Foundations Workshops: New Board Member Launch and Board Officers' Academy

TASB’s Foundations Workshops are designed specifically for new board members and new board officers. These opportunities provide members with the tools and resources to succeed in their new roles.

New Board Member Launch

Live virtual event

January 14, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Join us for a full day of learning designed for new board members. Network with other new members, while hearing from TASB experts and experienced trustees on a variety of topics. Take a look at the schedule below to see what we have planned for you in January.

Schedule at a glance (pdf)

Anytime learning

The live event is a part of a package that includes Online Learning Center (OLC) content on the required Texas Open Meetings Act and child abuse prevention trainings, as well as a Top 10 series of short courses. The Top 10 series covers a variety of topics, including goal setting, budgeting, school law, policy, and more! Log in to the OLC.

Board Officers’ Academy

Live virtual event

January 15, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Get started in your role as a board officer by participating in this full-day board development experience. Topics include:

  • Officer’s duties and responsibilities
  • Basics of Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Legal and governance perspective on meetings
  • And help choose part of the program from more than five course options

Attendees registered by December 16 will help craft the program by sharing their top choices for additional training topics.

Schedule at a glance (pdf)

A Journey to Excellence, a remote coaching program, is designed to help new and aspiring board officers become better leaders. The six-week program which begins January 22, combines online modules, live webinar group discussions, and one-on-one coaching sessions. Learn more about the program and read about others who have participated in the training. Other courses designed for board officers and available anytime in the OLC includes:

  • Board Officers Forum: Directing Your Focus as a Board Officer
  • Focused and Productive Board Discussions
  • Building Effective Board-Superintendent Teams
  • And more!

Question? Call Board Development Services at 800.580.8272, extension 2459, or email us.