2021 Board Chair Workshop (Virtual Event)
Start Date 02/02/2021 09:00 AM
End Date 02/02/2021 04:00 PM

                                                                   Board Chair Workshop



The GSBA Board Chair Workshop addresses important skills and knowledge required by board chairs in order to provide leadership to a local board of education and is open to all school board members. The training emphasis includes: 

School Law
Effective Governance & Role of Board Chair
Legislative Update and Implications
Communication Best Practices


The virtual program begins at 9:00 AM. The cost is $175 per person and attendees earn 6 hours of credit. 



Board Chair Workshop Agenda

February 2, 2021 -Virtual Event


(Subject to Change)




9:00 AM                  Welcome & Introductions                                   Valarie Wilson, Executive Director

         Dr. Samuel King, Director of Superintendent Search Services

         and Board Development


 9:10 AM                 Legal Issues & Governance                                 Phil Hartley, Harben, Hartley & Hawkins



10:30 AM                Break                             


10:45 AM                Effective Governance and                                   Dr. Donna Hinton, Senior Board Development Specialist

                              Role of Board Chair 

 Dr. Samuel King


12:00 Noon             Lunch                                                               



1:00 PM                  Legislative Update and Implications for                 Angela Palm, Director of Policy and Legislative Services

                              Leaders of Leaders       


2:00 PM                  Effective Communication         Justin Pauly, Director of Communications      

         Dr. Samuel King


2:45 PM                  Break


3:00 PM       Board Chair Moderated Panel Discussion


3:45 PM                  Adjournment