Members of the Board of Education elected or appointed for a term beginning on or after July 1, 2005, shall, within the first year of their term, complete a minimum of six hours of training on the fiscal oversight, accountability and fiduciary responsibilities of a school board member.
Additionally, Board members elected or appointed for a first term beginning on or after July 1, 2011, shall, within the first year of his or her term, complete a training course to acquaint him or her with the powers, functions and duties of boards of education, as well as the powers and duties of other governing and administrative authorities affecting public education.
These mandatory trainings may be taken together as a single course or separately.
Each member shall demonstrate compliance with these requirements by filing with the District Clerk a certificate of completion of such course issued by the provider. Actual and necessary expenses incurred in complying with this requirement shall be a charge against the school district.
Cross-ref: 2510, New Board Member Orientation
2521, School Board Conferences, Conventions, and Workshops
Ref: Education Law §2102-a
Adoption Date: 4/8/2019
2000 - School Board Governance and Operations