216.2 – BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEMBER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING                                                                                                                                                       

It is the policy of the Board of Directors to send representatives to state and national school board conferences and/or the state and national administrator’s conference each year.  Attendance at these conferences is intended to make the board aware and knowledgeable of national education trends, policies, issues, and programs.

The Board will pay all expenses for IASB in-state meetings for those Board members who attend.  Arrangements for attendance shall be through the central office.  Receipts for all expenses are required for reimbursement.

The Board will pay the registration and expenses for two board members to attend National Conferences or meetings held outside the state.  The Board will pay all reasonable expenses directly related to attendance at the National Conference/ Convention.  Receipts for all expenses are required for reimbursement.

A priority schedule maintained by the superintendent based on past attendance and board seniority will determine, by rank order, board members who may attend National Conferences/Conventions.

Board members attending National Conferences are expected to present a report on the conference proceedings to the Board.

Date of Adoption:  July 1, 1985

Reviewed & Revised:  September 3, 1991, December 20, 1993, December 4, 1995, March 15, 1999, May 21, 2001, March 7, 2006, March 7, 2011, March 21, 2016, February 14, 2022