Speaking Engagement:

CSBA 2014 Annual Conference | Orientation for New Trustees: Preparation for the First 100 Days

Event Information


Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Moscone Center

Sponsored By:

California School Boards Association (CSBA)
2014 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show (December 14-16, 2014)

KMTG Presenters:


The election is over and it's official—you’re now on the board. What’s next? CSBA’s one-day orientation for new trustees will get you through your first 100 days of service with ease. Start building your network today by meeting other newly elected board members and sharing common goals, experiences and concerns.

It is crucial for the board and superintendent to work closely to provide governance leadership in support of enhanced student learning and achievement. Board presidents and superintendents are encouraged to register new board members for this vital training and to attend with them.

Attendees will learn about the critical role and key responsibilities of board members, and leave with strategies, tips and tools to survive. Topics to be explored include: (1) Getting on the Same Page: (2) Using an Orientation Meeting to Get Everyone on Board Leadership in CSBA: (3) An Introduction Setting Direction for the District: (4) Using Your Policies to Stay on Course Getting Through the First 100 Days: (5) Adopting Your First Interim Report Looking at Your First Budget: (6) Checklist for Reviewing the Budget Knowing What and When to Expect It: (7) A Sample School District Governance Calendar Keeping it Legal: (8) A Legal Primer and the Brown Act Basics