Board Member Training

  • The State of Illinois requires mandatory training for all newly elected school board members in the following areas:

    • Professional Development Leadership  (105 ILCS 5/10-16a) - A minimum of four training hours in education and labor law, financial oversight and accountability, and fiduciary responsibilities.
    • Open Meetings Act (OMA) (5 ILCS 120/1.05) - Open Meetings Act’s (OMA) general applicability, procedures, and legal requirements.
    • Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) (105 ILCS 5/24-16.5; 23 Ill. Admin. Code §51.235) - A training program on Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) evaluations.

    Additional information is available in the Board of Education Policy 2:120, Board Member Development.

     

    Board Member Professional Development & Training

     

    Date Completed

     

    Alexander Brunk Open Meetings Act Training  July 12, 2017 
      Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act  November 17, 2017 
    Lisa Hirsh

    Open Meetings Act Training, Professional Development Leadership Training & Performance Evaluation Reform Act Training

    June 22, 2019
    Melissa Itkin

    Open Meetings Act Training, Professional Development Leadership Training & Performance Evaluation Reform Act Training

    June 22, 2019
    Dan Jenks

    Open Meetings Act Training 

    April 19, 2017

     

    Professional Development Leadership
    Training and Performance Evaluation
    Reform Act

    November 17, 2017

    Art Kessler  Open Meetings Act Training  April 19, 2017
      Professional Development Leadership
    Training and Performance Evaluation
    Reform Act
    November 17, 2017
    Adam Kornblatt Open Meetings Act Training  March 6, 2017
      Professional Development Leadership
    Training and Performance Evaluation
    Reform Act
    July 21, 2017 
    Bennett Lasko

    Open Meetings Act Training

    May 25, 2017 

     

    Professional Development Leadership Training and Performance Evaluation Reform Act 

    November 17, 2017