May 29, 2017

Boardsmanship Academy Courses

2016-2017 Board Development Programs book


CANCELLED: Thursday, May 11, 2017 – The 10 Myths of Board Service

POSTPONED: Friday, June 16, 2017 – Evaluating the Superintendent   


Thursday, June 15, 2017 – The 2017 Maryland Legislative Session: What Your Board Needs to Know     

The recently completed 2017 Maryland legislative session generated an unprecedented number of laws and newly required policy items impacting Maryland education. Join us for this extended session that will inform and prepare your board and senior staff regarding requirements in the areas of student discipline, employee relations, special education, and health and safety, among others.   

Due to anticipated attendance, registration is limited to two (2) attendees per school system.

Who should attend:  Board Presidents/Chairs or designees, Superintendents or designees. 

Registration Form                                                    


Thursday, July 6, 2017
The Key Work of School Boards (Registration Form)

The Key Work of School Boards framework has been updated and improved. Learn how this framework provides school board members with tools and information for improving their leadership skills and raising student achievement. Learn about the key action areas for school leaders and how to apply them to your own work as a governance team.

Who Should Attend: School board members, Leadership Program participants
Key Work Areas: Vision, Accountability, Policy, Community Leadership, Board and Superintendent Relationships

*Course required for Leadership Program participants