Kentucky School Board Association - Regional Training Opportunities

Kentucky School Board Association - Regional Training Opportunities

Location: 
KEDC- LEX
Date: 
April 24, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Sessions 

  1. Ethics: Ethical Governance 
  2. Finance: Finance III 
  3. Charter: Application Part II

Registration paperwork is attached to this post and here https://drive.google.com/open?id=1g72XxEfbCZw5q4ivLl7i-K_y6h3rC-ca

Questions? Call Laura Cole at 502-783-2717 or email Laura.Cole@KSBA.org

 
KEDC- Lexington
April 24, 2019
1-4pm
 
  • Ethics: Ethical Governance

Ethical Governance in a Divisive Era Meets mandated ethics training requirement. Counts toward annual charter authorizer training requirements. (Charter topics met: Ethics, Conflict of interest) School board members and charter school authorizers must be at the forefront in respecting ethical boundaries. They must take ethical decisions and behavior seriously, removing any personal issues or political views from their agendas in order to address student needs. After all, they set a public example for all students to learn to make ethical choices, to think critically and to believe they can make a difference through their words and actions. 

 
  • Finance: Finance III 

Finance III: Dollars and Decisions Counts toward mandated finance training requirement. Counts toward annual charter authorizer training requirements. (Charter topic met: Financial governance and transparency) This session extends the budgeting and resource allocation down to the school level. Participants learn how policy and discretionary decisions impact funding for instructional resources at the school level, including classroom sizes and instructional materials. Participants see how the budget extends to the procurement and payment process and get a short overview of restricted funds and the scope of the annual audit.

 

  • Charter: Application Part II

Preparing for Charter School Applications Part 2 Counts toward annual charter authorizer training requirements. (Charter topics met: Charter application; Financial governance and transparency; Charter school contracting; Charter school closure; Curriculum and instruction; Conflict of interest; Educational services provided for special needs, at risk, English learner, gifted, and other special population students; Physical restraint and seclusion of students Ethics.) School boards may or may not receive any charter school inquiries, but they still need to understand the process as authorizers and to be prepared if they receive an application. The presenter guides participants in understanding the state’s uniform charter school application issued by the Kentucky Department of Education.

 
Questions? Call Laura Cole at 502-783-2717 or email Laura.Cole@KSBA.org