Regional Office of Education #11 in conjunction with ROE SchoolWorks is pleased to offer School Board Leadership Training as an Illinois State Board of Education approved provider. The four hour training, developed by a team made up of superintendents and school board members from east central Illinois, meets the requirements set forth by 015 ILCS 5/10-16a. The training features information and interactive scenarios on the topics of:
· Education and Labor Law
· Financial oversight and accountability, and
· Fiduciary responsibilities
Effective June 13, 2011, all school board members elected or appointed for a term of a least one year’s duration from that date forward must receive mandatory training. P.A 97-08 (105 ILCS 5/10-16a new) reads:
“Every voting member of a school board of a school district elected or appointed for a term, beginning after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly, within a year after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 97thGeneral Assembly, or the first year of his or her first term, shall complete a minimum of 4 hours of professional development leadership training.”
This event will include a catered dinner at the beginning of the presentation.