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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

Review the 4/17 training

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

 

Review the 4/18 training

12-1 p.m.

Conducting Good Meetings/Robert’s Rules of Order

            (Webinar hosted by AASB)

April 28, 2017

Review the 4/28 training

5-7 p.m.     

Board Standards

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

May 17, 2017  

Review the 5/17 training

Noon-1 p.m.

School Finance (Fiduciary responsibility) - part one

            (Webinar hosted by AASB)

May 25, 2017

Review the 5/25 training

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
  • PEAKS
  • ACCESS, STAMP
  • AIMS Web and MAP
  • Climate and Connectedness Survey
  • Youth Risk Behavior Survey

June 2-3, 2017

Review the 6/2 training

Review the 6/3 training

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday

9 a.m. – noon Saturday

Board Retreat Strategic plan review

  • Board goals and projects

August  7, 2017

2-4 p.m.

Blue Room

School Finance

 

Travel and P-card Trainings

 

Introduction to Associations
Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB)
National School Boards Association (NSBA)
Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS)
Coalition for Education Equity (EEC)

 

Introduction to Advisory Groups
Multicultural Educational Concerns Advisory Committee (MECAC)
Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
Student Advisory Board (SAB)
Native Advisory Committee
Capital Improvement Advisory Committee (CIAC)

 

Introduction to Community Groups
School Business Partners (SBP)
Anchorage Realizing Indigenous Student Excellence (ARISE)
90% by 2020

August

Time TBD

IT and Technology Plan

  • Tour of IT facility

September     

Time TBD

6-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and Bonds

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

October              

Time TBD    

Student Transportation

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

November

Time TBD

Student Nutrition

  • Tour of Student Nutrition facility

December

Time TBD

“Price of Leadership”

  • Time commitment
  • Effect on family
  • Campaign process

Date TBD

Academy Recruitment/Graduation


Content last updated: July 24, 2017


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