|VT||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Multiple Components - Board Chair and Superintendent Training|
One of multiple components. Requires annual joint training for a superintendent and the board chairs within the supervisory union.
|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Training for New Board Members|
Establishes instructional requirements for new board member. Clarifies that the 12 hours of training include: school finance, Oklahoma education laws,; legal issues, which include but are not limited to employment, due process, new laws, and the Oklahoma Open ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Training Requirements for School Board Members|
H.B. 2306 - School Board Training Section
Those appointed or elected to school board positions must agree to take 12 hours of instruction related to education within 15 months. If a member does not complete the required training and is required to leave his or her seat due to not completing the requir...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Board Member Continuing Education Requirements|
Allows entities that provide training to charge an amount sufficient to reimburse the cost of training. Expands prohibition from school board reelection for failure to complete continuing education requirements to prohibition to be reappointed or to run for el...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School Board Governance Improvement Act|
Establishes the School Board Governance Improvement Act of 2012. Provides legislative intent. Requires prospective board members to publicly affirm certain principles of educational governance. Specifies the responsibilities of board members. Provides for the ...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||School Board Member Training|
S.B. 7 - School Board Member Training
(Does not apply to Chicagp school board members.) Requires every school board member elected or appointed after the effective date of this act, either within a year of enactment of this act or in the first year of his/her term, to complete at least 4 hours pro...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Training on Audit Procedures|
Requires school district board members to obtain professional development concerning audit procedures. Defines scope and content of training and when a school board member must undergo training.
|NY||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Training for Local Board Members|
Adds to existing provision requiring local school board members to complete at least six hours of training on the financial oversight, accountability and fiduciary responsibilities of a school board member. Requires first-term school board members elected afte...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||School Board Training|
Requires each member of a local public school board to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of training and instruction during the first year of service on the board in order to receive the designation of "Distinguished School Board Member." The training will be...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||School Board Professional Development|
Requires that school committees (local school boards) undergo at least six hours of professional development annually. http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/PublicLaws/law10/law10299.htm...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Local Board Members and Local Superintendents|
Requires local board member who moves out of local board jurisdiction to notify the local board secretary within 10 days of such move. Allows employees of private K-12 schools to serve on local school boards.
Defines "immediate family member" as spouse, chil...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||School Board Members Training Requirements|
Establishes a county board member training standards review committee. Clarifies eligibility requirements for candidates, members and members-elect of county boards of education. Prohibits certain political activities and clarifies which political activities a...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||School Board Training|
Effective March 1, 2010, requires local boards to adopt policies for orientation and ongoing training of board of education members....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||School Board Member Training|
Concerns training and instruction for public school board members. Makes board member training requirement four hours annually (formerly was six hours total). Provides that for board members in a school district with one or more schools identified as an academ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Fiscal Accountability|
An emergency measure which delays and extends the payback period for over-expenditures for Saddle Mountain Unified School District and Union Elementary School District and provides incentives for the unification or consolidation of these districts with neighbo...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Training for Board Members|
One section requires every trustee or voting member of a board of education of a school district or a board of cooperative educational services, elected or appointed for a term beginning on or after July first, two thousand five, shall, within the first year...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Board of Directors|
Increases from six to nine the number of hours of training that a newly elected member of a school board of directors is required to obtain following election. Specifies that every local board member who has served for at least 12 consecutive months must compl...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12||Professional Development|
Provides that Rhode Island College (instead of the state department of education) in cooperation with the Rhode Island association of school committees would develop a professional development educational program for Rhode Island School committees. ...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 06/2004||P-12||Professional Development Educational Program|
Provides that Rhode Island College (instead of the state department of education) in cooperation with the Rhode Island association of school committees would develop a professional development educational program for Rhode Island School committees....
|NM||Rule Adoption 10/2003||P-12||Standards for Excellance/Procedural Requirements|
NMAC 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124
Establishes rules adding a new subsection D reflecting the statutory authority to establish mandatory training of local school board members. Includes training requirements for local school board members. NEW MEXICO REG 3856 (SN)...
|MA||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||School Board Member Training|
Requires school committee members [local school board members] to complete at least 8 hours of orientation concerning their responsibilities, and within no more than a year of their initial election or appointment. Specifies subject areas in which members mus...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Extended Day/Year Program Funding, Field Trip Costs, Provision of Staff Development, School Board Member and Principal Development Requirements|
Allows any local school district to fund extended day and -year programs for kindergarten or compulsory age students through sources other than the adequate education program. Permits local boards to expend funds from any available sources to help defray costs...