All Illinois school board members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings Act (P.A. 97-504). Mandatory training will also be required after the new teacher evaluation requirements are implemented in each school district. For additional information, see Board policy 2:120, Board Member Development.
The following table contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member. When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym "IASB" follows the listed activity.
|Development/Training Activity and Provider||Date Completed|
|Crystal Blair||Freedom of Information Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General||October 24, 2011|
|James Bruns||Freedom Of Information Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General||August 22, 2011|
|James Bruns||Open Meetings Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General||August 22, 2011|
|Bob Burd||Open Meetings Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General||September 22, 2011|
|Kirk McTaggart||Freedom of Information Act 2011 Training - IL Office of the Attorney General||September 22, 2011|
|James Bruns||Professional Development Leadership Training for School Board Members||June 20, 2013|
The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois public schools through local citizen control. Although not a part of State government, IASB is organized by member school boards as a private not-for-profit corporation under the authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code. The mission of the IASB is excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education.
For more information regarding IASB and its programs, visit www.iasb.com.