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Overview

This innovative two-day training is one of the best opportunities for newly elected and first term county board members to learn about their unique role and responsibilities. Veteran board members will also benefit from this annual refresher. Participants will explore the board's role in each area and will be able to apply these processes on their board. Superintendents: Attend with three members from your board and we’ll waive your registration fee. The two-day training includes full cost of registration.

The Program

The CCBE County Board Governance workshop helps train new board members to attain a high level of competency and understanding of the governance role. Throughout the training program, attendees learn about tools they can use to become a more effective member of your governance team. They hit the ground running with in-depth county focused learning opportunities on budget and finance, county board appellate role involving inter-district transfers and expulsions, legislative advocacy and community leadership, Local Control Accountability Plans, board policy and bylaws plus an opportunity to network with other county board members.

Below are copies of the session presentations, from January 27-28, 2017, for you to review and download.

Effective Governance

This session provides information on the role and critical aspects of board governance, the attributes of highly effective governance team and what every board member needs to know about the county office and their relationship with the Superintendent.
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County Budget & Finance

Learn how to read and interpret "SACS" financial reports.  Gain an understanding of how all the budget pieces come together to provide a plan that reflects the goals, objectives and priorities of the County Office of Education. 
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Appellate Role

This session will help board members understand their roles as appellate decision makers by addressing the common elements of appeal procedures generally and the importance of understanding the standard and scope of review in an appellate process.  
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Advocacy 101

Understanding the basics of education policy, politics, and school finance are crucial elements in any campaign to affect public policy.  Attendees will explore how county board members can better navigate local, state and federal policy making bodies through gaining a basic understanding of the policy making process and implementing effective advocacy strategies. Learn tools, tips and resources on how to build community support for education and how to create positive relationships and productive cultures that lead to strong results in their local communities.  
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Local Control Accountability Plan

This session provided an overview of what every board member should know about LCAP and the role of the County Board Members.  
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Dashboard Report Card

This session provided an overview on the primary principles of LCFF, building understanding of the evaluation rubric, and the role of the evaluation rubrics in the process of continuous improvement.  
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Call to Order

Learn the essentials on how to conduct a successful board meeting.  
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Board Policy & Bylaws

This session gave an overview of the general principles by which an organization is guided in the management of its duties and responsibilities.  
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