• Attracting, Developing, and Retaining School and System Leadership

  • Board Roles and Responsibilities; Accreditation, Standards, and Statutes 

  • Board’s Role in Increasing Systems’ Graduation Rates

  • Communication Strategies for Boards of Education 

  • Curriculum and Instructional Leadership for Boards of Education 

  • Data Analysis and Accountability Measures for Boards of Education

  • Employing and Evaluating the Superintendent 

  • Establishing, Review and Revising of System Goals and Priorities

  • Facilities Analysis and Planning for Boards of Education 

  • Financial Planning and Budget Analysis for Boards of Education 

  • Legal Issues and Ethics for Boards of Education 

  • Planning for Boards of Education (including Strategic Planning)

  • The Board’s Role in Establishing and Maintaining the School System Climate 

  • The Personnel Function: Understanding and Maintaining the Board’s Role 

  • Understanding and Improving School Outcomes of Trauma Impacted Students

* All courses are three hours’ credit, approved by the Georgia State Board of Education,
and meet Local Board Governance Training requirements.


Cost per class is $1,250 and includes instructors’ travel expenses as well as the cost of course materials and training needs assessment.