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Most webinars satisfy one hour of the 8-hour annual board chair/superintendent joint training requirements as stated in 16 V.S.A. § 561(b) provided both parties attend together.​ 

 

16 VSA Section 561 requires that

 

(b) At least annually, the chairs of each school board within a supervisory union, the chair of the supervisory union board, and the superintendent shall jointly participate in at least eight hours of professional training that, at a minimum, addresses:

  1. educational leadership;

  2. the relative roles and responsibilities of the supervisory union board, the school district boards, and the superintendent;

  3. the Vermont Open Meeting Law, 1 V.S.A. §§ 310-314;

  4. Vermont law regarding access to public records, 1 V.S.A. §§ 315-320;

  5. collective bargaining; and

  6. education funding and school finance laws. (Added 1969, No. 298 (Adj. Sess.), § 38; amended 2007, No. 66, § 4; 2013, No. 56, § 13, eff. May 30, 2013; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 67, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)

Everyone registering to attend any webinar will receive an email following the webinar with a link to the video, handouts and any follow-up materials.

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How School Boards Can Support Student Achievement and Close Gaps

February 2, 2023

Noon - 1:00pm

How does your board…

  • Ensure the district is accountable for the well-being and success of all students?

  • Assure high expectations for student learning?

  • Demonstrate responsible and inclusive governance?

  • Engage and involve your local community?

  • Create conditions for the success of all students and staff?

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The NEW 2023 School Board

Onboarding New Board Members & Reorganizing the Board

March 2, 2023

Noon - 1:00pm

Town meeting day is coming quickly. You will walk away from this webinar with a great knowledge base and materials to ensure your district has the best practices for onboarding and working well with new members and reorganizing your new board. 

This webinar is open to all central office staff as well as school board members.

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