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Waypoint Webinars Offer Direction to New Board Members

  • Date Posted
    May 3, 2021
  • Category
    News
The Illinois Association of School Boards is offering a series of webinars designed to accelerate the learning curve for new school board members. New board members are encouraged to attend these webinars to focus on the road ahead and what they are learning over the first six months of the school board experience.
 
The first Waypoint Webinar is a welcome from, and introduction to, IASB and its communications efforts. In “IASB: Your Companion on the Journey,” Communications staff will walk attendees through key services and offerings available to board leadership teams and to individual board members.
 
The series of Waypoint Webinars continues through August and includes conversations with IASB staff representing various departments, to gain insight on the first days in office, what IASB offers, and to set the course for new board members.
  • IASB: Your Companion on the Journey
    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • The First 100 Days: 10 Actions for New Board Members
    • Monday, June 21, 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Policy Primer
    • Monday, July 12, 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Let’s Connect! Meet Your Division Colleagues and Field Services Director
    • Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Approaching Advocacy
    • Monday, August 9, 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Open Meetings Act (OMA): A Deeper Discussion
    • Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
 
IASB webinars are free and a benefit of membership. Full details and registration for Waypoint Webinars and the Association’s Roadmap to Success for New Board Members are available on the IASB website.