ERIC Number: ED044544
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Nov
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Policies for Improving School Board Meetings.
National School Boards Association, Waterford, CT. Educational Policies Service.
This School Board Policy Development Kit, prepared by the Educational Policies Service/NSBA Policy Information Clearinghouse is concerned with the written policies that are necessary to facilitate more effective meeting procedures. In conjuction with a discussion of ways to improve board meetings, a checklist is provided as an instrument for self-evaluation by school boards. Samples are provided for demonstration purposes; these concern the duties of the board president, the board secretary, board parliamentarian, and board members, as well as new board member orientation, school board meetings, board meeting procedures, board meeting preparation, broadcasting and taping of board meetings, review of board procedures, criteria for evaluating board meetings, and agendas. In addition, text of a hand-out leaflet prepared for the Milwaukee Board of School Directors is given as an example of the kind of welcome a board should extend its visitors. Three publications concerned with school board meetings are recommended, and a brief precis is given of each, together with ordering information. (DB)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Boards of Education, Educational Administration, Meetings, School Administration
National School Boards Assn., 1233 Central St., Evanston, Ill. 60201 (One free kit with SEARCH certificate, 1-3 kits $2.00; 4-7 kits $1.80; 8-10 kits $1.60; 11 or more kits $1.50 payment should accompany orders under $6.00)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Waterford, CT. Educational Policies Service.
Note: Cat. No. 70-55