ERIC Number: ED224124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
What Do School Boards Do? A Manual for Workshop Leaders. Keys to School Boardsmanship. A Program of Continuing Education for School Board Members.
The materials in this manual are designed to help workshop leaders prepare for and present a workshop for school board members or candidates in school board elections on the role and function of school board members and on the programs, services, and staff of the state school board association. Access to information and resources useful to board members is also treated. The manual consists of six sections: an introduction; three sections on planning, presenting, and evaluating the workshop; a selection of resource materials; and a booklet for workshop participants. The discussion of planning covers the focus and scope of the workshop, familiarization with relevant materials, and grouping of workshop participants. The presentation section includes sequential descriptions of workshop activities, leader focuses for each activity, and instructions for conducting those activities. The resource materials provided include two papers on the reasons behind and methods for presenting workshops on school board functions, a manual on a state public education system, answers to 15 questions commonly asked by board candidates, sources of additional information, and masters from which transparencies can be reproduced for projection at the workshop. (Except for the papers, these materials must be adapted for use outside Washington State.) (Author/PGD)
Descriptors: Board Candidates, Board of Education Policy, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Leaders Guides, Management Development, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Workshops
Publications, National School Boards Association, 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20007.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington State School Directors Association, Olympia.; Montana School Boards Association, Helena.; National School Boards Association, Washington, DC.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers: Board of Education Members; School Boards Associations; Washington
Note: For related documents, see EA 015 201-212. Also contributing to the development of this document were the Idaho School Boards Association, the Oregon School Boards Association, and the Association of Alaska School Boards.