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Research is proving the work of your school board affects student success. Trustees like you can build exceptional governance skills to ensure it happens.
To accomplish great things for the schools in your district, your school board needs to work together as a team. An annual Team Building session is not only beneficial—it’s required. TASB can assist.
Effective results don’t just happen. A lot of planning is involved. TASB can help your board-superintendent team determine a vision, set goals, develop and oversee strategic plans, identify issues along the way, and more.
Use these five strategies to start improving your school board’s practices, increase stability, learn together and positively impact student performance.
When a new board member joins a team, it becomes a whole new team, with new dynamics and sometimes shifting priorities. New members must learn what is expected of them, veteran members must learn to be open to a new member's ideas, and both must learn to trust each other. TASB can help teams in transition reduce the time it takes to learn about each other’s needs, working styles, and priorities.
Your board won’t be able to accomplish goals effectively if it doesn’t operate as smoothly as possible. Use TASB to help fine-tune your operations—from polishing board practices to conducting efficient board meetings—and to identify solutions to common problems.
Board self-assessment is a crucial and methodical way to evaluate your school board’s performance and impact on student learning. TASB provides research-backed best practices, reflective questions, and data-informed self-assessment tools to help you make your school board more effective.