Texas Association of School Administrators   |   Texas Association of School Boards
TASA/TASB Convention
September 20–22, 2019 Kay Bailey Hutchison
Convention Center

New School Board Member Seminar

Friday, September 20, 2019

7–7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Program (includes lunch)

Start your first Convention experience off by joining other newly elected school board members for networking and education.

Powered by TASB ISD, this session fulfills TASB ISD sessions Boardsmanship, Teamwork, and School Law Basics

This session will focus on:

  • Job of a school board member
  • Importance for trustees to act as a board rather than as individuals
  • Team effectiveness- how each member can contribute 

Participants will discuss:

  • How to handle the personal and public demands
  • Basic roles\responsibilities and how duties differ from those of the superintendent
  • Key team procedures, communication strategies, and ethical behavior
  • How to avoid nepotism and financial conflicts of interest
  • Tips and tools for new trustees

Questions? Contact Marla Gilliland at marla.gilliland@tasb.org.

*No additional fee is required; however, advance registration is necessary, and participation is limited.