April 25: Free Governance Academy in the Bay Area

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April 6, 2012 This is the workshop charter school board members DON'T want to miss! Find out everything you need to know to be a responsible steward of your school from the Brown Act to financial and academic oversight.

The Governance Academy is a free, four-hour, intensive workshop designed to help school leaders and governing board members increase their knowledge of ethical and legal obligations as stewards of public institutions. This training will help schools develop legally -compliant governing board policies and procedures, and establish clear roles and responsibilities, including financial oversight and student performance. It will help schools identify key areas of expertise for high- functioning boards and provide training on the Brown Act. The workshop will also include discussion of financial responsibilities and oversight as well as HR Issues, and Board Committees' limitations and duties.

Other topics to be covered:

  • Political Reform Act
  • Conflict of Interest Code Basics
  • Statement of Economic Interest Basics (Form 700)
  • 501©(3) corporations
  • Brown Act/Open Meetings
  • Meetings
  • What is a meeting?
  • Requirements
  • Closed Sessions
  • Public's Rights
  • Minutes
  • Penalties

Sign up today for a workshop near you!

Bay Area

April 25, 1 to 5 p.m.
Alameda County Office of Education, Rm 142
313 West Winton Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
Register now.

Can't make it in person? Go to one of our webinars!


April 19, 1 to 5 p.m. - Register.
April 23, 1 to 5 p.m. - Register.
April 25, 1 to 5 p.m. - Register.

For more information about this workshop, please contact Alice Miller.