BBD(LEGAL) - BOARD MEMBERS: TRAINING AND ORIENTATION

Open Meetings Act Training

Public Information Act Training

SBOE-Required Training

Verification

Reporting

Local District Orientation

  1. Be at least three hours in length.
  2. Address local district practices in the following, in addition to topics chosen by the local district:
    1. Curriculum and instruction;
    2. Business and finance operations;
    3. District operations;
    4. Superintendent evaluation; and
    5. Board member roles and responsibilities.
  1. Open meetings act in Government Code 551.005 [see Open Meetings Act Training above];
  2. Public information act in Government Code 552.012 [see Public Information Act Training above]; and
  3. Cybersecurity in Government Code 2054.5191 [see CQB].

Education Code Orientation

  1. Be provided by an ESC.
  2. Be open to any board member who chooses to attend.

Legislative Update

Team Building

Additional Continuing Education (Based on Assessed Needs)

First Year

Subsequent Years

Board President

Evaluating Student Academic Performance

  1. Instruction in school board behaviors correlated with improved student outcomes with emphasis on:
    1. Setting specific, quantifiable student outcome goals; and
    2. Adopting plans to improve early literacy and numeracy and college, career, and military readiness for applicable student groups evaluated in the Closing the Gaps domain of the state accountability system established under Education Code Chapter 39;
  2. Instruction in progress monitoring practices to improve student outcomes; and
  3. Instruction in state accountability with emphasis on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, state assessment instruments administered under Education Code Chapter 39, and the state accountability system established under Chapter 39.

Identifying and Reporting Abuse

  1. Instruction in best practices of identifying potential victims of child abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children;
  2. Instruction in legal requirements to report potential victims of child abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children; and
  3. Instruction in resources and organizations that help support victims and prevent child abuse, human trafficking, and other maltreatment of children.

Training Provider

Registered Provider

Authorized Provider

Note: For cybersecurity training requirements, see CQB(LEGAL).

Rockdale ISD

BBD(LEGAL)-P

UPDATE 115

DATE ISSUED: 7/6/2020