepares his own … [Read more...]
When school board members and the superintendent work together effectively, student achievement soars
A high-functioning school board can manage its issues and make decisions in good time, with great results. Our posts offer guidance, tips and insights to make your school board meetings the best they can be.
Meetings of one type or another can take up to half of the average work day and keeping them productive can sometimes be a challenge. But there’s one simple guideline that can save time and improve the content of daily meetings by a thousand percent and it’s this: No one may … [Read more...]