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The Anchorage School Board is hosting a series of training sessions for current and prospective board members and members of the general public who are interested in learning more about board leadership.


Those who sign up for the academy are strongly encouraged to attend every session, although it is not required. Those who complete a majority of the sessions offered over the course of the next 12 months will be issued an Anchorage School Board Leadership Academy graduation certificate.


Please complete the following Leadership Academy application if you wish to participate in some or all of the sessions.


Please RSVP to Board Secretary Katy Grant.

2017 Training Schedule
Date and Times      Agenda Items

April 17, 2017

1-2 p.m.
BoardDocs/Board agendas and meeting structure
2-4 p.m.

Meet and Greet ASD Superintendent and Cabinet

  • ASD organization chart
  • Communicating with Superintendent
  • Education Center tour


4-5 p.m.

Dinner & Reorganization of Board

   The reorganization meeting is public however dinner is not provided to the public.

  • Election of officers
  • School area assignments
  • Committee and community group assignments


5-7 p.m.

Board Governance

  • Governance vs management
  • Policy and administrative regulations (AR)
  • Building Board consensus and Board member communications


April 18, 2017

12-1 p.m.

Conducting Good Meetings/Robert’s Rules of Order

            (Webinar hosted by AASB)

April 28, 2017

5-7 p.m.     

Board Standards

  • Open Meetings Act
  • MOA Ethics rules
  • Board Code of Conduct

May 17, 2017  

Noon-1 p.m.

School Finance (Fiduciary responsibility) - part one

            (Webinar hosted by AASB)

May 25, 2017

4-5 p.m.

Overview of Educational Operations and Data Dashboard

  • Curriculum adoptions and initiatives
  • Lottery/choice programs
  • Supports (Title 1, Indian Ed, SPED, Gifted, ELL, SEL)
5-6 p.m.  

Diagnostics, Assessments and Accountability

  • ESSA and NAEP
  • AIMS Web and MAP
  • Climate and Connectedness Survey
  • Youth Risk Behavior Survey

June 2-3, 2017

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday

9 a.m. – noon Saturday

Board Retreat Strategic plan review

  • Board goals and projects

August  7, 2017

1-2:30 p.m.

Introduction to associations

  • AASB
  • NSBA
  • CGCS
  • CEE


Introduction to advisory groups

  • SEAC
  • SAB
  • Native Advisory
  • CIAC


Introduction to community groups

  • SBP
  • 90% by 2020


Travel and p-card trainings


Time TBD

IT and Technology Plan

  • Tour of IT facility


Time TBD

6-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and Bonds

  • Tour of Operations facilities and school-in-construction sites


Time TBD    

Student Transportation

  • Reliant contract and operations
  • ASD operations
  • Tour of bus barn and ride-along


Time TBD

Student Nutrition

  • Tour of Student Nutrition facility


Time TBD

“Price of Leadership”

  • Time commitment
  • Effect on family
  • Campaign process

Date TBD

Academy Recruitment/Graduation

Content last updated: June 05, 2017

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