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
2013-2016 
9/12/2013
9/17/2013
     
 Evelyn Gleason   Joint Annual Conference Attendance
 Open Meetings Act
 PERA Training
 Professional Development Leadership / PERA
1993-2017
1/16/2012
3/6/2015
6/12/2015
     
 Mark Johnson  Joint Annual Conference Attendance
 Open Meetings Act
 Basics of Governance
 Professional Development Leadership / PERA
 Superintendent Evaluation
 Collective Bargaining
2015-2017
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
11/20/2015
11/18/2016
     
 Leslie Jones  Joint Annual Conference Attendance
 Open Meetings Act
 Professional Development Leadership
 Collective Bargaining
 PERA Training
 Basics of Governance
 Parliamentary Procedure
 Bullying
 School District Labor Relations
 Media Relations
 Leading Leaders: The Job of the Board President
 Organizational Health
 The Critical Role of School Boards in a Democracy
 Making Meetings Matter
 Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
 Senate Bill 100: School Discipline Reform
 What School Boards Can Do To Improve Student Performance
 Crawl, Walk, Run, Becoming a Highly Effective Board
 Student Assessment for School Districts
 Student Privacy in a Digital Age
 School Board's Role in Transforming Organizational Climate
 Leaders Light the Way: A History of IASB
 Leaders Light the Way: Division Leadership
 Get Your Message Out: Public Image
 The R Factor: How to Manage the 1 Thing You Control
 5 Essentials Survey: It Really Matters to School Boards
 10 Bundles of Legislative Joy
 Where in the World are Your Social Media Policies
 Abused and Neglected Children
 The Equity Event
 LeaderShop Symposium - Visions, Values, Conflicts & Decisions
2013-2017
4/7/2014
4/29/2014
11/21/2014
3/16/2015
5/16/2015
6/6/2015
7/9/2015
7/28/2015
10/28/2015
11/20/2015
6/18/2016
6/18/2016
7/13/2016
11/18/2016
1/25/2017
3/24/2017
3/24/2017
3/24/2017
3/25/2017
3/25/2017
9/16/2017
9/16/2017
11/17/2017
11/17/2017
1/30/2018
2/2/2018
2/5/2018
2/7/2018
4/28/2018
6/9/2018
     
 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
2015-2017
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
11/20/2015
11/20/2015
     
 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
2015-2017
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
11/13/2015
11/20/2015
11/20/2015
     
 Debi Stearns  Joint Annual Conference Attendance
 Open Meetings Act
 Professional Development Leadership / PERA
2006-2017
1/19/2012
4/11/2013