Board Resources

We've pulled together resources from across that can help you and your board as you plan for your district's future and what you hope to accomplish.

Effective Board Practices: An Inventory for School Boards

Tom Rugel, Lago Vista ISD, at the 2008 Summer Leadership Institute North in Fort WorthEncourage your board to start here: Effective Board Practices: An Inventory for School Boards was designed to help leadership teams work though a self-evaluation—reinforcing what you're doing well, and helping to discover what you can do better. It's not easy, but the teams who have completed it will tell you that it's worth it.

Legal FAQs: TASB School Law eSource

These frequently-asked-questions documents, prepared by the attorneys in TASB's Legal Services, cover a spectrum of issues you and your team deal with every day.

New Board Member Resources

You have a lot to take in at once. Bookmark this page of new trustee resources and use it as a touchstone during your first months of service.