ERIC Number: ED195039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Boardsmanship. A Guide for California School Board Members.
California School Boards Association, Sacramento.
This manual for new and current board members describes school board activities in California. The first of 11 chapters discusses the board's function and the member's role on the board. Chapter 2 touches on government regulation of education under federal and state constitutions and statutes. Chapter 3 introduces the structure of public education in California at the state, county, and local levels. The functions of school boards associations at state and national levels are covered in the fourth chapter. Chapter 5 discusses how board meetings are run and why they are run that way. Elements in the policy-making process are reviewed in chapter 6. Chapter 7 explores the relationship of the board to the superintendent, while the eighth chapter clarifies the board's relationship to the rest of the school district's employees. In the ninth chapter the board's role in planning, implementing, and evaluating the district's instructional program is considered. Chapter 10 examines the history of school finance and outlines the preparation of the district budget. Chapter 11 explains how to cope with the financial demands of educational facilities. Glossaries of terms in employment relations and school finance are appended. (PGD)
Descriptors: Board Administrator Relationship, Board Candidates, Board of Education Policy, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Budgeting, Codes of Ethics, Collective Bargaining, Curriculum Development, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Finance Reform, Government School Relationship, Instructional Development, Legal Responsibility, Meetings, Personnel Policy, Policy Formation, Public Education, School Districts, School Organization, State School District Relationship, Trustees
California School Boards Association, 916 23rd St., Sacramento, CA 95816 ($8.00 including tax and handling; 20% discount for orders over 25 copies)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California School Boards Association, Sacramento.
Identifiers: California; School Boards Associations
Note: For a related document, see ED 113 810.