Mandated Topics: Ethics

Mandated Topics: Ethics

All Together Now - For Experienced Members! 
PC1 | Friday, March 2 | 9 a.m.-noon
Looking for a convenient way to earn credit in the mandated topics of ethics, finance and superintendent evaluation?  Attend this session to learn important information while working toward meeting annual requirements. Special one-hour versions of these workshops are included:
  • Board Members and Constitutents: The Ethical Edge (Meets mandated ethics training requirement)
  • The Biggest Piece of the Budget Pie: Salaries and Benefits (Counts toward mandated finance training requirement)
  • Success with SPGES (Meets mandated superintendent evaluation training requirement)
This session is for experienced board members, but open to members of any length of service. It’s especially convenient for members who need only one hour of each topic to meet their annual requirements.

All Together Now – Back to Basics! 
PC2 | Friday, March 2 | 9 a.m.-noon
Building a strong foundation in board roles and responsibilities helps prepare board members for the work of the board/superintendent team.  Attend this session to learn the basics and receive training credit in the mandated topics of ethics, finance and superintendent evaluation.  Special one-hour versions of the following workshops are included:
  • Board Members and Constitutents: The Ethical Edge (Meets mandated ethics training requirement)
  • Finance II: Dollars and Sense (Counts toward mandated finance training requirement)
  • The Basics of Superintendent Evaluation (Meets mandated superintendent evaluation training requirement)
Developed with the needs of new board members in mind, this session also is open to board members of any length of service who are interested in the basics of board work.
 
Board Members & Constituents: The Ethical Edge
A1 | Friday, March 2 | 3:15-4:30 p.m.
B1 | Saturday, March 3 | 10:15-11:30 a.m.
C1 | Saturday, March 3 | 2-3:15 p.m.
Level I required topic Ethics
Meets mandated ethics training requirement
Handling constituent requests can be a simple matter – or a much tougher call, often involving ethical choices for the elected board member. This class is based on more than two decades of observing and counseling board members with some often dicey situations for “servant leaders.”
 
Avoiding Conflicts of Interest in Board Service and Charter Authorizing
D4 | Saturday, March 3 | 3:30-4:45 p.m.
E3 | Sunday, March 4 | 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Level I required topic Ethics
Meets mandated ethics training requirement
This session discusses financial conflicts of interest in general board service as well as those specific to charter authorizing. Statutory conflicts of interest that are unique to school board members are also covered, along with tips for avoiding perceived conflicts of interest in all aspects of board service, including conducting charter authorizer responsibilities. 
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