Board Member Training

Each Illinois school board member who is elected or appointed to fill a vacancy of at least one year's duration must receive professional development leadership training (PDLT) and (P.A. 97-8), the Open Meetings Act (OMA) training.  Mandatory training is also required upon Performance Evaluation Reform Act implementation 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.
 

Board Member Name

Training Attended

Date

Larry Canning

Joint Annual Conference Attendance

Open Meetings Act

Professional Development Leadership/PERA

Board Self-Evaluation

2013-2019

9/12/2013

9/17/2013

10/24/2019

Evelyn Gleason

Joint Annual Conference Attendance

Open Meetings Act

PERA Training

Professional Development Leadership/PERA

Board Self-Evaluation

1993-2018

1/16/2012

3/6/2015

6/12/2015

10/24/2019

Mark Johnson

Joint Annual Conference Attendance

Open Meetings Act

Basics of Governance

Professional Development Leadership/PERA

Superintendent Evaluation

Collective Bargaining

Board Self-Evaluation

Leading Leaders: The Job of Board President

2015-2019

6/5/2015

6/5/2015

6/5/2015

11/20/2015

11/18/2016

10/24/2019

11/22/2019

Kim Kampwirth

Joint Annual Conference Attendance

Open Meetings Act

Basics of Governance

Professional Development Leadership/PERA

Closing the Gaps: Between what Sounds Good & What Gets Done

Superintendent Evaluation: Essential Work of the Board

Board Self-Evaluation

2015-2019

6/5/2015

6/5/2015

6/5/2015

11/20/2015

11/20/2015

10/24/2019

Kristine Resler

Joint Annual Conference Attendance

Open Meetings Act

Basics of Governance

Professional Development Leadership/PERA

Bullying

Using Data to Make Decisions

School Finance for Board Members: Topics & Trends

Board Self-Evaluation

2015-2019

6/5/2015

6/5/2015

6/5/2015

11/13/2015

11/20/2015

11/20/2015

10/24/2019

Debi Stearns

Joint Annual Conference Attendance

Open Meetings Act

Professional Development Leadership/PERA

2006-2017

1/19/2012

4/11/2013

Terrence T.J. Whitcomb

Open Meetings Act

Professional Development Leadership/PERA

Basics of Governance

Board Self-Evaluation

6/14/2019

6/14/2019

6/15/2019

10/24/2019